Following the release last April of the album “Si tu regardes” ((Linoleum/L’autre distribution), Laurent Rochelle Okidoki Quartet will perform four concerts at the Jazz in Marciac Festival on August 9 and 10.
Posted July 21, 2016
Three decades of DORO, the German lady rock star named “The Queen of Metal”, are captured on three DVDs released by the label Nuclear Blast and arriving on the charts in many countries, including France, the UK, Scandinavia – now on release in the USA; including a two-hour documentary that delivers deep insights behind the scenes and inside the heart of DORO. “Strong And Proud – 30 Years Of Rock And Metal”: a fantastic memory for everyone who has seen DORO live worldwide during her anniversary and a revelation for all fans of good, hard rock music and classy live performances laden with blood, sweat and tears.
Posted July 20, 2016
Victoires du Jazz (French annual Jazz Awards): Saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist and composer Sylvain Rifflet has just received one the three big awards of this important event for “Album of the Year”. His musically unclassifiable and fascinating “Mechanics” CD, released last autumn on Jazz Village/Harmonia Mundi, was awarded the No. 1.
After a brilliant and joyful concert at the Paris New Morning hall last week, the American blues greats Neal Black and Larry Garner have had more appreciation expressed fort their “Guilty Saints” CD in a review made in USA by All about Jazz
Posted May 26, 2016
The American blues/roots/jazz/rock band HAZMATMODINE, whose new album “Extra Deluxe Supreme” was released in Europe by Jaro Medien, Germany at the end of April, are celebrating the release with concerts across Europe. They will be performing on June 20 at the famous New Morning venue in Paris, France.
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...