We are happy to work with American, French based jazz composer/musician/arranger/producer Jon Handelsman and his big band L’Orchestre de la Lune from now on, together with a French publishing/management partner. Jon will be producing his next album with this great band with, amongst others, a number of outstanding brass players and the great French, American trained percussionist Cyril Atef shortly, which will be on release in 2016.
Posted August 21, 2015
French saxophone player and composer Sylvain Rifflet will release his new album “Mechanics” September 8 on Jazz Village.
Posted August 21, 2015
He made it ! Scottish guitarist, singer and songwriter Fraser Anderson raised the funds to produce his next album with a successful crowdfunding campaign. The album will be recorded in the next few months and will be released on Membran 2016.
Posted June 25, 2015
The young French lady trumpet player and composer Airelle Besson has been granted yet another award, of great discovery (jazz) at the Victoires de la musique for her beautiful music and playing, following the release of a duet with the Brasilian guitarist Nelson Veras on the French Naïve label. She celebrated the event with a performance by her new quartet, whose album will be on release in the autumn.
Posted June 17, 2015
The much revered American blues artist Mighty Sam McClain left us yesterday. We are sad and wish his wife and family all possible strength to deal with his departure. Sam had recorded another album with the Norwegian guitarist Knut Reiersrud and his band as his last project; The album will be on release on the German label Act. His music will survive him for a long time.
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...