Erik Marchand

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... read moreErik Marchand, formerly of the group Gwerz, is a powerful singer of Breton songs. His trio came into being when accompanist Thierry Robin discovered that the oud, or Middle Eastern lute, could reproduce the unusual intervals of traditional Breton vocal music. Soon, the duo had recruited Hameed Khan...

Key songs

Milin Turki (Version Longue)
Erik Marchand
4:17
Kannen Ma Mestrezed
Erik Marchand
5:51
Gwellan Amzer
Erik Marchand
6:19
Ar Verrbadenn
Erik Marchand
5:55
Tamm Kreiz If Menez
Erik Marchand
2:17

Key albums

Ukronia
Ukronia
2013
Kan
Kan
2001
Dor
Dor
1998

Biography

Active: 1990s-2000s
Country Of origin: Brittany

Erik Marchand, formerly of the group Gwerz, is a powerful singer of Breton songs. His trio came into being when accompanist Thierry Robin discovered that the oud, or Middle Eastern lute, could reproduce the unusual intervals of traditional Breton vocal music. Soon, the duo had recruited Hameed Khan, a tabla player, to round out their Breton-Arabic fusion. ~ Steve Winick~ Rovi

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