Philippe & Gabriel
I suppose one cannot write a Folk album without featuring a harmonica. Interestingly enough for the song “L’inspiration” I tried everything for the solo, from sitar to gospel choir, to psychedelic voices and other horns and flutes and percussions…. It is only when I decided to collaborate with Leon on testing various things for another song that I thought …maybe he could give aMore...HARMONICA SOLO
“L’Inspiration” took many twists and turns before reaching its current state. We tried many versions with acoustic guitars and pianos … but the one thing that really stood out is the great guitars part from Christopher Campbell from Jamaica. What a soulful take he proposed with 2 guitars spiralling and blending together. All the other instruments were recorded around this great take! Hope you will like it. 😊
In order to get a 70’s sound from a Rhodes piano and electric pianos lines I did reach out to Dave Lagrande based in Nashville. Through an online collaboration he recorded the Rhodes behind La Nuit, Inspiration and several other songs. He found the right balance between keeping things simple but slightly jazzy and his beautifully crafted licks give a warm sound to those songs. Thanks again Dave!
I always wanted to collaborate with Ali Sehir and add some eastern vibe to my music through his very interesting violas and clarinet lines. I approached him at the early stage of the song “La Nuit” and we did not succeed to collaborate yet as the song was in a too early draft stage, still very folk and did not meet with the genericMore...FLUTES AND VIOLAS