MP3 Franck Bedez - Investigations
An epic patchwork of Jazz instrumentals and Rythm''n''Blues songs featuring 25 top act artists
10 MP3 Songs in this album (46:13) !
Related styles: URBAN/R&B: R&B Pop Crossover, JAZZ: Smooth Jazz
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Bass player Franck Bedez presents "Franck Bedez Investigations", his first solo album.
On this project, Franck has invited twenty five exceptional guest artists to record with him an epic patchwork of original instrumental material and original songs, as well as a personal arrangement of Al Green''s ‘Take me to the River’.
As the producer and arranger of the album, Franck Bedez put special emphasis on combining the diverse participating artists and musicians to create a unique chemistry on each track.
The album features :
Michael Alizon (Sax), Vincent Bidal (Keys), Emmanuel Boch (Hammond B3 & Wurlitzer), Hervé Brault (Guitars), Guy Broglé (Percussions), Jean-Yves d''Angelo (Piano), Razika Djoudi (Flute), Sandra Djoudi (Background vocals), Jim Grandcamp (Guitars), Jon Grandcamp (Drums), Michel-Yves Kochmann (Guitars), Marcel Loeffler (Bandonéon), Dominique Metz (Drums), Quentin Moll (Guitars), Grégory Ott (Piano), Emmanuel Séjourné (Marimba), Jérôme Spieldenner (Drums), Baastian Sluis (Drums), Fab Tranzer (Guitars), Matthieu Zirn (Drums).
Legendary drummer Steve Ferrone joined the team on two tracks,
French hot shot bass player Dominique Bertram also chimed in for a duet with Franck.
You will also hear great singers Lisa Doby (USA), Bonnie Jeanne Taylor (USA) and Robert ''Ian'' Brown (UK) on the album''s songs.
The beautiful digipack contains a 3D graphic novel by Christophe Depoire,
As well as a video clip of the making of "Funk Hunters", produced live in the studio by Philippe Sutter.
* Franck''s biography :
Grown near his father''s recording studio, he started to play pro at the age of 18.
Over the years, he has been doing both live and studio work with many different artists.
These include : Liane Foly (F), Nicole Croisille (F), Wanda Jackson (USA), Lisa Doby (USA), Katy Mofatt (USA), Ian Robert Brown (UK), Linda Gail-Lewis (USA), Bonnie Jeanne Taylor (USA), Cookie Dingler (F) to name only a few.
He has also worked with renowned drummers Rick Latham, Christophe Deschamps, Felix Sabbal-Lecco, Joe Hammer, Mel Gaynor (Simple Minds), Dom Famularo, Walfredo Reyes Jr. or Greg Bissonette.
The "Make a Wish" concerts in Brussels, presented by Liane Foly, led him to play with top acts Julie Zenatti, Nolwenn Leroy, Lââm & Dany Brilliant.
He had the opportunity to open for Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, Percy Sledge, Johnny Clegg, Bernard Allison, Les frères Moutin, Salomon Burke, Willy Deville, John Lee Hooker Jr., Tineke Postma, Lucky Peterson, Véronique Sanson, Michael Jones and Katonoma.