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Hector Zazou

Hector Zazou
Country
France
Profile
Hector Zazou (born Pierre Job July 11 1948, Sidi Bel Abbès, Algeria - September 9 2008) was a prolific French composer, musician and producer who has worked with, produced, and collaborated with an international array of recording artists since 1976.
Website
http://takticmusic.com
Related articles (7)
Releases on file (11)
Hector Zazou — Sonora Portraits 2: Strong Currents Hector Zazou — Sonora Portraits 2: Strong Currents
(Materiali Sonori MASO-90134, 2003, CD)
Sevara Nazarkhan — Yol Bolsin Sevara Nazarkhan — Yol Bolsin
(RealWorld RW 109, 2003, CD)
Jane Siberry — City Jane Siberry — City
(Sheeba Records SHE010, 2001, CD)
Arlo Bigazzi / Claudio Chianura / Lance Henson  — Drop 6: The Wolf & The Moon Arlo Bigazzi / Claudio Chianura / Lance Henson — Drop 6: The Wolf & The Moon
(Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90123, 2001, CD)
Russell Mills / Undark — Pearl + Umbra Russell Mills / Undark — Pearl + Umbra
(Instinct INS-501-2, 1999, CD)
Hector Zazou — Songs from the Cold Seas Hector Zazou — Songs from the Cold Seas
(Columbia CK 67068, 1994, CD)
Hector Zazou — Sahara Blue Hector Zazou — Sahara Blue
(Tristar WK 57779, 1992, CD)
Various Artists — Recommended Records Sampler Various Artists — Recommended Records Sampler
(Recommended Records (RéR) ReR 25A/B, 1982/2009, 2CD)
Various Artists — Miniatures (A Sequence of Fifty-One Tiny Masterpieces Edited by Morgan-Fisher) Various Artists — Miniatures (A Sequence of Fifty-One Tiny Masterpieces Edited by Morgan-Fisher)
(Blueprint BP159CD, 1980/1994, CD)
ZNR — Traité de Mécanique Populaire ZNR — Traité de Mécanique Populaire
(Buda 860171, 1978/2008, CD)
ZNR — Barricade 3 ZNR — Barricade 3
(ReR Megacorp ZNR1, 1977/1993, CD)

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