2013年3月22日金曜日

[663] Isiro - Everything But Antartica



Label: Les Disques Du Crépuscule

Catalog#: TWI 914-2
Format: CD, Album
Country: Belgium
Released: 1990
DISCOGS AMAZON

1 Isiro 5:57

2 Progressus Profanus 6:15
3 January 1st 1989 5:20
4 Xingu 5:15
5 Pijkje 6:45
6 Simba Alilia 5:55
7 Tira Mi Su 4:00
8 Enristoda 5:30
9 Xingu (Remix) 1:04

Isabelle AntenaやDevine & Stattonなど多くのポップ/ジャズの録音に参加、アフリカ音楽/民俗学の研究家でもある打楽器奏者Frank Michiels(フランク・マイケルズ)と、木管楽器や鍵盤楽器を操るJohan Vandendriessche(ジョアン・ヴァンデンドリエッシュ)によるデュオIsiro(イシロ)。Les Disques Du Crépusculeで発表された唯一の作品となる「Everything But Antartica」は、マイケルズの研究に基づくザイール/ルワンダ/タンザニア音楽のフィールド録音、ギター/ドラムやエレクトロニクスを交えて、多様な音楽スタイルや文化を交錯させたSt.GIGA系エスニック・クロスオーバー作。イシロは‎コンゴ民主共和国の都市名。


Frank Michiels bio.

Frank MICHIELS, born in a musical family, studied musicology at the Leuven University and percussion at the music academy of Etterbeek, Brussels. His carreer covers a wide scope of musical fields : jazz, pop music, ethnic music. In the jazz world, he had the opportunity to play with MILKSHAKE BANANE - with a.o. Johan and Peter VANDENDRIESSCHE (saxes), Toots THIELEMANS, Philip CATHERINE, the European Jazz Big Band. Very active in the recording studios, he worked with Myriam MAKEBA, Mory KANTE, the group SOULSISTER and many others. Frank MICHIELS is also a music ethnologist. Very interested by African music, he works for the world famous "Royal Museum of Centra Africa" in Tervueren (Belgium). He also did research work in countries such as Congo, Rwanda, Kenya, Puerto-Rico, Ivory Coast, etc... For ten years, he teaches percussion at the Royal Music Conservatory in Brussels. Recently, he was involved in the BIORITMIX project, which appeared in Brussels and was a unique gathering of percussionnists from the whole world : Trilok GURTU (India), Madjid KHALADJ (Iran), Doudou 'N Daye ROSE (Senegal), KIAN-ZO (Ivory Coast), Hiba Burundi drummers, the Gamelan duo Made (Indonesia), etc... On this occasion, these artists were guests of his own 10 piece BELGIAN PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE. He also participated in the albums of the band "The Demagogue Reacts" with Johan VANDENDRIESSCHE, titled "Action Reaction" & "Kazzbah".
from Les Lundis d'Hortense