Djabe: Live in Blue
with Steve Hackett, Gulli Briem
and John Nugent

GR-116-3,  DVD

Djabe’s album Down And Up was introduced at a gig in surround at Pecsa Music Hall in Budapest, 1th of March 2013. After performing the whole album followed an extensive set of the entire Djabe walk of life. It was one of the best gigs in the band’s history with the surround sound soon to become legendary. The DVD replicates this experience perfectly. All of the show provide the best quality 5.1 DTS sound derived from the, high definition multitrack recordings, fantastically mixed by sound engineer Tamás Barabás. It can well be said that the record delivers the high-end quality accustomed to Djabe.

The band’s line-up – Szilárd Banai (drums), Tamás Barabás (bass guitar), Attila Égerházi (guitar), Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, violin and vocal), Zoltán Kovács (keyboard) – extended by Gulli Briem (percussion and drums) and John Nugent (saxophone).

Live in Blue DVD is the fourth installment in the ‘blue series’ of Djabe. The master content of course consists of the complete performance of the extremely well-received Down And Up album’s blue light-themed, surround gig of 2013, followed by the bonus content of the Blue Note Jazz Club recordings, in Vágújhely, Slovakia at November 8th, 2013. Latter gig was a joint performance with Steve Hackett. This compilation consists of songs not played at Pecsa Music Hall and primarily features Steve Hackett or Genesis compositions. In That Quiet Earth, Los Endos, Last Train To Istanbul and Walking Away From Rainbows are real fan titbits.

All Live in Blue releases feature some content not found on other discs. This DVD features a 26 minute unique material from the complete extra film of the Blue Note gig.

DVD9, NTSC, no regional code, aspect ratio - 16:9

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Djabe: Live in Blue - DVD


Live in Blue (2 hours)
Intro, Down And Up, Take A Deep Breath, Awakening City, No Chance For Dance, Almi & Kitti, Backstreet Toys, I Remember, Dark Soup, Five Months Later, Hills Of The Valley, Angklung In The Sun, Take On, Wind And Bell, Altitude Synergy, Indian Experience, End Of A Beautiful Day, Hang Drum Song, This Is Not America, Butterfly, House On The Hill, Hortobágy At Winter, Clouds Dance, First Step,
Distant Dance

Extra features
Live at the Blue Note (26 minutes)
Recorded in Nove Mesto at the Blue Note Jazz Club, 8th November 2013.
Down and Up, In That Quiet Earth, Walking Away From Rainbows, Last Train To Istambul, Los Endos

Audio: Stereo wav (24 bit/48 kHz), surround 5.1 DTS (24 bit/48 kHz).


Szilárd Banai – drums
Tamás Barabás – bass guitar
Attila Égerházi – guitar, percussion
Ferenc Kovács – trumpet, violin, vocal, flugelhorn
Zoltán Kovács – keyboards

Steve Hackett – guitar
Gulli Briem – hang, djembe, shaker, drums
John Nugent – tenor and soprano saxophone

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