Title: We Want You To Say...
Heads Up International
Jazz Fusion with a Afro Caribbean Flavor
steel pannist - Andy Narell, pianist - Mario
Canonge, bass guitarist - Michel Alibo, drummer - Jean Philippe
We Want You to Say
Musicians Andy Narell (USA), Mario Canonge (Martinique), Michel Alibo
(Martinique), and Jean Philippe Fanfant (Guadeloupe).
We want You To Say - the follow-up CD to the group's initial
musical venture, is great. When you add great production, great
material, great musicianship plus great chemistry, you expect a special
CD. Sakésho does not disappoint. We Want You To
Say is a group effort that should be view and listened to in that
context. The group skillfully powers, explores, and navigates
through a seamlessly woven tapestry of personal experiences.
And so taking the listeners through musical episodes of musical
treats from the African Caribbean Diaspora with a wicked sense of
rhythm, drama and humor. Elements of ska, zouk, jazz, funk, calypso
and big drum to name a few, are all present in a big way.
These musicians bring a spirituality, freedom and freshness that is
rarely captured in a studio setting.
Rather than getting into any deep musical analysis of the
music or any specific track, let's just 'say' Sakésho's
We Want You To Say is required listening and a welcomed
addition to any music lover's collection. These cats are dropping some
Reviewed by: WST/TJ
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