Red Eyes

1 CD - NAÏVE NJ621911
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Mina Agossi
original title: Agossi Mina/ Red Eyes
collection: Naïve jazz

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  • Two years after Just Like A Lady, her first album for naïve, Mina Agossi once again proves that she’s a different singer - Red Eyes, her new album featuring Archie Shepp and two guitarists, expresses her love for Blues, Soul and Jazz, off the beaten tracks. Agossi is now firmly established as a singer and songwriter of unique talent, and following her three album stint with Candid she is one of the few European (well, French-Beninese actually) vocalists to really make it big in the UK market.

    On her new album Agossi once again mixes all her influences, bringing distinctive new songs of her own and covers of Jimi Hendrix ("Red House" with Archie Shepp on tenor) and Billy Idol ("Eyes Without A Face"). On "The Stars are in Your Eyes", a composition by Archie Shepp written for Sarah Vaughan, she duets with Archie in an almost irresistibly soft mood.
  • Mina Agossi

    Mina Agossi - vocals
    Eric Jacot - bass guitar
    Ichiro Onoe - drums
    Stéphane Guéry - custom 77 guitar
    Phil Reptil - guitars
    Sue Richardson - trumpet
    Special guest
    Archie Shepp - vocals, tenor sax, piano
  • 1 CD - 0h 44mn 34s
    upc/ean. 3298496219113
    ref. NJ621911
    release date. 2012-06-04