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Posted January 26, 2016

Toma Feterman is a French artist with Eastern European origins who is very well known here in France : for his creativity and success with the group La Caravane Passe and his Freylekh Trio, for that of the duo Soviet Suprem with artist partner R.Wan, the most current project, but also for various musical creations for local stars like Eric Antoine, a very successful magician/entertainer. We are thrilled to announce that a new album by La Caravane Passe called “Canis Carmina” will be out in February, in Germany and France to start with.

Posted January 21, 2016

In the past, French saxophone player and composer Raphaël Imbert, also a writer of books about different approaches to jazz, has had projects dedicated to John Coltrane and J.S. Bach, to Mozart and Albert Ayler, to the music of the Apalachees… This time around, with his new release “MUSIC IS MY HOME”, the music of the “Deep South” of the USA has been his big inspiration, with its touches of blues, jazz and soul, and with an input by bluesmen like Big Ron Hunter and Alabama Slim as well as by the cellist, singer and composer Leyla McCalla and some great French musicians like, amongst others, the drummer lady Anne Paceo. The first reactions here in France express all the fascination for this new release.

Posted January 05, 2016

Paul Bley, the magnificent pianist and composer who started his career as a major creator during the free jazz period and who has impressed us since by his immense originality, his sense of adventure but also his delicacy, has left us all on January 3, 2016, at the age of 83 years. Having had the chance to represent his magnificent work across Europe for some 25 years, we will miss him immensely – but his music will remain with us.

Posted January 04, 2016

New Year News: Finish composer and accordionist KIMMO POHJONEN’s – “SENSITIVE SKIN” (Octopus/Ondine) is No. 1 on WMCE (World Music Charts Europe).

Posted December 01, 2015

We are happy to announce the signature of the amazing Finnish accordionist and composer Kimmo Pohjonen for the world ex. Scandinavia. Pohjonen’s latest album “Sensitive Skin”, released in September/October, is now at No. 2 of the European world music charts. “Sensitive Skin is emotionally engaging, intellectually fascinating and demandingly exuberant.” (Julian May, Songlines***** Top of the World), whereas the other well established magazine, Mojo, comments: ”ridiculously accessible, with strong melodies and great arrangements” The artist is touring internationally both with this new project and his previous one, “Uniko”, recorded together with the Kronos Quartet.

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La Caravane Passe
Canis Carmina

Raphaël Imbert
Music Is My Home

Kimmo Pohjonen
Sensitive Skin


La Caravane Passe - Canis Carmina
Raphaël Imbert - Music Is My Home
Kimmo Pohjonen - Sensitive Skin

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Editorial

2015...

Posted January 13, 2015

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... more