Notes that love one another
[ A history of music as you've never heard it ]
''Did you know that the first microgroove was in invented in an egyptian pyramid ?"
"Why do singers with high-pitched voices drive girls crazy ?"
"Is the expression ''Dumb like a tenor'' justified by the laws of acoustics ?"
Anouch (trio + Balkanes)
was my grandmother. In 1915 she walked 1000 km from Amasya to Deir es-Zor. If she survived
survived, it's because she had a big mouth and was able to move the Turkish commander of the convoy that was deporting her.
the Turkish commander of the convoy that was deporting her. In Armenian, "Anouch" means "sweet". It's a good thing that music
is sacred and ... sweet". André Manoukian takes us to the Levant of his ancestors,
guided by the Balkans who have mixed their Bulgarian voices with the atmospheric jazz of his trio.
(Line up; Piano, violoncelle, tablas + Balkanes)
The Pianos of Gainsbourg
Serge Gainsbourg's father was a bar pianist, and Serge Gainsbourg himself dabbled in this exhilarating yet ungrateful profession in his youth.