MANGO DREAM is an innovative Franco – Cambodian music project with the group MEZCAL JAZZ UNIT and three musicians from CAMBODIAN LIVING ARTS in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Christophe Azema (saxophones)
Phan Chamroeun (tro che, kloy)
Lun Chumnith (kse diew, troy)
Jean Marie Frédéric (guitar)
Emmanuel de Gouvello (bass)
Alexandre Scarpati (trombone)
Daniel Solia (drums)
Sour Vanna (roneat ek)
Elizabeth Riley (management)
The repertory combines original compositions and Khmer traditional melodies arranged for the ensemble. The compositions and arrangements are by Emmanuel de Gouvello, the artistic director of the project.
Mango Dream has been created in Cambodia in 2016 and in France in 2017. Next tour will be in Cambodia, indecember 2018 around the Jazz Festival of Phnom Penh.
This project was made possible by grants from the SPEDIDAM and the CNV in 2016 & 2017 and by FCM for the recordings session.
Allocation of funds
The collected funds will be used to achieve the making of the CD. If we collect more, it will be usefull for our next tour in Cambodia in december 2018.