℗ 2016 Cantaloupe Music
Duration 49m 39s
Record Label Cantaloupe Music
Catalogue No. CA-21120
Release Date August 26, 2016
Genre Classical
 

Bonjour

Bonjour

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1.1
Friday 3PM
Florent Ghys; Ashley Bathgate; Florent Ghys; Eleonore Oppenheim; James Moore; Owen Weaver
6:49
1.2
Wednesday
Florent Ghys; Ashley Bathgate; Florent Ghys; Eleonore Oppenheim; James Moore; Owen Weaver
6:35
1.3
Thursday Afternoon
Florent Ghys; Ashley Bathgate; Florent Ghys; Eleonore Oppenheim; James Moore; Owen Weaver
6:02
1.4
Sunday
Florent Ghys; Ashley Bathgate; Florent Ghys; Eleonore Oppenheim; James Moore; Owen Weaver
9:18
1.5
Monday Morning
Florent Ghys; Ashley Bathgate; Florent Ghys; Eleonore Oppenheim; James Moore; Owen Weaver
8:04
1.6
Thursday Morning
Florent Ghys; Ashley Bathgate; Florent Ghys; Eleonore Oppenheim; James Moore; Owen Weaver
6:53
1.7
Tuesday Noon Around 12:21
Florent Ghys; Ashley Bathgate; Florent Ghys; Eleonore Oppenheim; James Moore; Owen Weaver
5:58
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Duration    49m 39s
Bonjour is a low string band that combines basses, cello, guitars, drums, pitched percussion, melodica and voices to create music that easily slides across genre barriers; an unusual sound world that’s equal parts groove, melody and meditation. The pieces on Bonjour's self-titled debut album are snapshots, each representing a day of the week and its associated mood. The ensemble's founder, songwriter and alto bassist Florent Ghys draws on the Indian classical tradition of raga, Western classical tradition, jazz and other popular music to craft his own idiosyncratic style that shimmers with influences, pushed beyond the safety net of new classical to something altogether edgy and adventurous. The players’ voices are alternately treated as additional melodic instruments or as dictaphones spewing nonsensical parallel quotes from a variety of sources.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Cantaloupe Music Studio Masters

44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM, mastered in 96 kHz / 24-bit Recorded live by Henry Hirsch, Hudson, NY Edited by Florent Ghys at Woolworth Studio A, Princeton, NJ Mixed and mastered by Joe Branciforte at Greyfade Studio, Bushwick, NY Design by Audrey Janvier, Paris, France Executive producers: Michael Gordon, David Lang, Kenny Savelson and Julia Wolfe
 Label manager: Bill Murphy
 Cantaloupe sales manager: Adam Cuthbert

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