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  Исполнитель(и) :
   Linx, David  (Vocals) , Rhoda Scott (Hammond) , Andre Ceccarelli (Drums
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  Наименование CD :
   Rock My Boat



Год издания : 2011

Компания звукозаписи : Naive, (wb)

Музыкальный стиль : Vocal Jazz, Contemporary Jazz

Время звучания : 53:10

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CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Jazz (Man Voice)      

Nguyen Le - guitar (1,3,4,7,11,12)

Lenine - vocals (4)

Paolo Fresu - flugelhorn (12)

Sergio Krakowski - pandeiro (1,3,6,10,11)

Julien Lourau - tenor and soprano saxophone (1,11)

Steven Houben - flute and alto saxophone (5,7)

Christophe Wallemme - acoustic bass (1,3,11)

Tejan Karefa - voice (11)

Imagine a more soulful Michael Buble minus the crass commercialism with just a touch of beatnik Bobby McFerrin added and the end result is a delightfully eclectic and truly original vocal stylist that is taking Europe by storm - enter David Linx.

Essentially a trio recording with some brilliant guest artists including Nguyen Le on guitar and Paolo Fresu on flugelhorn and the synergy created on this release is captivating. A more than competent vocalist with a soulful and engaging tonality, Linx has penned seven originals clearly demonstrating an artistic gift that goes well beyond the obvious vocal magic of his craft.

While at first glance the tunes would appear to be more of a hodgepodge of this and that to perhaps show off a more one trick pony side of a vocal want to be, Rock My Boat is one of a few well thought out and even better orchestrated vocal releases of the year. The tunes range from Mose Allison to Ivan Lins and contain a smoldering sense of style and swing making as often said, "old school turn new cool." Linx shines on his own soulful and swinging self titled composition "Rock My Boat." A light Brazilian flavor shines through on "Just Give Me Some Time" and then Linx kicks the vocal pyrotechnics into high gear with a Bobby McFerrin like performance on another original "Make It Up." Sonic texture, flavor and a vocal tapestry of originality best describes David Linx. Refreshing.

Linx has performed with such jazz greats as Toots Thielemans, "Sweets" Edison and Steve Coleman. This Brussels native is infusing a refreshing style and swing back into vocal jazz making Rock My Boat a rock solid release and certainly worth a look!

- criticaljazz.com


  Соисполнители :

Christophe Wallemme (Double Bass)
Claude Egea (Trumpet)
Daniel Zimmermann (Trombone)
Guy Barcena (Background Vocals)
Julien Lourau (Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone)
Lenine (Vocals)
Nguyen Le (Guitar)
Paolo Fresu (Flugelhorn)
Pierre Olivier Govin (Alt Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone)
Steve Houben (Flute, Alt Saxophone)
Tejan Karefa (Vocals)


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   1 Rock My Boat         0:05:01 David Linx / Diederik Wissels
   2 I Never Went Away         0:05:09 Richard Rodney Bennett
   3 Just Give Me Time         0:03:14 Francy Boland / Jimmy Woode
   4 Letter To My Son/Aos Nossos Filhos         0:05:58 Ivan Lins / David Linx / Vitor Martins
   5 Childhood         0:04:52 Steve Houben / David Linx
   6 Foolkiller         0:02:06 Mose Allison
   7 Northern Star         0:05:22 Daniel Goyone / David Linx
   8 Where Rivers Join         0:04:01 David Linx
   9 A Quiet Place         0:05:15 Ralph Carmichael
   10 Even Make It Up         0:05:42 Daniel Goyone / David Linx
   11 Yesternow         0:02:48 Miles Davis / Tejan Karefa
   12 On The Other Side         0:03:42 Dominique Borker / David Linx

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