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Jazz / Blues
CECILE MCLORIN SALVANT & SULLIVAN FORTNER // 74' - 2019

She is undoubtedly the great revelation of vocal jazz (Grammy Award 2018 for best vocal jazz album) and is accompanied here by another gifted American pianist, Sullivan Fortner. A great duo.
When it was pointed out to Miles Davis that he played very few notes, he replied that he had chosen to play only those that were the most beautiful.
Barely thirty years old, Cécile McLorin Salvant has a vocal ease and sense of tempo that are truly astounding.
Pianist Sullivan Fortner...

Jazz / Blues
UMLYWOOD ORCHESTRA // 79' - 2019

A dip into the grandiose and glamorous universe of 1950s America, with the musicals of Fred Astaire, Ella Fitzgerald, Basie Count, Bing Crosby and Pete Rugolo. On a stage worthy of a philharmonic hall, the incredible singer Linda Olah and the 38 musicians of the Umlaut Big Band take us back, for just one evening, to the legendary parties of the golden age of Hollywood.
Driven by the shared desire to get increasingly diverse audiences dancing, the musicians don their finest apparel and...

Jazz / Blues
BILL EVANS & THE SPYKILLERS (MIDNIGHT AT THE NEW MORNING, PARIS) // 70' - 2019

Curious about all forms of music and always ready for a challenge, with 24 solo albums to his credit, pianist and composer Bill Evans has explored an incredible variety of musical styles over the course of his career.
He has toured with his own group, The Bill Evans Band and participated in numerous collaborations with the likes of Miles Davis, John McLaughlin, Herbie Hancock, Michael Franks, Willie Nelson, Mick Jagger, The McCanns, Mark Egan, Danny Gottlieb, Ian Anderson, Andy Summers,...

Jazz / Blues
PAQUITO D’RIVERA (MIDNIGHT AT THE NEW MORNING, PARIS) // 70' - 2019

A sort of tropical Charlie Parker, Cuban saxophonist and clarinettist Paquito d'Rivera has notched up 70 albums and won countless awards. Virtuoso and living legend of Latin jazz, this year he celebrates his 70th birthday with an international tour, accompanied by the pianist Pepe Rivero's quartet.
After a classical training at the Havana Conservatory, Paquito D'Rivera founded Irakere in 1973, with pianist Chucho Valdés and seven other musicians.
This explosive combination of...

Jazz / Blues
YELLOWJACKETS (MIDNIGHT AT THE NEW MORNING, PARIS) // 70' - 2019

While the Los Angeles Yellowjackets have been a creative force on the jazz scene since 1981, they’ve taken bold new strides with their new album by collaborating with vocalist extraordinaire Luciana Souza.
The Yellowjackets have constantly forged ahead in their artistic statements. The group has recorded nearly 30 albums, been nominated for 17 GRAMMY® Awards and adventurously amplified the eclectic, electro-acoustic soundscape, creating a unique jazz sound since its fusion beginnings.

Jazz / Blues
AVISHAI COHEN (MIDNIGHT AT THE NEW MORNING, PARIS) // 70' - 2019

Some strong personalities have emerged since bassists started fronting their own groups, with the other musicians accompanying their dum-dums and solos. Avishai Cohen has gone where nobody thought to go before: by going back to his Israeli roots and embellishing them with his light voice, he has created a jazz drawn from borders and traditions, combining songs, grooves and virtuosity, projecting from centre stage the melodic gravity that his double bass connects to the land of his ancestors.

Jazz / Blues
THREE DAYS OF FOREST // 55' - 2019

The three musicians in this trio delight in rummaging through the most diverse musical genres in search of rarity and emotion. Their new creation is inspired by Afro-American poets such as Rita Dove and Gwendolyn Brooks, leading figures in protest poetry, an ode to all forms of freedom. The trio turns these poems into a form of electric "protest song", and creates an imaginary, dreamlike and hallucinatory folklore.
Their music flits from a potential protest song to free jazz, from a...

Jazz / Blues
NO TONGUES // 55' - 2019

Four instrumentalists, anchored in the present day, exile themselves in an ancestral vocal repertoire from the magnificent album "Les Voix du Monde ": a journey through the imagination and potency of music created by humans throughout their evolution.
A funeral song with the consonance of children’s rhyme, Fernand Bordage taking his oxen to plough the Vendéen marshes, two Inuit women performing a throat song punctuated by laughter, the last Selk'nam shaman in Terra del Fuego repeating...

