‘Globalistics’, CD-Globalistics

by Global Village Orchestra

The Global Village Orchestra brings 10 musicians together of 8 different nationalities. Senegalese and Turkish vocalizing, Balkanesque improvisations,  Indian and Uighurian flavors. A vital, exotic feast of color! In the US, South Americas, Canada and Japan under license of Random Chance Records, NYC LopLop records, Utrecht, LLr 010, rec. dec. 2002 in Weesp, The Netherlands


Gravity (Vogel) Gravity (exerpt)

Beduin (K.Eharruyen) Beduin (Exerpt)

Globalistics (S.Kamperman) Globalistics (Exerpt)

Slavic Brew (Lotz) Slavic Brew (exerpt)

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Musicians Mola Sylla (vocals, m’bira, xalam and kongoma); Behsat Üvez (vocals, saz, baglama, darbuka, davul, tef and kasik); Kamil Abbas (violin, ghijak); Mark Alban Lotz (piccollo, concert-, alto-, bass-, PVC contra bass flutes, bansuri); Steven Kamperman (b-flat & e-flat clarinets); Akos Laki (b-flat & bass clarinet, tenor sax); Henk Spies (soprano & bass saxophone); Karim Eharruyen (ud); Tjitze Anne Vogel (double bass); Afra Mussawissadeh (percussion-set, ghatam, cajon)

Tracks Sequenze I (GVO); Gravity (T.A.Vogel); Yaschlik (trad./T.A.Vogel); Sequenze II (GVO); Blue Wedding (A.Laki); Beduin (K.Eharruyen); Slavic Brew (M.A.Lotz); Ayerlik (trad.); Tubab Magyar (H.Spies); Sequenze II; Little Shiva (M.A.Lotz); Globalistics (S.Kamperman); Epilogue (M.Sylla)

… you should visit Lop Lop’s Web site last week if not sooner, and pick this up straightaway.” (Ken Egbert, Jazz Now, USA)

“This tri-continental orchestra is a PC critic’s dream. There is something really deep and moving here.” (Will Romano, moderndrummer.com, USA)

“Embracing a celebration of life – a colorful cross-cultural sampling of musical compositions.” (Cheryl Hughey , Jazz Review, USA)

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