Dominique
Cravic

Bio

Dominique Cravic has accompanied on stage and on record an impressive array of French artists including Henri Salvador, Olivia Ruiz and Georges Moustaki. In the jazz field, he has played and recorded with the likes of Lee Konitz, Tal Farlow, Steve Lacy and Larry Corryel. He took a masters' degree in musicology at the university of Paris and studied classical guitar at l'Ecole Normale Supérieure. He formed and leads "Les Primitifs du Futur", a vocal/instrumental outfit once including old pal Robert Crumb and exploring their shared delight in music from the 1930's, French  musette, blues and biguine. He is A & R for the "Patrimoine" collection on the Frémeaux label featuring West Indian, Yiddish, Brazilian and Tzigane musicians. His contributions to the Cézame label in collaboration with Fay Lovsky and Silvano Michelino are to be found on the albums "Seascapes" CEZ 4057/58 and "American Roadbook" CEZ 4053/54.

Dominique Cravic has accompanied on stage and on record an impressive array of French artists including Henri Salvador, Olivia Ruiz and Georges Moustaki. In the jazz field, he has played and recorded with the likes of Lee Konitz, Tal Farlow, Steve Lacy and Larry Corryel. He took a masters' degree in musicology at the university of Paris and studied classical guitar at l'Ecole Normale Supérieure. He formed and leads "Les Primitifs du Futur", a vocal/instrumental outfit once including old pal Robert Crumb and exploring their shared delight in music from the 1930's, French  musette, blues and biguine. He is A & R for the "Patrimoine" collection on the Frémeaux label featuring West Indian, Yiddish, Brazilian and Tzigane musicians. His contributions to the Cézame label in collaboration with Fay Lovsky and Silvano Michelino are to be found on the albums "Seascapes" CEZ 4057/58 and "American Roadbook" CEZ 4053/54.

http://www.myspace.com/cravic
http://www.myspace.com/lesprimitifsdufutur
http://www.myspace.com/ukuleleclubdeparis

Album Title Alt. Duration Compo/Artist Description Keywords
CEZ4095 Fashionista
[CEZ4095 - 17]
0 2'06 Dominique Cravic Choro samba. Sensuel & carefree. Woman's voice, ukuleles & percussion. exotic, Brazil, choro, ukulele, happy & joyful [...]
CEZ4057 Escale
[CEZ4057 - 9]
0 2'20 Dominique Cravic, Fay Lovsky Hawaiian feel. Strummed and simple ukulele melody. relaxed, carefree, ukulele, Antilles, exotic [...]
CEZ4057 Marie Galante
[CEZ4057 - 10]
0 2'23 Dominique Cravic, Silvano Michelino, Fay Lovsky Free & open. Simply rootsy guitar, melodica & marimba. Antilles, exotic, carefree, peaceful, open air [...]
CEZ4057 Iles au Vent
[CEZ4057 - 12]
0 2'29 Silvano Michelino, Dominique Cravic, Fay Lovsky Laidback tropical feel. Gentle rhythm with ukulele & guitar. exotic, carefree, ukulele, Antilles, Central America [...]
CEZ4054 Screwed Up
[CEZ4054 - 1]
0 2'32 Silvano Michelino, Dominique Cravic, Fay Lovsky Moody & acoustic sound collage. Singing saw, jews harp @ 0'37 & bass/guitar groove. ironical & mischievous, road movie, musical saw, quirky, circus music [...]
CEZ4096 Spooning
[CEZ4096 - 10]
0 2'37 Dominique Cravic Peaceful to and fro. Acoustic guitars. romantic comedy, intimate, simple, country & garden, peaceful [...]
CEZ4054 Misplaced
[CEZ4054 - 5]
0 0'59 Dominique Cravic, Fay Lovsky, Silvano Michelino Unsettled & disturbed. Quirky guitar & harmonica with fx @ 0'25. desolate, road movie, sinister, natural disaster, wandering [...]
CEZ4054 Call of the Wind
[CEZ4054 - 14]
0 2'46 Dominique Cravic, Fay Lovsky, Silvano Michelino Unsettling & ethereal. Singing saw with acoustic & wha wha guitar @ 0'31. musical saw, sparse, hot desert, wandering, United States of America [...]
CEZ4044 Lazy Morning
[CEZ4044 - 23]
0 2'52 Silvano Michelino, Dominique Cravic, Fay Lovsky Cosy, relax. Cocooning. Guitar, musical saw & female voice. intimate, simple, tender, charming, romantic comedy [...]
CEZ4076 Cubatão
[CEZ4076 - 36]
0 2'29 Dominique Cravic, Silvano Michelino, Fay Lovsky Wandering & desolated. Prepared guitar, accordina, berimbau & percussion. (Brasil) desolate, Brazil, geopolitics, Amazon, suspended atmosphere [...]
CEG5012 Cubatao
[CEG5012 - 26]
0 2'31 Dominique Cravic, Fay Lovsky, Silvano Michelino Road movie / contemporary western. Wandering, mysterious & desolate. Baritone acoustic guitar, [...] desolate, investigation, geopolitics, mysterious, nocturnal [...]
CEZ4237 Shades of Harry
[CEZ4237 - 1]
0 1'32 Dominique Cravic, Fay Lovsky Peaceful & catchy. Guitars & ukulele. French retro comedy, charming, funny animals, ukulele, funny [...]
CEZ4237 Flower of Paradise
[CEZ4237 - 5]
0 3'02 Dominique Cravic, Fay Lovsky Peaceful & dreamy. Small instrumental ensemble. country & garden, charming, confident, carefree, naive [...]
CEZ4237 Nicely Does It
[CEZ4237 - 2]
1 1'38 Dominique Cravic, Fay Lovsky Mischievous & groovy. Female voice, small instrumental ensemble & rhythm. relaxed, interiors & cooking, carefree, small ensemble, shaker [...]
CEZ4237 Nicely Does It 2
[CEZ4237 - 12]
0 1'38 Dominique Cravic, Fay Lovsky Mischievous & groovy. Female voice & small instrumental ensemble & claps. relaxed, interiors & cooking, carefree, small ensemble, shaker [...]
CEZ4237 Mr Cool
[CEZ4237 - 3]
0 2'04 Dominique Cravic, Fay Lovsky Confident & relaxed. Slide guitar, jew's harp & keyboard. jew's harp, funny, confident, carefree, small ensemble [...]
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