”Hanoi Duo” Nguyen Le – Ngo Hong Quang and Friends

”Hanoi Duo” Nguyen Le – Ngo Hong Quang and Friends

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24 and 25 Feb 2017, 8 pm

From L’Espace:

As an internationally acclaimed Jazz guitarist and a recipient of the Django Reinhardt Prize, Nguyen Le breathes new life into the common definition of “fusion” by combining jazz with world music. On his Vietnam tour this time, he will present his new album “Hanoi Duo” with another exceptional musician – Ngo Hong Quang, an album that is inspired by Vietnamese contemporary music: colorful with multiple styles, upbeat, sensitive and very intelligent.

The duo also performs in HCMC on March 01.

Nguyen Le: guitar & laptop
Ngo Hong Quang: singing, đàn Môi (Vietnamese jaw harp), đàn Tính (gourd lute), đàn Bầu (monochord zither), đàn Nhị & đàn Cò (two-string fiddle), K’ny (Vietnamese mouth violin), đàn Goong (gong)

Special guests: Diva My Linh.

Guest artists:
Alex Trần, percussion
Nguyễn Hoàng Anh, flute
Nguyễn Mai Lê, đàn Tranh (plucked zither)
Nguyễn Đức Minh, đàn Môi (jaw harp) & flutes
Mỹ Linh, singing

Listen to “Heaven’s Gourd” – a composition that was written, produced, arranged, recorded and mixed by the duo here:

And “Like Mountain Birds” by the duo:

Ticket A 500 000 VND
Ticket B 300 000 VND
Special price for members of L’Espace and students 170 000 VND
Tickets are available at L’Espace since 24 Jan 2017

Follow updates on facebook event.

The event will take place in Hue on 28 Feb and HCMC on 01 Mar.

Translated by Hanoi Grapevine

Institut Français de Hanoi – L’Espace
24 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội
Tel: (84-4) 39 36 21 64
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