On November 17, just before this month’s Paris concert, vibraphone player and composer Pascal Schumacher and his group will be performing their project “Left Tokyo Right” at the Barbican during the London Jazz Festival. With the subtle, polished sound of his quartet as a base, he has created a piece of art in which Pascal Schumacher’s creative skill can be felt through his vibraphone, truly touching the Japanese soul.
We have concluded a collaboration with a young French pianist/composer with a great potential. Armel Dupas has just had his first, very well received CD out on Harmonia Mundi/Jazz Village here in France, but he has been active as a musician and composer for a number of years, amongst others as a collaborator of the well-known French artists Henri Texier (composer, musical director, bass player) and the great singer and actress Sandra Nkaké, but also as a composer of music for films for some well established French directors like Arnaud Desplechin and Michel Gondry.
Posted September 30, 2015
Gaelle Buswel, the young lady blues/soul/rock artist and writer, will be performing at the famous « New Morning » venue in Paris on October 7. Our biggest independent rock station, Oui fm, is supporting her and this event announcing the concert three times/day during the next few days and giving fans the opportunity to win her CD “Black to Blue”.
Posted September 22, 2015
Scottish artist Fraser Anderson will be celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg/Germany with his label Membran/ the Orchard. He will be performing at the Mojo Jazz Café in Hamburg this Friday, September 25. Fraser is about to finish the production of his new album due for release in 2016.
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...