Jacques Schwarz-Bart : « Abyss »
Année : 2008
Label / Référence : Universal Music Jazz France (5308078)
Personnel : Jacques Schwarz-Bart (Tenor and soprano saxes, flute, vocals on 02 & 12, percussions on 02), Elisabeth Kontomanou (Lead vocals on 02 and 04, improv on "Big Blue"), Guy Conquète (Lead vocals on "An Ba Mango La"), Stephanie McKay (Lead vocals on "Big Blue"), Simone Schwarz-Bart (Poem on "Simone"), Milan Milanovic (Piano and Rhodes), Hervé Samb (Electric, acoustic guitar, acoustic bass guitar on 12), John Scofield (First guitar solo on "Abyss"), Reggie Washington (Electric bass on 01, 02, 03, 06 and 08. Acoustic bass on 04 and 09), Thierry Fanfant (Electric bass on 10 and 11. Acoustic bass on 05), Sonny Troupé (Markè, percussions and background vocals on 12), Olivier Juste (Boula, percussions and background vocals on 12).
Produced by Jacques Schwarz-Bart.
All compositions and lyrics by Jacques Schwarz-Bart / Bois Sec Music.
Poem on "Simone" by Simone Schwarz-Bart.
Arrangements by Jacques Schwarz-Bart, Milan Milanovic, Hervé Samb, Thierry Fanfant, Sonny Troupé and Olivier Juste.
Recorded in February 2008 at Ferber Studio, engineered by René Ameline, assisted by Mr. Joubert.
Edited in February 2008 at Brother Jacques' Studio by Jacques Schwarz-Bart.
Mixed in February 2008 at Bass Hit Studio by David Arlington.
Mastered in March 2008 at Sony Music by Mark Wilder. Titres
- Pan Ga To (04:07)
- Abyss (08:35)
- Dlo Pann (06:13)
- Nubian (04:57)
- After She Left (05:12)
- Mende Chiraj (04:08 )
- Andre (04:41)
- Simone (07:01)
- Dlo Chayé (06:53)
- Motoyo (05:47)
- Big Blue (06:51)
- An Ba Mango La (03:18)