Ray Lema is a multi-instrumentalist artist with a rich practice of classical , jazz and traditional music. Since 1982, he proposed new harmonies wich intricate rhythms and synthesizer with traditional drums and intimate pieces for piano and voice. His work is a synthesis of african music and sounds from all around the world. Joachim Kühn is a German jazz pianist. His artistic career is made of classical music, Dixieland, hard bop, free jazz, free rock, fusion and European improvised music. For him, the borders only exist to be crossed : between East and West, Europe and America, music concerts and modern jazz… Since the beginning of his career, he has been exploring all over different musical worlds and he still goes on today.
“Euro African Suite” is the successful synthesis of african music and western sounds. Released in 1992 on Buda Musique.
CD Track List :
- BACK TO THE ISLANDS
- MARCHE À L’AUBE
- EURO AFRICAN SUITE
Ray LEMA: Keyboards, guitar; Joachim KÜHN:Piano; Jean-François JENNY-CLARK: Double bass; Manuel WANDJI: Percussion; Raymond DOUMBE: Bass; Francis LASSUS: Drums; Moussa SISSOKO: Percussion
Artistic production : Ray LEMA
Production : François DACLA (EPM Musique); Executive production: Philippe JUPIN; Recorded at Studio SOFRESON; Sound ingeneer : Charles EDDI
Artwork : Bruno Broussard; Photo : Valérie GREMET
Buda Musique / Musidisc(1992)