ALL SALES FROM THIS RECORD WILL GO STRAIGHT TO MYANMAR.
SUPPORT THE CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE MOVEMENT AGAINST MILITARY JUNTA.
"Myanmar meets Europe" is the name for a cultural exchange that started in 2010 between Badamyar Bodint (pat waing, ✝2011 ), U Kyaw Soe (maung zaing), Markus Türk (trumpet) and Tim Isfort (bass) supported by the German embassy, Yangon and Xaver Augustin from the Goethe Institute. About 25 musicians from Myanmar, Italy, Germany, France, Chile, Netherlands, China, United States were involved in up to 20 workphases in both parts of the world. The music on this album has been recorded in 2014 with different line-ups.
Hein Tint: pat waing (diatonic circle of drums)
Jan Klare: sax, flute, bass clarinet
Htun Oo: hne (burmese oboe), flute
Sebastian Reimann: violin, viola
Hla Myint: maung zaing (chromatic row of gongs)
Tim Isfort: bass
Kyie Myint: chauk lone pat (bass percussion drums), bass gongs, vocals
Michael Vatcher: drums, percussion, glass harp Nan Win: si and wa (percussion), vocals
Jim Campbell: electronic
released January 18, 2019
cover art Shein (✝2016)
graphic design Christiane Eilers
photo CD Markus van Offern
photo booklet Goethe Institute
recorded and mixed by
Thomas Block at Bundeskunsthalle Bonn and Bunkerstudio Bruckhausen