8th June 2011 :
El Gusto, le blues de la casbah
Ecran Total (n°855 - week 23) article about El Gusto's film.
27th November 2010 :
The El Gusto orchestra performs in Brussels, Belgium, for the Festival Casbah Blues at the renouned Bozar.
Voir l'article El Gusto Chaabi d'Alger sur le site de Bozar.
Voir l'article "El Gusto Orchestra ::: Tribute to the ‘jazz of the orient’"
7th Febuary 2009 :
The El Gusto orchestra performs in Paris, France, for the Festival au Fil des Voix at Alhambra.
Voir l'article El Gusto : les rois du chaâbi.
November 2008 : The El Gusto orchestra performs in
Essaouira, Morocco, for the Festival
des Andalousies Atlantiques d'Essaouira.
2008 : El Gusto
prestigious festival "Les
Fourviere" in Lyon, France on a double bill with the fabulous Idir
and alongside such famous artists as R.E.M, Leonard Cohen,
Vanessa Paradis, and Massive Attack.
Watch the video Rencontre avec Safinez Bousbia
: We are thrilled to announce
that Oscar winning editor Françoise
Bonnot ('Across the Universe', 'Frida', 'The Apartment', 'Z') has
commenced post production on El Gusto while project and film
distribution in Ireland and the UK will be handled by Revolver
Entertainment. El Gusto is scheduled for theatrical release in May
May 2008 : We are proud to announce our
collaboration with the prestigious French label "Accords Croisés", who
will be handling worldwide touring as well as French music distribution.
13 April 2008 : Read NY Times
review of Abdel Hadi Halo and the El
Gusto Orchestra of Algiers here.
Watch El Gusto on
France Television here.
Watch El Gusto on
BBC's 'Later with Jools Holland'
October 2007: El Gusto are
proud to be invited as special guests on UK television on 'Later with
Jools Holland', to be broadcast Friday 16 November on BBC2.
El Gusto opened the Berlin Jazz Festival on
31 October 2007 ! Click here
October 2007: El Gusto play the London Barbican!
September 2007: El Gusto headline Ramadan celebrations at
Paris Bercy stadium.
26 September 2007: El Gusto to open
Jazz Festival on 31 October.
25 September 2007: Read
Le Figaro article about El Gusto's concerts in Marseille and Paris
18 September 2007: El Gusto to perform at the London
Barbican on 10th October. Click here
14 September 2007:
Read UK Times article about El
Gusto's reunion concert in Marseille on 6th September: Once More with El Gusto
28 August 2007: El Gusto selected as one of Guardian
acts to catch in London this Autumn.
15 April 2007: Quidam
Productions' 'El Gusto' wins the 2007
Mipdoc coproduction challenge
4 March 2007: Quidam
featured in Sunday
Business Post article 'New Irish Producers' (or click here for PDF copy).
15 February 2007: Quidam
Productions featured in Variety article
'New Irish Producers'
17 December 2006: Sunday
Times review of 'El Gusto' concert in Algiers and interview with
6 December 2006:
Quidam Productions proud to be awarded Irish
Film Board's Multiple Project Development award
21 November 2006: MTV
France article about Damon Albarn's musical collaboration with 'El
20 November 2006: Billboard
article about Damon Albarn's musical collaboration with 'El Gusto'.
11 November 2006: Listen to BBC World Service 'The Beat'
report on concert 'Mandoza't El Gusto'
November 2006: Mondomix review of
El Gusto's 1 November concert at the Algiers Opera.
November 2006: Listen to
Mondomix interview with Damon Albarn in Algiers.
4 November 2006: EL WATAN (Algeria) review
of El Gusto's 1 November concert at the Algiers Opera.