The blues Band HAZMATMODINE will have its new album “Extra Deluxe Supreme” on release on the German label Jaro Medien April 27. They will perform in Paris at New Morning, June 20th.
Posted May 19, 2016
The latest blues news :Neal Black, American, French based blues star, Larry Garner, at the same level and based in the USA but who is touring a lot in Europe, and Gaëlle Buswel, a young and brilliant blues/rock/soul artist also based in France but also travelling the world will get together at the great New Morning venue in Paris to perform an exceptional concert on June 14.
Posted May 03, 2016
Following the very successful concert by the Act label Michael Wollny Trio here in Paris, to be followed by a concert at the big Normandy/France Jazz Festival Jazz sous les Pommiers (Jazz under the Apple Trees) at the end of this week, Siggi Loch of Act has now planned a big project at the Berlin Philharmonie for 2016/2017: Jazz at Berlin Philharmonics, a series of concerts by ACT artists which will start with a great collaboration on May 21 in the main Philharmonie Hall, a Piano Summit by the same brilliant and creative Michael Wollny, the amazing Polish pianist Leszek Możdżer and the equally impressive Iiro Rantala from Finland, a Piano Summit, on May 21 in Berlin.
Posted April 26, 2016
Her album « Radio One » on the Naïve label in France will only be out on May 13, but the first splendid reviews are already coming in for trumpeter, composer and conductor Airelle Besson ’s new quartet project.
This great and much appreciated and respected young French lady musician will be touring in France and internationally with her quartet, starting with several concerts at the Coutances/Normandy Jazz festival Jazz sous les Pommiers. The first concert on April 30 will include her quartet, a symphony orchestra and the South Korean jazz star singer Youn Sun Nah, and five others are to follow at that same festival, with new creations and different musical settings.
Posted April 14, 2016
Laurent Rochelle, composer and musician, launches his quartet OKIDOKI’s new release « Si tu regardes » (“If you take a look”) scheduled for the end of the month with a Paris concert at the jazz club Sunside/Sunset on April 21. The first media reactions coming through are excellent!
The year 2015 will be a crucial one for music, for the artists and for the music business. Times are changing more and more quickly, and we all need to adapt, find new solutions, make new connections while pursuing our various musical passions.
In France, like in many other countries, independent record companies and distributors are struggling, music publishers need to adapt to new systems at our SACEM society and need to try and make up for missing support for artists/authors/composers elsewhere; giving artistic advice, creating connections with other musicians, helping to find labels and...