John
Greaves

Bio

A musical career which began in the sixties. From his father's danceband to Cambridge University, Fred Frith and Henry Cow. As an instrumentalist in the seventies he performed and recorded with Link Wray, Mike Oldfield, the Penguin Café Orchestra. First album of songs, "Kew.Rhone" New York 1976, words by Peter Blegvad, featuring Carla Bley, Mike Mantler and Andrew Cyrille.

Has lived in Paris since the eighties recording an impressive catalogue of original works as composer, singer and arranger and performs regularly on the international festival circuit with his own band. Has successfully blurred the horizons between jazz and rock, from Louis Sclavis to Jack Bruce, pop to poetry, from Robert Wyatt to Paul Verlaine. Latest album "Divine Ignorante" to be released Spring 2012. Cristal/Harmonia Mundi.

http://johngreaves.org.uk

Álbum Título Alt. Duración compo/artista Descripción Palabras claves
CEZ4107 Serie Noire
[CEZ4107 - 20]
0 2'42 Greaves, John Interrogative & wandering. Accordion, clarinet & trumpet. acordeón cromático, cine francés, cine italiano, clarinete (todos), drama social [...]
CEZ4068 Rotation
[CEZ4068 - 5]
1 2'22 Greaves, John Patient & serious. Piano, electric guitar & electronics. artesanal, cíclico, constante, eclosión, en suspenso [...]
CEZ4068 Rotation 2
[CEZ4068 - 26]
0 1'26 Greaves, John Shy & crystalline. Vibraphone, marimba, clarinet & strings. cíclico, constante, eclosión, en suspenso, fluido [...]
CEZ4182 Time and Time Again
[CEZ4182 - 17]
0 3'54 Greaves, John Disturbing & inexorable. Constant progression. Synth, keyboards & electronic percussion. inexorable, interrogativo, investigación, misterioso, panorámico [...]
CEZ4067 Cold Comfort
[CEZ4067 - 3]
0 2'23 Greaves, John Wandering, bizarre & introspective. Musical saw, electric guitar & rhythm. indolente, sierra musical, errante, drama social, melancólico [...]
CEZ4067 Man in the Street
[CEZ4067 - 19]
0 2'08 Greaves, John, Morin, Jean-Francois Relaxed & confident. Electric guitar, viola, electronics, rhythm & harmonica @ 1'20. drama social, indolente, caminando, relajado, traveling [...]
CEZ4107 Lonely Motel
[CEZ4107 - 9]
0 1'12 Greaves, John Sad & solitary. Electric guitar, harmonica & electric guitar. armónica cromática, investigación, errante, cine negro, introspectivo [...]
CEZ4107 Quai De Seine
[CEZ4107 - 21]
0 1'26 Greaves, John Nostalgic & wandering. Accordion, piano & trumpet. cine francés, drama social, 1950, acordeón cromático, París [...]
CEZ4096 Sleep Sliding Away
[CEZ4096 - 4]
0 2'07 Greaves, John Interrogative & panoramic. Ukulele, musical saw @ 0'30, Fender Rhodes & harmonica @ 0'58. balanceo, íntimo, relajado, relajación, de ensueño [...]
CEZ4086 Passez la Monnaie
[CEZ4086 - 18]
0 1'59 Greaves, John Nostalgic but unusual. Parisian java. Accordion, recorder & rhythm. música de circo, teatro callejero, jardinería, París, vida cotidiana [...]
CEZ4081 A Canterbury Tale
[CEZ4081 - 5]
0 2'12 Greaves, John Phantasmagorical & unusual. Harmonium & bass guitar. terror, fantasía, harmonium, inclasificable, misterioso [...]
CEZ4070 Farmer's Market
[CEZ4070 - 5]
0 2'35 Greaves, John, Lovsky, Fay Peaceful & intimate. Ukulele, voice, violin @ 0'37, tuba & harmonica @ 1'11. campo y jardín, indolente, de ensueño, viola, litoral [...]
CEZ4067 First Aid
[CEZ4067 - 16]
0 1'19 Greaves, John Dramatic & urgent. Electric guitar, violin & electronics. investigación, drama social, guitarra eléctrica, panorámico, underscore [...]
CEZ4067 Yesteryear
[CEZ4067 - 22]
0 2'15 Greaves, John Nostalgic & cosy. Piano & strings. destino, drama social, interrogativo, íntimo, indolente [...]
CEZ4108 Barfly
[CEZ4108 - 1]
0 1'33 Greaves, John Interrogative & wandering. Muted trumpet & piano. cine negro, nouvelle vague, errante, nocturno, interrogativo [...]
CEZ4108 Tuxedo Moonlight
[CEZ4108 - 2]
1 1'21 Greaves, John Sensual & nostalgic. Muted trumpet & piano. cine negro, nouvelle vague, nocturno, trompeta muda, balada jazz [...]
CEZ4108 Tuxedo Moonlight 2
[CEZ4108 - 3]
0 1'29 Greaves, John Pensive & nostalgic. Solo muted trumpet. trompeta muda, nouvelle vague, cine retro, cinematic jazz, cine negro [...]
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