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Side-By-Side

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2007
Track listing: Children(acoustic); May Song (electric); Mon Ane (acoustic); Blues (electric); Pacific Vibes (acoustic); Children (electric); Paul (acoustic); Mon Ane (electric); Blues (acoustic); Paul (electric); On the Wrong Side (acoustic); Pacific Vibes (electric); On Your Steps (acoutic); On Your Steps (electric); Playin' Hookey (electric).

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Francis Jacob and the Flying Saucers: Side-By-Side

Read "Side-By-Side" reviewed by Budd Kopman


Putting aside the rather unique structure of this delightful record, the actual music of Side-By-Side is so pleasant, light on its feet, buoyant and just plain attractive as to give one hope for the future of this earth. Francis Jacob, raised in Geneva, Switzerland, moved to Paris in 1984 and played there, only ...

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Francis Jacob and the Flying Saucers: Side-By-Side

Read "Side-By-Side" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone


Guitarist Francis Jacob's first project is undoubtedly the result of his varied musical background. Born in Geneva, Switzerland, Jacob played flute as a child and then switched to guitar as a teen. His interest in rock musicians was replaced by the popularity of jazz guitarists George Benson, John Abercrombie and John Scofield. After studying at the ...

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Francis Jacob and the Flying Saucers: Side-By-Side

Read "Side-By-Side" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


Call Francis Jacob a musical globetrotter. The guitarist was raised in Geneva, Switzerland, studied at Berklee in Boston, moved to Brazil in 1989 to study music there, then relocated to New York in 1991. And with Side-By-Side, he's crafted a two-sided world fusion sound driven by African rhythms.The set relies on one of the ...


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