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Posted November 26, 2014
Posted November 05, 2014
Apart from getting some great reviews for his most recent release, Jun Miyake is making his way in the French music scene with the film music for a very French style movie called “Tiens-toi droite” (“Keep straight”) launched here. His LILIES OF THE VALLEY, originally one of German choreographer Pina Bausch’s music choices, has once again been used ; this time for a very successful dance piece called “Tutu” by French choreographer Philippe Lafeuille, now performed in Paris at the famous Bobino theatre for three months.
Posted October 31, 2014
A very musical, very laid back duo recording by the lady composer and trumpet player Airelle Besson and her musical partner, the Brasilian guitarist Nelson Veras, for the Naïve Jazz release Prélude of October, 2014 is getting amazing reactions from the media here. Virtually all relevant French press, specialized and general, Parisian and local dailies, vaunts the delicacy, the quality of the compositions and the stylish recording of this amazing duo, which had already been performing in many big festivals over the last few years. The duo will perform in concert in Paris this Friday, amongst others, and in New York as part of a festival in January, 2015.
Posted October 27, 2014
November celebrations all round for some brilliant reviews of Sylvain Rifflet’s Moondog project in the most read weekly (in terms of jazz reviews), Télérama, and for the “Choc” reviews of the major French jazz monthly, Jazz Magazine/JazzMan, for two other outstanding French releases: the duo of lady trumpet player and composer Airelle Besson with Brasilian guitarist Nelson Veras, “Prélude” on Naïve, and the collaboration between Jean-Marie Machado and Dave Liebman: ”Media Luz” on French label La Buissonne. In the same magazine, a very good article concerning the latest Jun Miyake release, “Lost Memory Theatre – Act-2” (Yellowbird/Enja), and two more “chocs” for Wadada Leo Smith’s latest release “The Great Lakes Suite”, and Nguyen Le’s latest Act release “Celebrating the Dark Side of the Moon”.
Posted September 25, 2014
Composer/Saxophone player Dave Liebman has been invited for a collaboration by the French composer and pianist Jean-Marie Machado, for the third time on record : the resulting Media Luz, a subtle and original work, will be on release on November 18 on the French label La Buissonne and will be presented in concert in Paris on May 5, 2015.
Blues Rock’s hardest working man Popa Chubby is set to unleash a ten track CD this October.(Bluesmagazine, Netherlands).
His new CD “I’m feeling lucky” will be released by Dixiefrog Records, France, on October 7. Special guests include Dave Keyes, Dana Fuchs and Mike Zito. Popa Chubby will celebrate his 25 years of carreer this year ; the great bluesman who continues touring all over the world will be in concert in Europe starting at the end of October and will perform at the Olympia, Paris in March 2015. See the teaser
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Posted October 10, 2013
It is “la rentrée” in France, the return from holidays to tackle the most important part of the year in terms of business, while we are heading towards Christmas. Obviously, we are as busy with things to come as most or all of you. This message is for those of you who have the curiosity and the time to find out more about our musical activities. The links below are obviously the quickest way to do so.
Our most important releases in terms of worldwide publishing rights are Jun Miyake and Yom.
Klezmer clarinet player Yom has a new album called “The Empire of Love” on the market end o...