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In A New Light

by Jean-Michel Kajdan

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Mgalawazy 00:43
Der Aktivist 04:43
Roof 93 03:44


released January 15, 2013


Jean-Michel Kajdan • guitar
Laurent David • bass
Jean-Christophe Calvet • drums

Guests • Phil Foera (guit 10), Nenad Gajin (guit 4), Olivier Louvel (saz 8), Sylvin Luc (guit 3), Romane (guit 7), Greg Zlap (harp 10).

Produced by Jean-Michel Kajdan for NO ACTING

Recorded in september 2012 @ Midilive Studio, Villetaneuse FR by Pierre-Yves Roupin.
Guests and guitar overdubs recorded by JMK @ Roof 93 Studio, Les Lilas FR.
Mixed in november 2012 @ Cloche-Perce Studio Paris FR by Pierre-Yves Roupin.
CD mastering @ Metropolis Studio, London UK by Tim Young
Front cover and collage on canvas by Acko • Front cover photo by Luca Nicolao.
Artwork by Juliette Cheval/Atelier Polygraphik • Photos by David Durca

Music composed by Jean-Michel Kajdan except 2 by Jan Hammer & Ivonal Ludmilla Reich, 5 by Sylvin Marc and 10 by Donald Fagen & Walter Becker.

Published by NO ACTING except Too Much To Lose (Country Eastern Music INC/EMI Consortium Music Publishing France SAS), Time Out Of Mind (Freejunkett Music, Zeon Music/Strickly Confidential France, Sony ATV Music Publishing France) and Mgalawazy (Editions Jean-Maris Salhani).

The track In A New Light Epilogue is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 France Licence. BY-NC-SA

A binaural version encoded 5.1 multichannel (3D audio, listenable through stereo headphones), is available for listening on the new Radio France website Nouvoson hyperradio.radiofrance.com/son-3d/in-a-new-light-epilogue/

"I've found you've got to look back at the old things and see them in z new light" - John Coltrane


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Jean-Michel Kajdan Paris, France

Guitarist Jean-Michel Kajdan is one of the exponents of an electric guitar style that has breathed new life into the “Strat” as a jazz instrument.
Fed on the British Blues and spiced with the grooves of J Beck, J Hendrix and J Scofield, this self taught musician developed for himself a distinctive modern blues style while playing in Parisian bands and all over the world with Didier Lockwood.
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