In preparation of their upcoming musical collaboration members of the Breizh Amerika Collective met in Saint-Marine, Brittany to rehearse.
"The Collective 2015" will be comprised of four musicians from Brittany, France and three Garifuna musicians living in New York City.
Armel an Hejer (Brittany), Alain Le Clere (Brittany), Thomas Moisson (Brittany), Gaetan Grandjean (Brittany), James Lovell (NYC) and the Garifuna Drums Band will be working in residency during mid-2015, mixing musical traditions and seeking common ground while creating new musical combinations. Studio work sessions will be used to record this repertoire of new multi-cultural sounds.
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