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Renaud Garcia-FonsAudio CD
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Renaud Garcia-Fons was born in 1962 near Paris to parents from the Catalonia region of northeastern Spain, and was introduced to music at age five, taking up the piano and classical guitar. As a young man, he studied the double bass at the Paris Conservatory of Music, performing in its orchestras and refining his knowledge of music theory and performance. He also became the private student of ... Read more in Amazon's Renaud Garcia-Fons Store

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  • Audio CD (January 11, 2011)
  • Original Release Date: 2011
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Enja
  • ASIN: B003WL7ELC
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #133,473 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant cross-genre music! April 8, 2011
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I was not familiar with Renaud Garcia-Fons before this album, so I was surprised by the inventiveness, the musicianship, the lyrical lines based on folk music, and the creativity of the music. This is a cross-genre blend of jazz, mediterranean, and classical. At times sweeping, at times intimate, the music changes according to its real or imagined setting, with some songs seeming to have different movements of changing rhythms, instruments and melodies.

This is an ambitious and wonderful album, in some ways a more restrained and Mediterranean version of the sophisticated music of Oregon or Oystein Sevag. Don't miss it!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Sailing the Musical Sea March 7, 2014
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The Mediterranean Sea defines a region. The surrounding sea coasts and ports communicated with each other in trade, in culture, in colonization. A similar climate, typically balmy, and a common feeling of the sea, with fishing and travels also bring focus. Renaud García-Fons, a 5-string acoustic bassist, himself has Spanish, French, and Italian roots. With a talented ensemble he presents a clockwise musical exploration of the Mediterranean perimeter beginning with southern Spain. Lyricism is his forte, and with various rhythms and moods, the ethnic distinctions are more suggestive and atmospheric than with traditional musical idioms. Often a dance emerges, but sad ballads also are encountered.

An ancient Andalusian rhythm and Moorish percussion begins the journey, and we are introduced to the variety of instruments: accordion, baroque lute, flamenco guitar, the double-bass, frame drums (bendir, daf, and tar), cymbals, and udu clay pot bass percussion. Later in other tracks are heard the octobass and alto flutes, theorbo bass lute, Persian tanbur long-neck lute, cajon, shakers zarb goblet drum, darbouka drum, rik small tambourine, clarinet, bansuri bamboo flute, bouzouki lute, and guimbarde Jew's mouth harp. Lorca's Spain next leads to a 12-beat flamenco seguriya as forceful military hymn. From Mars, we meet Venus in a song of love and inner beauty as a Renaissance lute ballad. Remaining in Spain, the musicians go to festive, cosmopolitan Barcelona. France is reached with the words of symbolist writer Auguste Villieres de l'Isle-Adam as oars. Just past the Spanish border is Areglès-sur-Mer, site of a concentration camp; drone basses and the double bass bring a chilling lament in honor of the interned 100,000 Spanish Republicans.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Majestic June 29, 2013
By Sam
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You know guys here South Africa we boast about the best jazz cds,now if you come with something like you are the man. I am the man cause of you guys big five to you, thank you a million
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Music June 13, 2013
By Dr L
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I play this in the car constantly. Garcia-Fons was in Melbourne (Australia) last year where I had the pleasure of hearing him play his 5 string (!!) double bass. Great jazz, heavily influenced by the Middle East.
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