Jazz / Blues
RAASHAN AHMAD // 60' - 2019

Born in New Jersey, Raashan Ahmad, a poet and slammer with an effortless flow, performs constantly throughout the world and is lauded for his talent as an emcee, his positive energy and his infectious smile. Raashan Ahmad breaks boundaries thanks to his love of mixing musical genres, including hip-hop, soul, jazz, world music and funk.
Returning today with The Sun, Raashan brings us "an eclectic album inspired by hip-hop, folk, African rhythms, spoken word, jazz and flamenco."

Jazz / Blues
MAMAS GUN // 60' - 2019

The London-based members of Mamas Gun are the masters of modern soul. Their mixture of classic and contemporary influences has triggered millions of listens on streaming platforms around the world and garnered praise from The Sunday Times, Billboard, The Guardian and Uncut Magazine.
Hits in the top ten on four continents, singles catapulted to the top of the charts in Japan and Hong Kong thanks to sell-out tours, fiery and funky performances at the Billboard Music Awards (Tokyo) and...

Jazz / Blues
BEAT ASSAILANT // 60' - 2019

American rapper Beat Assailant, real name Adam Turner, is extremely active on the underground hip-hop scene, particularly in jazz rap, and features on Never Lose by Deluxe.

This year sees the release of his new album fusing pop, funk and melodic rap. For several years, he has been honing his vocals and opening tem up to other styles, proving that he’s at ease breaking into song as reeling out rhymes.

Recorded during the Jazz en Baie Festival on July 27, 2019

Jazz / Blues
DELGRES AT THE CAFÉ DE LA DANSE // 88' - 2018

Metronomic, feline percussion, a dobro-guitar with smouldering riffs, telluric bass lines that seem to escape from a dented tuba... This is Delgres, a powerful trio that reinvents the blues by injecting it with abrasive trance rock, recalling the Touareg soul as much as The Black Keys or John Lee Hooker, while conveying the age-old message of Louis Delgres: his heroic fight against slavery in Guadeloupe.
Rebellious music from a group singing a blues straight from the New Orleans bayou in...

Jazz / Blues
RÉGIS HUBY: THE ELLIPSE // 76' - 2018

Violinist Régis Huby sees music holistically. A defector from classical music to jazz and improvisation, he has been developing a sound at the crossroads of genres for several years.
For the Ellipse project, a major orchestral creation, he has formed a large ensemble that is the sum of his encounters with musicians and his musical experiences.

Concert recorded on April 26th, 2018 at the Scène Nationale d’Orléans as part of the Jazz or Jazz Festival

Jazz / Blues
CARTE BLANCHE FOR THEO CECCALDI // 80' - 2018

The violinist Théo Ceccaldi is given carte blanche with this three-part evening, alongside Joëlle Léandre, Daniel Erdmann and Daniel Humair
Awarded the title "French Revelation of the Year" in 2014 and "French Musician of the Year" in 2016 by Jazz Magazine, with his 2017 jazz victory as "Revelation of the Year", Theo Ceccaldi has established himself as one of the most singular voices on the new European Jazz scene.
Collaborating extensively with a multitude of groups and renowned...

Jazz / Blues
SYLVAIN RIFFLET QUARTET // 60' - 2018

With his quartet, the saxophonist and composer Sylvain Rifflet is the architect of innovative and captivating music, where modern jazz juggles with swirls of New York minimalism.
The music for his latest Mechanics album is influenced by Steve Reich, Moondog, Philip Glass and Terry Riley. He also draws on the hybrid sound of his companions in his unique instrumentation: Benjamin Flament’s percussion mixed with the kalimba and Joce Mienniel’s flute supported by Philippe Gordiani’s...

Jazz / Blues
FOEHN TRIO // 59' - 2018

Concert recorded on September 14, 2018 as part of the Jazz Summit Festival.

