As Youssef Chahine, the famous film-maker and name-sake , Khalil Chahine is Egyptian. Hardened Guitar player and Composer who accompanied Jacques Dutronc and who composed many movies' soundtracks, among which «Venus beauty» and «Monsieur Batignole», Khalil Chahine presents us his latest CD "Kairos, le temps ressenti".
If it weren't for the high fidelity, Between Dogs and Wolves, the fifth long-player from British-born singer/songwriter Piers Faccini, could easily be mistaken for a late-'60s/early-'70s Harvest Records release, appearing in a display case next to Shirley & Dolly Collins'Anthems in Eden or Roy Harper's Stormcock.
The style of Tigran Hamasyan is a rich mixture of rock, armenian folklore, experimental music, metal and, obviously of jazz. His scenic performances, filled of all those influences sometimes tender, sometimes furious, have recognized him as the spearhead of the new generation of jazzmen.
A stateless musician. That's what Rit. Since its inception, the one-man band from Marseille is caracterized by an almost fierce desire to combine a multitude of styles without ever sticking to one of them. Some would say that this is a severe lack of artistic balance, overt signs of an identity which is struggling to build itself. Others will see instead a slow but visible change on each new record...