Matthieu Saglio

El camino de los vientos

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9912-2
  • Barcode: 614427991225
  • German Release: 24/04/2020
  • Genre: Crossover, World Jazz, World Music, Jazz

The French cellist Matthieu Saglio made a name for himself throughout Europe as a member of the Trio NES. "El camino de los vientos" is his debut album as leader. With influences from Mediterranean folklore, jazz and classical music and prominent guests such as Vincent Peirani, Nils Petter Molvaer, Nguyên Lê and Carles Benavent.

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In “El camino de los vientos” (the way of the winds) Matthieu Saglio has not just had a bold plan for an album, he has also carried it through and made a genuine success of it. The French-born, Valencia-based cellist has followed his instinct for open-mindedness in music and welcomed in some very different musical cultures, with his own contribution as composer, cellist and producer as the strong linking thread running through the album.Saglio’s most recent association with ACT was as the co-founder and main composer behind NES, the trio which had a runaway success with the 2018 album “Ahlam”. But whereas that album set about exploring French and North African sonorities, Saglio casts his net considerably wider here. While composing the pieces for it, he imagined and dreamed how the compositions might sound with particular guests playi...

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Matthieu Saglio / cello & vocals
Nguyên Lê / guitar
Nils Petter Molvær / trumpet
Carles Benavent / bass
Vincent Peirani / accordion
Steve Shehan / percussion, piano, bass
Bijan Chemirani / percussion
Léo Ullmann / violin
Ricardo Esteve / flamenco guitar
Isabel Julve / voice
Abdoulaye N’Diaye / voice
Camille Saglio / voice
Teo, Marco & Gael Saglio Pérez / vocals


Recording Information

Mixed by Juan Carlos Tomás at La Seta Azul Studio, Benicas-sim (Spain), April 2019

Mastered by Pieter De Wagter at EQuuS Studio, Vlezenbeek (Belgium), September 2019

Produced by Matthieu Saglio

Cover art by Mimmo Paladino, used with the kind permission of the artist