Named after an ancient wind carrying every grain of sand from the Sahara to the mountains of the Alps, the Foehn trio takes us on a musical journey filled with emotion and complicity. Airy compositions with sharp rhythms subtly blend acoustic instruments and electronic sounds to reveal a trio with a modern and unique sound. Melodic and cinematographic, Foehn's music invites the public to enter its...

Jazz / Blues
APATRIDE: ANDRÉ MANOUKIAN AT THE TRIANON // 90' - 2018

André Manoukian, songwriter-composer of Armenian descent, reconnects with his oriental roots.
Between Vienna and Samarkand, in search of flashes of melancholy, in this concert he rediscovers the soul of his ancestors.
In his new album, "Apatride ", he explores new sound territories, armed with Iranian sacred drums, a Turkish cellist, a Syrian singer, an Armenian duduk and "alaturka" rhythms, pushing mental boundaries to draw the outlines of a lost paradise.

Concert...

Jazz / Blues
MANU KATCHÉ // 71' - 2018

A world-renowned drummer, celebrated as both an outstanding musician and a talented composer (collaborations with Peter Gabriel, Joni Mitchell, Sting, Dire Straits, Tears for Fears, The Christians, Robbie Robertson, Tracy Chapman, Youssou N'Dour, Pino Danielle, Simple Minds, Joe Satriani, Richard Wright, Michel Petrucciani...) Manu Katché has always stayed true to his first love: jazz.

For the past 2 years, he’s been exploring the trio format with his frequent collaborator,...

Jazz / Blues
STEFANO DI BATTISTA // 70' - 2018

With its warm harmonies and bewitching melodies, the music of Stefano di Battista is always a feast of virtuosity.
There’s an astonishing clarity in the playing of this Roman saxophonist, a connoisseur of the jazz heritage that allows him to infuse a phrase or the heart of a solo with his own personal touch.
With his luxury quartet, he revisits his tribute albums to Charlie Parker, women, and Italian jazz standards.

Concert recorded at the Frontière Jazz...

Jazz / Blues
JULIE ERIKSSEN // 70' - 2018

Julie Erikssen is a jazz singer of arresting grace.
Her music is airy, elegant and luminous, in the service of stories rich in messages: a wonderful poetic universe that evokes the serene power of the dense Scandinavian forests.
With a rich palette of vocal inspiration, she radiates a striking sincerity and a surprising charisma. Always surrounded by renowned musicians, she also accompanies herself on the piano and guitar, for unforgettable moments of intimacy on stage.

Jazz / Blues
DELGRES // 71' - 2018

From Guadeloupe to the Americas, and more especially Louisiana, wafts the scent of a blues murmured at an evening wake. The blues of forgotten heroes or those known only from the heart. Dèlgres may well be the missing link in Caribbean culture and blues. Délgres is also the rediscovered memory of songs and dances mixed with tears. When Creole blues becomes rock!

Concert recorded at the Jazz en Baie Festival, summer 2018

Baptiste Brondy : Batterie
Rafgee Tuba...

Jazz / Blues
ELECTROPHAZ // 72' - 2018

A neo-soul / jazz universe, with an urban and contemporary flavour, Electrophazz is the surprising encounter between a velvet and vibrant voice, explosive rap and powerful and culturally mixed music.
After doing the rounds of the most prestigious venues for more than 10 years, in this concert, Electrophazz delivers a sound and light show bursting with energy and a desire to share a love of music and good times.

Concert recorded at the Jazz en Baie Festival, summer 2018

Jazz / Blues
BOOGIE BELGIQUE // 65' - 2018

Boogie Belgique is a Belgian band with a sound that can be described as a fusion of old and new, vintage and innovation. Its founder, Oswald Cromheecke mixes his love of hip-hop and dub rhythms with the secret treasures of the swing era. Joined by Cedric Van Overstraeten on trumpet, Aiko Devriendt on keyboards and Martijn Van Den Broek on drums, the group has performed throughout Europe and the United Kingdom.

Concert recorded at the Jazz en Baie Festival, summer 2018

Jazz / Blues
ROBERTO NEGRO, QUATUOR BELA : LUNE 3000 // 65' - 2018

A fusion of classical music and jazz in an amazing meeting in tribute to György Ligeti.
The 6 musicians perform their own adaptations of the Métamorphoses Nocturnes composed by Ligeti in the mid-1950s while discreetly paying homage to Béla Bartók, whose crepuscular climate and variation technique are easily recognizable.
They then come together for a piece composed by Roberto Negro, who draws freely on Ligeti's own techniques, inspired as much by fiendish mechanics and...

