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Nguyên Lê

g, eg, *1959 FR, Paris
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz

Nguyên Lê (Vietnamese: Lê Thành Nguyên; born 14 January 1959 in Paris, France) is a French Jazz musician and Composer of Vietnamese ancestry. His main instrument is guitar, and he also plays electric bass guitar and guitar synthesizer.He has released numerous albums, both as a leader and as a sideman. His 1996 album Tales from Viêt-Nam blends jazz and traditional Vietnamese music. Nguyên Lê has performed with Randy Brecker, Vince Mendoza, Eric Vloeimans, Carla Bley, Michel Portal, Renaud Garcia-Fons, Per Mathisen, Marc Johnson, Peter Erskine, Trilok Gurtu, Paolo Fresu and Dhafer Youssef.

  • Guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Synthesizer
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Jazz
  • Folk
  • World
  • Pop
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
Skippy on Zapping by Mauro Negri
Silk and Sand on Silk and Sand by Nguyên Lê
Red City on Silk and Sand by Nguyên Lê
Breathe on Celebrating the Dark Side of the Moon [feat. Youn Sun Nah] by Nguyên Lê
Onety-One on Silk and Sand by Nguyên Lê
Eleanor Rigby on Songs of Freedom by Nguyên Lê
Purple Haze on Purple - Celebrating Jimi Hendrix by Nguyên Lê
Moonstone on Silk and Sand by Nguyên Lê
Up from the Skies on Purple - Celebrating Jimi Hendrix by Nguyên Lê
Cloud Chamber on Ha Nội Duo by Nguyên Lê & Ngô Hồng Quang

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Hà Nội DuoNguyên Lê & Ngo Hong Quang2017Album
Celebrating The Dark Side Of The MoonNguyên Lê With Michael Gibbs & The NDR Big Band2014Album
Songs Of FreedomNguyên Lê2012Album
The ACT Jubilee ConcertNils Landgren, Michael Wollny, Leszek Możdżer, Nguyên Lê, Lars Danielsson, Wolfgang Haffner, Cæcilie Norby, Céline Bonacina, Verneri Pohjola2012Album
3+3Romano, Sclavis, Texier + Enrico Rava, Nguyên Lê, Bojan Zulfikarpašić2012Album
Songs Of FreedomNguyên Lê2011Album
SaiyukiNguyên Lê2011Album
Signature Edition 1Nguyên Lê2010Compil.
SaiyukiNguyên Lê2009Album
Dream FlightPeter Erskine _ Nguyên Lê _ Michel Benita Inviting Stéphane Guillaume2008Album
Fragile BeautyHuong Thanh & Nguyên Lê2007Album
ZanzibarNguyên Lê2006Album
HomescapeNguyên Lê Duos Paolo Fresu, Dhafer Youssef2006Album
Brutto GustoEric Vloeimans Featuring Nguyên Lê, Markku Ounaskari, Lars Danielsson2002Album
Purple - Celebrating Jimi HendrixNguyên Lê2002Album
E_L_BPeter Erskine _ Nguyên Lê _ Michel Benita2001Album
MalakDhafer Youssef With Markus Stockhausen, Nguyên Lê, Renaud Garcia-Fons, Jatinder Thakur1999Album
Maghreb & FriendsNguyên Lê1998Album
Three TriosNguyên Lê1997Album
Tales From Viêt-NamNguyên Lê1996Album
MiraclesNguyên Lê1996Album
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