Out to Sea with Garage A Trois

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Set List

Music played by Garage A Trois on 'World Cafe':

  • "Needles"
  • "Bear No Hair"
  • "The Dwarf"

New Orleans-based jazz-funk fusion quartet Garage A Trois ventures into new waters with Outre Mer, an atmospheric soundtrack for a French indie movie.

Garage A Trois

For its new album, Garage A Trois recorded live, without the benefit of overdubs. Doug Mason hide caption

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The music for the album was recorded live — and entirely acoustic — to accompany the film, which was directed by Klaus Tontine.

To create their energetic, rootsy sound, Garage A Trois uses vibraphone (Mike Dillon); eight-string guitar (Charlie Hunter); drums (Stanton Moore) and a saxophone (Skerik).

The results, on Outre Mer and elsewhere, layer grooves upon one another, and reference roots music not only of America, but of Africa and points beyond.

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