Jazz / Blues
TRIO RAULIN // 62' - 2018

Three musicians, each shaped in their own way by African music.
The pianist François Raulin has drunk plentifully from this source, which he says is one of his greatest inspirations, teaching him as it has about complex polyrhythms.
The Moroccan singer Majid Bekkas brings an oriental tone with his powerful and emotionally charged vocals. He also plays the guembri, a plucked string instrument emblematic of Gnawa trance music and culture.
Emile Biayenda, artistic director of...

Jazz / Blues
MALTED MILK // 89' - 2017

Combining blues and funky soul, over the last 20 years Malted Milk has developed a strong and culturally mixed identity, enriched by each member’s contribution to the group.
For this anniversary evening, Maltel Milk put together a special event featuring many guests and surprises such as Ben l'Oncle Soul, Alexis Evans and Tho Lawrence.
Concert recorded on December 1, 2017 at Stereolux in Nantes

Jazz / Blues
THE VOLUNTEERED SLAVES // 60' - 2017

The Volunteered Slaves is a collective of musicians, gathered from here and, above all, there, in search of music that blends styles, cultures, generations and genres... For their new opus, the group is pursuing its task of "decompartmentalising" with every successive encounter.
Not afraid to tinge its jazz with funk and disco before, now it’s cultivating its Afro roots with 4 young hip hop artists (Indy Eka, Mafé, Kiala Ogawa and Raphaela Cupidin) and the talented slammer Allonymous.

Jazz / Blues
POMRAD // 55' - 2017

Pomrad, alias Adriaan van de Velde, an electronic producer from Antwerp, creates harmonious and colourful music influenced by 80's funk, 90's rap and elements of House, Dub and Trap.
His productions are often compared to those of Hudson Mohawke and Daft Punk. Since 2014, Pomrad has been performing live as a trio, with a funky and highly visual show which has already been a great success in Dour and Mekitburn.
Following on from his first EP, "This Day", he’s back again with Steve...

Jazz / Blues
INCOGNITO // 67' - 2017

A legendary band formed in the 80s, Incognito is above all the incarnation of its founder Jean-Paul Maunick. Nicknamed Bluey, he electrified the UK live circuit with his jazz-funk band Light of the World. Having ridden out the acid-jazz wave, Incognito has ensured its continuing success with multiple changes of band members and vocalists, keeping the dance music flame burning by feeding it with jazz, soul and funk influences.
Recorded during the Jazz en Baie festival.

Jazz / Blues
MALCOLM POTTER TRIO // 56' - 2017

With numerous concerts and albums behind them, the Malcolm Potter trio is a group for whom complicity, spontaneity and a thirst for exploration and freedom are essential requirements.
Blending compositions by Malcolm Potter and revisited standards, this dynamic show incorporates every influence, from blues to jazz to pop and funk.
Recorded during the Gresiblues festival.

Programme :
No scalp today (M.Potter)
Her song (M.Potter)
Don't you dare...

Jazz / Blues
MAYFAIR (AURORE VOILQUÉ) // 71' - 2017

Violinist Aurore Voilqué has surrounded herself with three musicians, sound designer Pierre Boscheron (M, Thomas Dutronc), guitarist Aurélien Robert (Swing Hit, Kill Bob) and bassist Basile Mouton (Babylon Circus, ) to bring forth this brand new electro jazz musical project.
"It's the meeting of a violin and machines", explains Aurore Voilqué. "It's a repertoire that we’ve put together from scratch. We’ve invented everything, even if we’re covering themes by Django Reinhardt. "

Jazz / Blues
KYLA BROX // 64' - 2017

Kyla Brox, daughter of British blues singer Victor Brox, ventures with equal pleasure towards jazzy climates, Chicago blues or soul.
Tender or raging, romantic or sexy, she moves easily through every register thanks to her uncommonly pure and powerful voice, considered one of the most beautiful in the UK. Her impeccable flute playing brings an original addition to her vocal talents.

Recorded during the Gresiblues festival.

