Hector Zazou


Real Name: Pierre Job
Location: Paris, FR
Profile: (July 11 1948, Sidi Bel Abbès, Algeria - September 9 2008)
He was a prolific French composer, musician and producer who has worked with, produced, and collaborated with an international array of recording artists since 1976.
Adventurous, eclectic and prolific, he pioneered the concept of the artist-as-producer and made an international name for himself with his sensitive and accessible world music fusions.
He belonged to the "lettriste" movement.

Sites: takticmusic.com/artistes/zazou/zazou_frames.html, Wikipedia, musicoperator.com, MySpace

Labels: Scopa Invisible, Crammed Discs, Made To Measure, Phonogram, Columbia, Warner Music France, Santeria Records, Materiali Sonori, Taktic Music, Signature, SSR Records, TomK

Albums
Jeanne Folly*, J.L Hennig*, VXZ 375, Hektor Zazou*, Bazooka (11) - La Perversita (LP, Album) Scopa Invisible 1979
Géographies ◄ (2 versions) Crammed Discs, Made To Measure 1984
Reivax Au Bongo ◄ (5 versions) Crammed Discs, Made To Measure 1988
Géologies ◄ (2 versions) Crammed Discs, Made To Measure 1989
Les Nouvelles Polyphonies Corses With Hector Zazou - Les Nouvelles Polyphonies Corses Avec Hector Zazou (CD, Tra) Phonogram 1991
Sahara Blue ◄ (10 versions) Made To Measure 1992
Songs From The Cold Seas ◄ (5 versions) Columbia 1994
Harold Budd & Hector Zazou - Glyph ◄ (2 versions) Made To Measure 1995
Barbara Gogan with Hector Zazou - Made On Earth (CD, Album, Dig) Crammed Discs 1997
Lights In The Dark ◄ (4 versions) Warner Music France 1998
Sandy Dillon & Hector Zazou - 12 (Las Vegas Is Cursed) ◄ (2 versions) Crammed Discs 2000
L'Absence ◄ (2 versions) Santeria Records 2003
Strong Currents ◄ (2 versions) Materiali Sonori 2003
Hector Zazou - Bernard Caillaud - Quadri+Chromies (CD, Album + DVD) Materiali Sonori, Taktic Music 2005
Hector Zazou & Swara - In The House Of Mirrors ◄ (2 versions) Crammed Discs 2008
Hector Zazou / Katie Jane Garside - Corps Électriques (CD, Album) Signature (9) 2008

Singles & EPs

Papa Wemba / Hector Zazou - Malimba (12") Crammed Discs 1983
Hector Zazou With Gérard Depardieu, Anneli Drecker, Bill Laswell, Tim Simenon - I'll Strangle You ◄ (6 versions) Crammed Discs 1992
Hector Zazou Avec Suzanne Vega Et John Cale - The Long Voyage ◄ (3 versions) Columbia 1995
Hector Zazou & Harold Budd - Glyph Remixes (12") SSR Records 1996

Compilations

1977 - 1990 ◄ (2 versions) TomK 1991

Miscellaneous

Sahara Blue (Trois Inédits) (CD) Columbia 1992
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