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Posted on 14/06/2016

Sometimes a project comes along, and it just seems so original and innovative, and yet so perfectly mature and obvious. Delgres, the brilliant trio of Pascal DanaĆ©, Baptiste Brondy and Rafgee, is definitely in this category. I’m blown away by this – the sound is original, the musicianship is of the highest level, the energy is explosive yet there is a lot of profound emotion throughout their songs.

The concept is an exploration of the influence of slaves from Guadeloupe fleeing to Louisiana in America in the 19th century, whose music became one of the key ingredients in the creation of blues and jazz.