Programme :
When We're Alone...

Jazz / Blues
KRAKAUER / ANAKRONIC // 70' - 2017

David Krakauer and the Anakronic Electro Orkestra, virtuosos of Klezmer, revisit and reinvent this music by injecting it not only with electronica but above all a surprising and communicative aesthetic and energy.
Samplers, synthesizers, bass and drums establish an unrestrained rhythm approaching rave party trance, reminding us that dance is the basis of Ashkenazi music; the accordion exposes the harmony with the elegance of an Argentinian tango; the clarinets converse and fly on an...

Jazz / Blues
SNARKY PUPPY AT THE OLYMPIA: CUCHA VULCHA // 105' - 2017

In concert on May 18, 2017 at the Olympia
Based in Brooklyn but formed in Texas, the Snarky Puppy collective is considered by Rolling Stone to be "one of the most exciting groups on the stage today". In this concert they give us an album in which Motown meets Bombay and Dallas church music is tinged with South American sounds. An irresistible combination of funk and groove!

Jazz / Blues
THE COMMUNE OF PARIS AND JAZZ // 80' - 2017

The Commune of Paris (1871) was all about Resistance and Revolution, just like Jazz.
Jazz and the Commune, a great political, tragic and lyrical adventure, with its characters and heroes, are brought together here in the form of a hybrid, mixed-race opera, in which slam holds a dialogue with song or a drum solo.
The idea is to put text and music on an equal footing; that’s to say, the history and the way of telling it.
Performers: Mike Ladd (slam), Elise Caron (vocals),...

Jazz / Blues
ROYAL SOUTHERN BROTHERHOOD // 87' - 2016

“Amplified soul for a new generation”... It may sound pretentious, but the Royal Southern Brotherhood lives up to its claim with a tribal beat, a heady groove that hits the mark and a certain laid-back attitude characteristic of the humidity of the American Deep South. A meeting of the swaying rhythms of New Orleans and what is commonly known as Southern rock...
A kind of “super group” that refines its style beyond musical performance by whittling down its writing and composition.

Jazz / Blues
ERIK TRUFFAZ QUARTET // 59' - 2016

Concert recorded at the Jazz Festival in Vienna 2016.
An experimental journey: this is one way of describing the sinuous path travelled over more than two decades by the Erik Truffaz Quartet.
Standing at the frontier between ethereal electric jazz (Miles Davis meets Sun Ra) and international pop, the quartet features Oxmo's hip-hop flows and the smoky voice of the Malian Rokia Traoré. Over nineteen albums, some leaning towards rock (The Walk of the Giant Turtle) some pop...

Jazz / Blues
TONYA BAKER // 120' - 2016

Concert recorded during the Jazz à Vienne Festival 2016

Tonya Baker possesses one of the greatest voices of her generation. Originally from Chicago, Tonya Baker established herself as a gospel singer in the black churches of the northeastern United States before gaining renown across the country. Her career continued to flourish after her release of two successful albums “Life in Him” and “He Came In” and the creation of her own independent record label.

Jazz / Blues
MARCUS MILLER AT THE OLYMPIA // 90' - 2016

Marcus Miller, himself a Unesco ambassador, has composed, as an echo to the organisation project “ the road of the slave”, “Afrodeezia”, a new album in which he follows the tracks of slaves and black communities throughout the ages. Using instruments and musics born of this history, Marcus Miller pays a tribute to the men and women who crossed the ocean to a life of slavery. Journeys which, dark as they were, became the source of modern american music, the heirloom of Hip-hop and Rn’B .

Jazz / Blues
BENNY GOLSON GUEST FLAVIO BOLTRO // 78' - 2016

Creator of one of the most famous standards of all time, Whisper Not, Benny Golson has composed more than 300 pieces for the biggest names in jazz (John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald and Diana Ross).
With an unparalleled skill in anti-phrasing, Benny Golson’s performance is poetic and sincere at every moment.
Accompanied for this project by Antonio Farao, one of today’s most prominent pianists, and Flavio Boltro, a talented trumpeter, we are treated to an evening of pure...

