Sylvain Leroux: Quatuor Creole (Review)


Review by Hrayr Attarian here at All About Jazz.

Excerpt:

Flautist Sylvain Leroux’s debut, Quatuor Créole, is an enchanting mélange of Guinean sounds, French influences and jazz inflections. In that aspect it is essentially Creole, but not necessary a work of New Orleanian or Haitian folkloric music.

Leroux plays the tambin, a West African reed flute, and a dozon ngoni, a lute from the same region—often alternating between the two on the same track.

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