Cristina Pato - The Galician Connection RARE
LeveringOphalen of Verzenden
With collaborations by singer Rosa Cedron (ex-Luar na Lubre, Mike Oldfield), accordion player Victor Prieto and his trio, canadian mezzo soprano Patrice Jegou, Javier Cedrons string quartet, Carlos Beceiros bouzouki and her band members Laura Amado (voice), David G. Outumuro (percussions), Xan Padron and Raquel Pato. The Galician Connection was recorded in New York, Madrid, Galicia and Lisbon; produced by Cristina Pato for Zouma Records the cd includes 12 works composed by Cristina Pato, Victor Prieto, Xan Padrón, Rosa Cedrón and Raquel Pato among others.
The Galician Connection is a very intimate, personal and sincere project that connects Galician bagpipe to contemporary Music with Works like Caronte, Lamento or Meniña Gaiteira, to Jazz with Mundos Celtas or Nos Altos de Washington or to American classics like Sleepin Beeincluding the connection to pop with Rubias Envidias. The Galician Connection includes the other side of Cristina as a collaborative pianist, accompanying Rosa Cedron and Patrice Jegou in works composed by Harold Arlen/Truman Capote, Raquel Pato and Rosa Cedrón (Sleepin Bee, Negro Caravel, Miña Nai Lúa). In The Galician Connection Galician bagpipe and piano connect from contemporary music to jazz
The Galician Connection is the beginning of a new step for one of the most international stars of the gaita. A pioneer on the use of the Galician bagpipe as a global instrument, Cristina Pato continues showing the possibilities of her instrument through contemporary music and her own language.
Cristina Pato is a member of Yo Yo Mas The Silk Road Ensemble.
ZOUMA Records ZRCD062