Jazz / Blues
STÉPHANE HUCHARD // 69' - 2016

Stéphane Huchard, drummer and jazz composer, performs a repertoire combining funk and Afro Brazilian rhythms.
An outstanding technician, he has collaborated with many artists, including Sanseverino, Laurent de Wilde and Stephano di Battista.
A free spirit, he is open to any music related to jazz, whether electric or acoustic.
We see him here with a new group of outstanding musicians, who unleash their collective talents on this completely new repertoire.
Recorded...

Jazz / Blues
MANU LANVIN & THE DEVIL BLUES // 70' - 2016

Not only a solid blues guitarist but an energetic singer, Manu Lanvin brings the house down with lyrics and riffs that hit the mark every time. Spotted by Quincy Jones and Claude Nobs, he has performed on prestigious stages such as The Olympia, The Apollo Theatre, the Cahors Blues Festival, the Montreux Jazz Festival and the Jazz Foundation of America galas which take place every year in New York...
In 2014, he represented France at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis.

Jazz / Blues
AURORE VOILQUé & RHODA SCOTT QUARTET: DJANGOLIZED // 60' - 2016

Aurore Voilqué has surrounded herself with an array of talented musicians including Jean-Baptiste Gaudray, Julie Saury and Rhoda Scott to pay tribute to the great Django Reinhardt.
The repertoire alternates between compositions by the illustrious Manouche (Black and White, Mabel...) and standards (Autumn Dream, Blue Drag...) given a truly personal flavour by this talented violinist’s subtle arrangements.
Recorded during the Jazz en Baie festival.

Jazz / Blues
BEN TOURY // 80' - 2016

This Rhythm & Blues quartet is led by Benjamin Toury, singer, pianist and harmonicist. Self-taught, he’s been composing and performing on stage since the age of 11 and already has a career spanning 23-years behind him. A highly energetic and strong performer, his hands fly over the keyboard with crazy and impressive speed and power.
His virtuoso piano playing (think Jerry-Lee Lewis), and crooner's voice (think H. Connick Jr.) set every venue in which he performs on fire. The Ben Toury...

Jazz / Blues
BROTHERHOOD HERITAGE AT THE RENDEZ-VOUS DE L'ERDRE, NANTES // 80' - 2016

A big band of the 1970s, Brotherhood of Breath lit up the European jazz scene. Stemming from a multiracial South African orchestra (formed despite apartheid), it produced a fusion of South African pop and improvised music created under the guidance of pianist Chris McGregor.
The project piloted by François Raulin and Didier Levallet provides another chance to hear these South African melodies and their numerous interpretations. The group brought together by the two co-leaders are the...

Jazz / Blues
MARC DUCRET, METATONAL // 82' - 2016

Self-taught guitarist Marc Ducret started playing professionally when he was only 17. His style is heavily influenced by rock and bebop and bursting with virtuosity. In 1986, he was invited by François Jeanneau to participate in the first National Jazz Orchestra, with which he gave more than 80 concerts. In the same year, he won the La Défence Concours National de Jazz.
In his new album, Métatonal, he invites new musicians to join his trio in order to bring a different perspective to his...

Jazz / Blues
MATHILDE AT THE CAFÉ DE LA DANSE // 90' - 2016

Concert for the release of the album ""Je les aime tous", recorded in four days, as in jazz. Mathilde is joined by Jacky Terrasson, Stéphane Belmondo, her faithful Vladimir Médail, the soft and precise rhythm of Thomas Bramerie on bass and Philippe Maniez on drums, and a beautiful Brazilian guest, singer and guitarist Marcio Faraco.
Mathilde contains all the emotion of Edith Piaf with the elegance of Blossom Dearie, the wonder of Prevert leafing through The New Yorker and an eternal...

Jazz / Blues
OMAR SOSA & JACQUES SCHWARZ-BART: CRÉOLE SPIRIT // 97' - 2016

Omar Sosa and Jacques Schwarz-Bart have been separately flying the flag of Afro-Caribbean jazz high around the world for the last 10 years.

Today, the pianist Omar Sosa is the undisputed leader of a Cuban jazz inspired by the spiritual traditions of Santeria, the African belief system dating back to the days of slavery that allowed those deported to Cuba to resist oppression.

As for Jacques Schwarz-Bart, after bringing Gwo ka jazz drums onto the world stage, he has...

