Eve is Beninese singer/songwriter Angélique Kidjo's first recording in nearly four years. Its title is inspired literally by her mother Yvonne's nickname, and metaphorically for the Judeo-Christian heritage's first woman. It is "dedicated to the women of Africa: to their resilience and their beauty." Produced by Patrick Dillett, the album was recorded in the U.S., France, Luxembourg, and Africa. The cast of musicians is stellar: Lionel Loueke and Dominic James on guitars, Steve Jordan on drums, Christian McBride on bass, and Jean Hébrail on programming and arrangements, plus a slew of percussionists and keyboardists and a horn section. Guests include Rostam Batmagli (Vampire Weekend), Dr. John, Bernie Worrell, Nigerian singer ASA, the Kronos Quartet, Steven Bernstein, Stuart Bogie, and, on the sweeping, nearly transcendent "Awalole," the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg.
Listen to the Movies! Musical memory of cinema! Angélique, Marquise of Angels / Michel Magne Soundtracks of the five films in the series Angelica (1964-1968) in 1964, Michel Magne is a talented young composer shaggy, revealed by his collaborations with Roger Vadim (The Rest of the Warrior), Henri Verneuil (A monkey in winter, Melody in the basement) and Georges Lautner (Les Tontons flingueurs). The Christmas 64 years will further consolidate it's status, with the inauguration Simultaneous two successful series: Fantômas and ngelique. This adaptation the novel cycle of Anne and Serge Golon give the actress Michele Mercier opportunity to interpret the role of his life… and that of writing five Magne large orchestral scores, halfway between Baroque music and romantic, worn by a big lyrical theme in the form of portrait of the heroine. " It is a theme that tells Angelique, said the composer. That is to say a woman who is fighting desperately for his love. "Thanks in particular to TV replays, the Angelique among the most famous scores Magne… but, paradoxically, had never been fully edited.