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The instrumentation combines standard western instruments from the world of jazz (saxophone, guitar, bass, drums) and traditional Khmer instruments (bamboo flute, xylophone, and the one stringed violin)
This original music project is based on using two types of musical themes. (Mezcal Jazz Unit has already used this same approach in projects carried out with traditional musicians in India, Laos, Vietnam, and Nigeria…. (http://www.mezcaljazzunit.com/pprojects.htm)
- The first types of themes are traditional Khmer melodies adapted and arranged to create openings that enable the group as a whole to play together. It is the path the French musicians take towards Cambodian music, trying to respect the codes and nuances of the music.
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