Jazz / Blues
SAINT PAUL AND THE BROKEN BONES (SOIRÉE DE POCHE) // 34' - 2015

Brilliant musicians who don’t need to rehearse, and who play by instinct.
A singer with a tireless voice, 1m70 of vocal power, capable of reaching the highest and lowest notes, apparently without the slightest effort, gives us his dance moves from another century with a groove worthy of the Sixties soul legends.
In short, a wild and earth-shattering Soirée de Poche!

Jazz / Blues
AL JARREAU AT THE OLYMPIA // 90' - 2015

Al Jarreau’s last filmed concert !

After more than 60 albums, Al Jarreau has worked with the greatest (George Benson, Jon Hendriks) . In the past, some of his albums were dedicated to Al Green and Bill Withers, and here, at the olympia, his concert is a tribute to his friend George Duke.

At four, young Jarreau plays in public for the first time, under the bewildered gaze of his parson father and pianist mother. After a short career in psychology, he opts for music....

Jazz / Blues
ANDRÉ CECCARELLI: ULTIMO // 88' - 2015

In celebration of a career spanning 50 years, an epic journey that led him to play with the greatest names in jazz, French drummer André Ceccarelli decided to release his last opus "Ultimo" as a leader. A final discographical adventure for which he called in his faithful companions Pierre-Alain Goualch, Diego Imbert, his son Régis and invited along a host of friends, including Elisabeth Kontomanou, Hugh Coltman, David Linx, Marlon D. Moore and Elisabeth Pallas...
Recorded during the Jazz...

Jazz / Blues
ALL STARS BAND, JAZZ EN BAIE FESTIVAL // 67' - 2015

The Jazz en Baie festival takes place every year in Mont-Saint-Michel Bay. This top level concert brings together Antonio Farao (a brilliant pianist combining Mediterranean and African-American influences), Eddie Gomez (bassist and faithful member of the Bill Evans Trio, Chick Corea, Mickael Brecker, etc...), Lenny White (jazz-fusion drummer of Chick Corea’s Return to Forever) and Bireli Lagrène who needs no introduction....!


Programme :
Softly as a Morning...

Jazz / Blues
LES DÉSAXÉS : SAXOPHONISSIMO // 90' - 2015

Les Désaxés, a quartet of virtuoso saxophonists, actors, dancers, sound effects artists and singers, offer us a compilation of their best creations. They present their own take on Vivaldi, Bach, Brahms, Khachatourian, Debussy, Ravel, Pachelbel and Bizet with poetry and humour... They blend genres: film music, jazz, flamenco, pop, samba, reggae, rap or funk, taking us from Peru to China, from Ireland to Russia, from Africa to Mexico. They even slip from Gregorian chants to gospel with total...

Jazz / Blues
EUROPA BERLIN - THE NATIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA // 58' - 2015

At the head of the National Jazz Orchestra, with his Europa programme Olivier Benoit offers us a kaleidoscope of the musical landscape of the great European cultural capitals. Over the last 25 years, the city of Berlin has been re-establishing its unity. It is also a fascinating city that attracts artists and travellers alike. "Berlin Exil" has been fed by the aesthetic and musical currents of Berlin: minimalist music, free jazz and electronic music. Olivier Benoit delivers a decidedly...

Jazz / Blues
LE SACRE DU TYMPAN : TRIBUTE TO FRANÇOIS DE ROUBAIX // 92' - 2015

Exceptional concert dedicated to François de Roubaix, French composer and electro pioneer, famous for his movie soundtracks and series theme tunes. This tribute is dedicated to the composer’s repertoire revised with synthesizers and electric instruments and with the participation of a DJ performance on unpublished archives.

Le Sacre du Tympan is a jazz band of seventeen musicians created in April 1998 by Fred Pallem. The orchestra performs regularly at festivals in France and...

Jazz / Blues
JACKY TERRASSON AT THE OLYMPIA // 103' - 2015

The new album of Jacky Terrasson, rich of diversity and inspiration, is creating a dialogue between post-bob, pop, hip-hop, African, Caribbean and even classical musics. Various musicians accompanied him: the American bassist Travis Burniss, Cuban drummer Lukmil Perez, Malian percussionist Adama Diarra and the French virtuoso human beat box Sly Johnson.
A cosmopolitan approach that reflects the Jazz's ability to blend into every background without forgetting his Afro-American heritage....

