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Daunik Lazro, Thierry Madiot, Dominique Répécaud, Camel Zekri - Rekmazladzep (CD)
Camel Zekri (electroacoustic guitar), Thierry Madiot (bass trombone and trumpets), Daunik Lazro (baritone saxophone) and Dominique Répécaud (electric guitar) reach a rare degree of balance between softness and roughness, between lightning and harmony.
"Heavy, humming clouds threaten, making a promise rather than a twilight threat. The group Rekmazladzep, created as a tribute to the singer Annick Nozati in the autumn of 2000, have increased in number to achieve a grander effect, a slow embrace, a bundle of wide, charcoal smudges. This recording was made in the summer of 2005 by Daunik Lazro, Thierry Madiot, Domonique Répécaud and Camel Zekri who were already well-acquainted from previous ensemble work: Misère de Cordes and Le Cercle guitar quartets; a variety of duos; the Ramon Lopez quartet, Soixante Etages, etc. Here, they move with a serene power, a jumbo jet in slow motion, with winking lights at the tips of its wings, its huge belly blocking out the night. It is like an intense meditation, complex in structure—but seven precise moments become clear : the progression of kerosene burning through its phrases. Gaping vapour trails are left in the sky, eddies and flurries brewing in their wake, in the darkness."
Guillaume Tarche
Daunik Lazro (born in 1945 in Chantilly, France) is an eminent jazz and improvised music saxophonist, a major figure of the European avant-garde music scene. He has played and recorded with countless groups and musicians, such as Joëlle Léandre, Evan Parker, Michel Doneda, Georges Lewis…
Sound artist, composer and improviser, Thierry Madiot plays bass trombone, tubes, do his own sound massages and realize sound installations.
French experimental guitar player, Dominique Répécaud (1955-2016) was the director of CCAM and Festival Musique Action and founder member of 33REVPERMI
Camel Zekri (born 1962 in Paris) is a composer, guitarist, ethnomusicologist, artistic director and teacher. Of Algerian origin, he has undertaken the meeting of two worlds, that of improvised music where he is active in France, and that of his roots, Africa and traditional music.
published in 2006
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