Live in Vienna [Bonus Disc]

Live in Vienna [Bonus Disc]

by dZihan & Kamien


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Live in Vienna [Bonus Disc]

This album is actually credited to the dZihan & Kamien Orchestra, which may give the wary music consumer pause, but shouldn't. For this very fine live recording, Live in Vienna, the DJ duo took advantage of a grant offered by the Austrian government (with the purpose of promoting Vienna's "future" music scene) and hired a 22-piece ensemble of musicians from around the globe -- former Miles Davis drummer Sammy Figueroa, a Turkish string section, darbuka player Ahmet Misirli, and many others -- and rehearsed them for a gala live program that was recorded for this CD. The result is wonderful -- not just lively and danceable, though it is both of those things, but also surprisingly elegant and complex. The combination of live instruments from a broad cross section of cultures with a liberal dose of digital electronica and advanced turntablism makes possible a huge variety of moods and textures, from the jazzy Latin roll of "Homebase" to the stuttering soulful hip-hop of "Basmati" (which features guest turntablist DJ Mango) and the exotic world-disco flavor of "Slidub," on which the string players really shine. The overall feel is of a combination dance party and orchestra concert, and it's more fun than three barrels of monkeys. [Live in Vienna includes a bonus disc with remixes of material from the dZihan & Kamien catalog.]

Product Details

Release Date: 09/14/2004
Label: Six Degrees
UPC: 0657036110526
catalogNumber: 1105

Album Credits

Performance Credits

dZihan & Kamien   Primary Artist
Sammy Figueroa   Percussion
Baki Kemanci   Violin
Andrew Small   Drums
Dzihan   Piano,Keyboards
Levent Altindag   Saxophone
Senover Ülker   Trumpet
Misirli Ahmet   Darbouka
Özer Arkun   Cello
Sait Büyükçinar   Violin
Adnan Karaduman   Violin
Ibrahim Sentürker   Viola
Ayhan Senyaylar   Violin
Türker Dinletir   kaval
DJ Mangito Man   Turntables
Kamien   Guitar,Sampling
Ozden Oksuz   Vocals
Aycan Teztel   Trombone
Andrew Small   Drums
Ozer Arkun   Cello
Senova ulker   Trumpet
Ma. Dita   Vocals
Levent Altindag   Saxophone
Turker Dinletir   kaval
Willi Langer   Bass

Technical Credits

Richard Dorfmeister   Producer,Remixing
Dzihan   Arranger,Composer,Producer,String Arrangements,Brass Arrangment
dZihan & Kamien   Audio Production
DV   Producer,Remixing
Mario Kamien   Composer
Dzhian   Composer
Misirli Ahmet   Composer
Martin Vetters   Engineer

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