Monsieur MÂLÂ is here with ‘Cor Anglais in E Minor’ to tell everyone just what they are all about. After catching the attention of the music world with ‘Lunitudine’, they are hitting out with some epic sounds. Moving from electro-jazz to improvisation and Baroque, they captivate listeners whether you are a jazz fan or not.
The single takes a slightly different approach to their last release with their first-ever band composition. Balthazar Naturel (English horn, oboe, bass clarinet), Robin Antunes (violin, viola, electric mandolin), Nicholas Vella (keyboards), Swaéli Mbappé (bass, guitars) and Mathieu Edward (drums) are bringing fusion jazz to the 21st century with their rhythmic drives. The sought-after musicians combine their talents for a free flow and drive of irresistible grooves.
‘Cor Anglais in E Minor’ grabs your attention with the guitar movement that has a rather Latin edge to it. This gives way to the clarinet that dances around your head with a delightful Baroque vibe. The movement of the clarinet makes you want to twirl around and dance to it. Some electronic modern edges enter below the captivating movement of the clarinet. The single is wonderful as it brings a rich orchestration to a modern edge of electronic movement. The blending of tones has you lost in their luxurious movements.
As the single continues, the guitars make an appearance while a building vibe comes from the low levels. Each instrument has a chance to shine in the single as they come together for a very cinematic movement. You can easily imagine this song being part of a blockbuster soundtrack with all the passion, drama and sweetness that entails. There is a whole story resting in the music that is just waiting for you to embrace it. As an instrumental track, the single lets you determine what that story is which is utterly wonderful.
Monsieur MÂLÂ shows that jazz is anything but boring with the fusion tones and captivating instrumentation of ‘Cor Anglais in E Minor’. The single is a perfectly blended fusion of different jazz styles that come together with a modern electronic edge. Through the cinematic flows, each instrument shines while letting you know just what the band has to offer.