Meet Alexandru Bublitchi

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Meet Alexandru Bublitchi

Postby jarkko » Thu Mar 29, 2012 4:23 pm

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Photos by Tomoyuki Furuta

Thanks to Alex, Javier, Mario, and Meritxell

A concert photo of Alex with his violin posted on this Files page: www.leonardcohenfiles.com/band2012.html
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Re: Meet Alexandru Bublitchi

Postby BEATRIZ SALLES » Thu Mar 29, 2012 5:04 pm

Thank you Jarkko an Meritxell!

Those are good pictures of Alex!
Thrilling to listen how he matches with the rest of the band! :D
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Postby mutti » Thu Mar 29, 2012 5:56 pm

Thank you Jarkko for posting this. I am so looking forward to hearing Alexandru playing his violin.
What a great addition to the already great sounding band.
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Postby B4real » Fri Mar 30, 2012 2:21 am

I JUST CAN'T WAIT TO HEAR ALEX PLAY :D
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Postby MaryB » Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:54 am

Alexandru=violinist-OIWT=heaven!
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Postby B4real » Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:55 pm

I just thought everyone would like to know a bit more about Alexandru Bublitchi.

Most of you know that I am rather partial to Jackson Browne's music and I was just watching again the video link below when lo and behold there was Alexandru together with Xavier Mas (who I had know was playing here) but until now hadn't realised who the violin player was! He also plays his violin on a similar JB-LC video in Spain 2006 so I suspect that it could be through an association with Xavier that Alexandru has joined the Old Ideas World Tour. So for sure this is one song of Leonard's he knows very well!

Jackson Browne singing A Thousand Kisses Deep from a live concert at Teatre Auditori, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona, in January 2007
(with Raúl Rodríguez's guitar solo) and Xavier Mas.

At approx 5.20mins you can see a good shot of Alexandru.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLUa-hIDVdk
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Postby bridger15 » Sun Apr 01, 2012 5:09 pm

Thank you B4real. That is a lovely video.

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Meet Alexandru Bublitchi

Postby Hydrogal » Sun Apr 01, 2012 6:06 pm

A beautiful cover of one of my favorite songs.


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Postby jarkko » Sun Apr 01, 2012 6:43 pm

Thanks for the video link! Eija and I were in St Cugant five years ago and saw the concert.
When Leonard and Ed Sanders told me that Alex B. is going to join the group, I experienced some
kind of sudden understanding that I have actually seen this guy on stage! I guess Javier
has introduced him to the tour management. Can't wait to hear some songs from "Old Ideas"
live, performed by this extraordinary band!
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Postby Mabeanie1 » Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:56 pm

jarkko wrote: Can't wait to hear some songs from "Old Ideas" live, performed by this extraordinary band!
Couldn't agree more!

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Postby B4real » Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:42 am

I'm so pleased that you all enjoyed the song and my discovery. :D
jarkko wrote: I experienced some kind of sudden understanding that I have actually seen this guy on stage!
I must have gotten a vibe from you and found the proof ;-)

....and it sounds and looks like it was a wonderful concert!

http://www.leonardcohenfiles.com/acordes.html

http://www.leonardcohenfiles.com/acordes2.html

CD/DVD may still be available (I haven't checked the links) but here is a discussion and another list of all the songs from the Acordes con Cohen concert:
http://leonardcohenforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=9358

Maybe Alex is on some more of those songs that we could see besides these three below:
viewtopic.php?f=58&t=31708#p299760
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Postby B4real » Mon Apr 02, 2012 12:11 pm

I just answered my own question and this seems to be the only other video I could find from that concert with Alex visible in it.
You can hear his violin throughout So Long Marianne but no vision.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOrX3IBEvoI
Halleluya (Gerard Quintana)
Alex from approx 3.00mins
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Postby bridger15 » Mon Apr 02, 2012 5:03 pm

Thanks, Steve. Wonderful video.
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Postby da2008 » Mon Apr 02, 2012 5:14 pm

This guy better be good:) Really excited for the new sound.

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