NGUYEN LE feat. Charged Particles with special guest Vanessa Vo

When
Wed Oct 31, 2012
Where
Yoshi's San Francisco - Live Music & Japanese Restaurant
Time
8:00pm
Cost
$18
Tags
Music, Live Music Clubs, Jazz

Description

Few musicians embody the word "fusion" more than Parisian-born guitarist Nguyên Lê. For the past 25 years he's been mining a combination of fusion by the more conventional definition—the infusion of rock energy into the jazz sphere—with fusion in a broader sense, the seamless integration of music from cultures around the world. (All About Jazz)

Wednesday, Oct 31

8pm $18

Born in Paris from Vietnamese parents, he began to play drums at the age of 15, then took up guitar & electric bass. After graduating in Visual Arts, he majored in Philosophy, writing a thesis on Exoticism. Then he devoted to music, creating "ULTRAMARINE" (1983), a multi-ethnic band whose CD "DÉ" has been considered "1989's best World Music album" Philippe Conrath, Libération.

Nguyên LE is a self-taught musician, with a wide scope of interests: Rock & Funk (Jim Cuomo, Madagascar tour 84), Jazz standards & contemporary Jazz (bass player with Marc Ducret, guitar player with Eric Barret), Improvised Music (Yves Robert), Singers (Ray Charles),Contemporary Music (André Almuro, Tona Scherchen, Marius Constant, Mauricio Kagel), Ethnic Music: African & Caribbean with ULTRAMARINE, Algerian with Safy Boutella & Cheb Mami, Indian with Kakoli, Turkish with Kudsi Erguner, Vietnamese with his "Dan Bau" (traditional one-stringed instrument) teacher Truong Tang.

For more information, visit the event page here:
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/jazzclub/artist/show/3053

More Info

Link
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco
Call
415-655-5600 (Box Office)

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Location

  1. Yoshi's San Francisco - Live Music & Japanese Restaurant
    1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA