IORDACHE






COMING SOON!

Iordache plays dandelions, maple tree leaf, coffee can, nut tree twigs, nut tree leaf, broken nut tree twigs, ivy Leaf, willow leaf, rye grass, wild oats, grass, vines, fir tree cone, pine tree cone, djembe, cigar tube.

All compositions and arrangements by Iordache. Recorded in my living room between May 1 and May 25, 2016. Edited and mixed by Iordache. Additional mixing by Sorin Romanescu at StartRec Studio, Bucharest.

All instruments, recording, editing, mixing by Iordache. Additional mixing by Sorin Romanescu. Photography and design by Medicine Madison. Produced by Iordache for Fiver House Records



Album d’urgence qui sonne comme un live de club, sans concession laissant la part belle aux solistes (...) - Michel Antonelli © Jazz Hot n°678, hiver 2016-2017

Alex Harding - baritone saxophone | Iordache - alto and tenor saxophones | Sebastian Burneci - trumpet | Florian Radu - trombone | Toma Dimitriu - keyboards | Michael Acker - bass | Tavi Scurtu - drums | Ghassan Bouz - percussion

Recorded, mixed and mastered at Start Rec Studio, June 11, 2015 by Codrin Lazăr and Sultan Nasser. Photography and design by Medicine Madison.

The CD also contains the tune Space Loneliness by Sun Ra, not included on the digital version. The album was released on March 24th, 2016. Produced by Iordache for Fiver House Records



Une musique alerte, joviale, pleine d’humour, soutenue par une section de cuivres parfaitement en place. Un jazz grand public de qualité qui ravira aussi les puristes aux idées plus larges. - Michel Antonelli © Jazz Hot n°678, hiver 2016-2017

Iordache – alto saxophone, arrangements, vocals | Sebastian Burneci – trumpet | Florian Radu – trombone | Toni Kűhn – keyboards, guitar | Dan Alex Mitrofan – guitar | Uţu Pascu – bass | Tavi Scurtu – drums, tambourine | Special Guest: Sanem Kalfa – lead vocals on Magnolia

All tunes by Iordache. Recorded at La Bază Studio in Iaşi, by Vladimir Ivanov and Uţu Pascu, courtesy of Cristian Tofan. Mixed by Uţu Pascu. Cover artwork and design by Medicine Madison. Released on December 10th, 2013. Produced by Iordache for Fiver House Records



“Very cool tune. Burns and swings, catchy and uplifting. Bonus points for Pac-Man inspiration. Recommended. (Editor's comment on "Triangle" at All About Jazz)

“One Life Left” is new cool jazz for the 21st, with lots of odd quirky eccentricities to boot. (Jazz Music Archives)

Iordache - saxophones, flute | Petre Ionuţescu - trumpet | Lucian Nagy - saxophone | Toni Kűhn - keyboards, guitar | Dan Alex Mitrofan - guitar | Uţu Pascu - bass | Tavi Scurtu - drums

All tunes by Iordache. Recorded at Casa Tineretului in Timişoara, Romania between August 23 and September 4, 2011, by Uţu Pascu from AudioTM. The album was released on April 1st, 2012. Photography and design by Medicine Madison. Produced by Iordache for Fiver House Records



"Iordache's feel for this material is enormous, approaching heavenly, no doubt because of his own experience playing in, of all things, a Romanian Sun Ra cover band." (Eugene Chadbourne on allmusic.com)

Iordache - saxophones | Marta Hristea - vocals, lyrics | Cristian Soleanu - tenor saxophone | Sorin Romanescu - guitar | Eugen Nuţescu - guitar | Raul Kusak - keyboards | Vlaicu Golcea - bass, keyboards, drum programming | Vadim Tichişan - drums

All music by Iordache except Tu N'as Rien Vu A Schaerbeck by Guillaume Maupin and Gloomy Sunday by Rezső Seress (mistakenly credited to Pablo Doherty on the CD). Recorded at Diesel Studio by Andrei Stanoevici on September 16th, 2004. Mixed at Oki Ar Tee by Vlaicu Golcea. Cover design by Răzvan Suciu. This album was released in 2004. Produced by A&A Records.



"Saxophone, trombone, and guitar combine beautifully, providing great contrast through the series of solo statements as well as many possibilities in ensemble arrangement." (Eugene Chadbourne on allmusic.com)

Iordache: saxophones, didjeridu, rainstick | Tom Smith - trombone | Sorin Romanescu - guitar | Vlaicu Golcea - bass | Vadim Tichişan - drums

All tunes by Iordache. Recorded at Diesel Studio by Andrei Stanoevici on April 26th, 2003. Mixed by Andrei Stanoevici. Cover design by True Media Communication, cover photography by Dan Handrabur.

The CD version, now out of print, also includes a tune called Easy Way Out. Produced by Iordache for A&A Records. Released in December, 2003



I ALSO PLAYED ON THESE ALBUMS:

(When one or two tunes are listed after the album name, it means I only played on those.)


Ruxandra Zamfir - Wild At Heart ‎ - Fiver House Records - 2017

A Taste Of Romanian Music (The Best Of Fiver House Records) - Fiver House Records - 2016

Kumm - A Mysterious Place Called Somewhere ‎ - Fiver House Records - 2014

Norzeatic Și Khidja - Aici Acum ‎ - Not On Label (Khidja Self-released) - 2010

Kumm - Far From Telescopes ‎ - Fiver House Records - 2009

Oigăn - Sex With Onions ‎(Present Perfect) - Roadrunner Music - 2009

Biluna - Jam Session ‎ - Green Records - 2009

Iordache - The Lazy Prince - Not On Label (Iordache Self-released) - 2008

Kumm - Lo-Fi Poetry - 10 Ani - inMUSICA Records, Macondo, Cramps Records - 2007

Travka - Vreau Să Simt Praga (Cum Te Simţi) - Not On Label - 2007

Harry Tavitian & Mihai Iordache - Balcaz ‎- Pirate Records - 2006

Kumm - Different Parties ‎ - Macondo - 2006

Luna Amară - Loc Lipsă ‎ (Din Valuri Ard) - R.U.L. - 2006

East Village Open Formula* - 11 (Live At Green Hours) - Green Records - 2005

Kumm - Angels & Clowns - Cramps Records Europe - 2004

Kumm - Yellow Fever - Cramps Records Europe - 2003

Ada Milea - Absurdistan - Intercont Music - 2003

Sarmalele Reci - Vaca (Pielea Mea and La Televizor ) - A&A Records - 2003

A...da Milea* - No Mom's Land (Africa De Sub Unghii) - Green Records - 2002

Sarmalele Reci - Maniac (Maniac)- A&A Records - 2001

Harry Tavitian & Orient Express - Axis Mundi - Editura Casa Radio - 1999

Sarmalele Reci - Răpirea Din Serai - MediaPro Music - 1999

Sarmalele Reci - Aurolac - East & Art - 1996

Sarmalele Reci - Ţara Te Vrea Prost - Vivo - 1995

Timpuri Noi - Timpuri Noi (Tanţa) - Cartianu SRL, CompBanc - 1992



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