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29.01.2011

Franc O'Shea

Published in Artist Biographies
Bass Guitarist/Composer/Producer

Generally regarded as one of the most talented bass guitarists of his generation, FRANC O'SHEA has secured a reputation that has spread worldwide. But it is not only his bass playing that has gained him this respect internationally but also his incisive compositional skills.

Franc was born of Irish, English and Spanish blood in Swaziland, Africa. He was influenced by the sounds of the native’s songs and drumming as his mother would take him to …

Title: Alkimia

Artist: Franc O’Shea

Release: 06/06/06

Catalogue number: AZFO 001

Label: Azulah

ALKIMIA RELEASE BY FRANC O’SHEA ON 06/06/06

Alkimia’ is a finely honed collection of compositions. Featuring the writing talents of Franc O’Shea, it reveals a plethora of world percussion instruments including cajones, tinajas, talking drums and tablas, set in the mystical world of Flameco, Arabic scales and Moorish melodies. Being an a

29.01.2011

Franc O'Shea

Published in Press Releases

The long awaited second album by Franc O'Shea, Alkimia (world/jazz/fusion), is being released on 06/06/06 on his own label Azulah. This concept album features some of the current members of Chick Corea's band (Touchstone) and Paco de Lucia's ensembles.

AlKIMIA is a Magickal journey through European, Eastern and African music, featuring some of the finest exponents of Flamenco and World music: Jorge Pardo (flute), Rubem Dantas (percussion), Juan Manuel Cañizares (f