Khomsa

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Khomsa
Studio album by Anouar Brahem
Released 1995
Recorded September 1994
Genre Jazz
Length 76:20
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Anouar Brahem chronology
Madar
(1992)
Khomsa
(1994)
Thimar
(1997)

Khomsa is an album by Tunisian oud player Anouar Brahem recorded in 1994 and released on the ECM label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album 3 stars calling it "a beautiful contemporary statement reflecting the cinematic forms Brahem loves, mixed with European classical and improvisational sensibilities, professionally rendered, and well within the tradition of world jazz and the clean ECM concept"[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Anouar Brahem except as indicated
  1. "Comme un Depart" (Richard Gálliano) - 3:32
  2. "L 'Infini Jour" - 7:31
  3. "Souffle un Vent Sable" (Anouar Brahem, Jon Christensen, Palle Danielsson, Richard Gálliano) - 10:07
  4. "Regard de Mouette" - 1:55
  5. "Sur l'Infini Bleu" - 5:53
  6. "Claquent les Voiles" - 2:09
  7. "Vague" - 2:37
  8. "E la Nave Va" - 4:41
  9. "Ain Ghazel" - 7:32
  10. "Khomsa" - 7:01
  11. "Seule" - 3:39
  12. "Nouvelle Vague" - 2:38
  13. "En Robe d'Olivier" - 2:41
  14. "Des Rayons et des Ombres" (Christensen, Danielsson, Gálliano) - 8:31
  15. "Un Sentier d'Alliance" - 2:41
  16. "Comme une Absence" - 3:12
  • Recorded at Rainbow Studio in Oslo, Norway in September 1994

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed November 3, 2011
  2. ^ a b Nastos, M. G. Allmusic Review accessed November 3, 2011