Jazz / Blues
BIG DADDY WILSON // 65' - 2014

An African-American from North Carolina, strongly influenced by gospel in his childhood, Big Daddy Wilson discovered the blues in Germany. For over 30 years, this old-style bluesman has used his powerful voice to make the sensitive chords of soul, blues and folk resonate within us all. Big Daddy Wilson is not just a musician but a storyteller. Installed behind the conga and accompanied by a classic blues trio (guitar, bass, drums), Big Daddy Wilson brings the house down every time.

Jazz / Blues
JACKY TERRASSON & STéPHANE BELMONDO // 65' - 2014

Pianist Jacky Terrasson and trumpeter Stéphane Belmondo share the stage with this exceptional duet, tinged with soul and French chanson. The French-American pianist Terrasson loves to travel and collaborate with musicians around the world and has released numerous albums and given many concert with his long-time friend Stéphane Belmondo. This concert at Jazz en Baie is a treat for all jazz lovers!
Recorded during the Jazz en Baie festival.


PHOTOS : © DR - CLC...

Jazz / Blues
STEVE GROSSMAN & PETER KING QUINTET // 65' - 2014

When you invite the American saxophonist who inspired Miles Davis at the age of 18 and the greatest saxophonist that England has ever seen onto the same stage, it can only result in incomparable moments of the kind dreamed of by anyone with a love and enthusiasm for jazz and its history. A unique and unprecedented encounter in the long career of these two jazz giants: not to be missed for any reason.
Recorded during the Jazz en Baie festival.

Programme :

Jazz / Blues
YARON HERMAN & GUESTS // 90' - 2013

Yaron Herman, is a jazz pianist, one of the most specialized jazz player today. Through jazz he reinvents his own musical language, one that is original, sincere and emotional, with inspirations from different music genres. He plays with his so-called "Alter Ego(s)", Bertrand Chamayou (piano), Frederika Stahl (vocal) and Valgeir Sigurosson (keyboard), and delivers a magical Jazz journey.



Programme :

- Intro mystery - yaron herman
- la...

Jazz / Blues
ELECTRO DELUXE AT THE TRIANON, PARIS // 99' - 2013

Electro Deluxe is an explosive mixture of jazz, funk and rap, with influences ranging from Herbie Hancock to Buckshot LeFonque. Electro Deluxe is not a group of "machines", but a group of musicians whom pieces are embellished with loops or samples. Strong with 5 albums, they released a deluxe edition of the latest,"Home."

Jazz / Blues
ANDRÉ MANOUKIAN & CHINA MOSES // 97' - 2013

An exquisite duo! China is not a jazz singer. China is not a blues singer. China is a singer of torch song. The Torch Song, song made to reawaken the flame of impossible love, is a genre whose masters were Sinatra and Jessica Rabbit. André Manoukian is a Voice searcher and lover, wrapping them up with his piano. They chose the duo to let their love conversation running wild!

TRACK LIST :
Dont let me be, Cheek to cheek, So in love (Cole Porter), What a wonderful world...

Jazz / Blues
JAZZANINI // 52' - 2012

Musical documentary about the French jazz musician Marcel ZANINI, who achieved the fame in the 70s with the song, " Tu veux ou tu veux pas".

Since his youth in Marseilles, Marcel Zanini has had a passion for music.
He’s adapted more than one song, often Jazz standards, from the days of swing. Having rubbed shoulders with the greatest jazzmen, he continues to sing and play sax and clarinet today. His hat, his suits, his moustache, his round glasses, all worn with elegance,...

Jazz / Blues
JAZZED OUT : ONE CITY, ONE JAZZ // 7x85' and 80x 6 to 10’ - 2011-2012

The black and white photograph of a jazz pianist smoking his cigarette stays still.
KIDAM and MEZZO are working together to create and broadcast improvise live sessions, that push conventional jazz aside.
Sketching a scene at the very top of modernity, we are looking for a music without any limits in the biggest cities of the World. Between its traditions, but Hip hop, rock, and electro influences as well, soaking up either trends and new technologies, we capture a snap of today’s...


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