Boulou Ferré – New York, N.Y. (SCCD 31404)

SCCD 31404 New York, NY / Boulou Ferré Quintet In the autumn of 1996 legendary French gypsy guitarist bothers Boulou & Elios Ferré took a short trip to New York to make this new recording after a 10-year absence from recording studios. “… So this is their playing ‘postcard from Manhattan’ and a brief meeting of minds with three inspirational Americans who did their utmost to make the visitors feel at home…a stirring souvenir of an intriguing cultural cocktail .” (Mark Gardner) 1. Israel (Johnny Carisi)2. Yesterdays (Jerome Kern)3. Intersection sur une prèlude de Bach (Boulou Ferré)4. Background music (Warne Marsh)5. À Paris (Francis Lemarque)6. Ablution (Lennie Tristano)7. Nuit d'insomnie … Continue reading

Boulou Ferré – Guitar Legacy (SCCD 37009/10)

1. Autumn leaves (Joseph Kosma)2. Change of life (Elios Ferré)3. Subconscious Lee (Lee Konitz)4. In your own sweet way (Dave Brubeck)5. Nuages (Django Reinhardt)6. The man I love (George Gershwin)1. Confirmation (Charlie Parker)2. Body and soul (Johnny Green)3. Satin doll (Duke Ellington)4. Cherokee/Marshmallow (Ray Noble/Warne Marsh)5. In your own sweet way (Dave Brubeck) UPC/EAN: 716043700929 … Continue reading

Boulou Ferré – Confirmation (SCCD 31243)

SCCD 31243 Confirmation / Boulou Ferré Quartet " .. .the music sparkles from the word 'go' with Parker's Confirmation…Well recorded and musically very impressive, Try and hear it ." (David Lands, Jazz Journal International) 1. Confirmation (Charlie Parker)2. Body and soul (Johnny Green)3. Satin doll (Duke Ellington)4. Cherokee/Marshmallow (Ray Noble/Warne Marsh)5. In your own sweet way (Dave Brubeck) UPC/EAN: 716043124329 … Continue reading

Boulou Ferré – Nuages (SCCD 31222)

SCCD 31222 Nuages / Boulou Ferré Trio “… The Ferré trio’s performance is full of European flavour…their emotional play suits very well the tunes selected here …” (Okazaki, Swing Journal) 1. Autumn leaves (Joseph Kosma)2. Change of life (Elios Ferré)3. Subconscious Lee (Lee Konitz)4. In your own sweet way (Dave Brubeck)5. Nuages (Django Reinhardt)6. The man I love (George Gershwin) UPC/EAN: 716043122226 … Continue reading

Boulou Ferré – Relax And Enjoy (SCCD 31210)

SCCD 31210 Relax And Enjoy / Boulou Ferré Quartet “ .. .a most enjoyable album. Given the instrumentation, one might assume this is music close in spirit to that of Django Reinhardt, but the Ferres have extended their music beyond that genre. …their interpretations of well-known classics..are fresh and wholly interesting …” (Carl Brauer, Cadence) 1. Pent-up house (Sonny Rollins)2. Body and soul (Johnny Green)3. Con alma (Dizzy Gillespie)4. Stella by starlight (Victor Young)5. Relax and enjoy (Elios Ferré)6. Round about midnight (Thelonious Monk)7. Celui qui doit venir (Boulou Ferré)8. A la clair fontaine (Boulou Ferré)9. Donna Lee (Charlie Parker) UPC/EAN: 716043121021 … Continue reading

Boulou Ferré – Trinity (SCCD 31171)

SCCD 31171 Trinity / Boulou Ferré Trio “… The brothers Ferré are among the most personal voices of European guitarists…Their virtuosity, their culture and their humour have long been deeply rooted in the Gypsy jazz…This disc in which they propel toward the bass of Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen reaches the ideal point in chamber jazz .” (Jean Wagner, Télérama) 1. I can't get started (Vernon Duke)2. Groovin' high (Dizzy Gillespie)3. Lover man (Ram Ramirez)4. Ice cream Konitz (Lee Konitz)5. De Moscou à Odessa (Boulou Ferré)6. Hi Beck (Lee Konitz)7. There'll never be another you (Harry Warren)8. Out of nowhere (Green/Heyman) UPC/EAN: 716043117123 … Continue reading

Boulou Ferré – Gypsy Dreams (SCCD 31140)

SCCD 31140 Gypsy Dreams / Boulou & Elios Ferré “… In this duo acoustic guitar session, the brothers Ferré grab and hold attention …they maintain a lively, imaginative interplay… greatly extend the library for acoustic guitar. This is a worthy follow-up of their earlier album SCCD 31120 Pour Django .” (Ottawa Citizen, May 1, 1981) 1. Gypsy dreams (Elios Ferré)2. Half Nelson (Miles Davis)3. Coisa mais Linda (Lyra/De Moraes)4. Puro dinalo (Elios Ferré)5. Dixie's dilemma (Warne Marsh)6. Mihoko (Boulou Ferré)7. Variation sur une folklore rumain (Boulou Ferré)8. Panique (Baro Joseph Ferre)9. Subconscious Lee (Lee Konitz)10. Choukar mintch (Boulou Ferré) UPC/EAN: 716043114023 … Continue reading

Boulou Ferré – Pour Django (SCCD 31120)

SCCD 31120 Pour Django / Boulou Ferré & Elios Ferré The debut album by Boulou and Elios Ferré is dedicated to Django Reinhardt to whom the Brothers owe their musical background as gypsy musicians. Boulou Ferré (b. April 24, 1951 in Paris) gave his first concert at the Musée Guimet in Paris at the age of 8. He made his first recording when he was 10. Duke Ellington was one of the first to spot this prodigy and remarked “ Boulou is a rainbow across Django’s genius .” With younger brother Elios (b. December 18, 1956 in Paris) Boulou formed this guitar duet in 1972. The Ferré Brothers soon became … Continue reading