Latest newsPosted July 02, 2012
The Freylekh Trio will be supporting “Mysteric”, the new show of French magician and humorist Eric Antoine, on July 12. The band also composed the soundtrack of the show !
Posted June 28, 2012
Pianist Vijay Iyer has won in an unprecedented five categories of the 60th Annual DownBeat International Critics Poll, taking honors for Jazz Artist of the Year, top Jazz Album for “Accelerando” (ACT 9524-2), top Pianist, top Jazz Group and Rising Star Composer. 3 The Star Of A Story by vijayiyermusic more
Posted June 11, 2012
On his new album “Black Box” released on French label No Format, guitarist Nicolas Repac praises American old blues and popular songs. His compelling arrangement of “I know his blood can make me whole” by Blind Willie Johnson published by Sweet Roll Songs, now called “Redemption Song” followed by the original title, is part of the CD. more
Posted June 07, 2012
Jazz trumpet player Jacques Coursil, creator of two magnificent CDs on Universal (licensed to Sunnyside in the US) will be on stage with a musician friend of many years, Alan Silva, on bass and with the German saxophone player Heribert Leuchter for one of his too rare concerts, in Besançon/France on June3. To listen to his music more
Posted May 31, 2012
Pianist Jacky Terrasson is playing at the Saint-Germain-des-Prés church tonight.
His new album for release on Universal has just been recorded and we are proud and happy to announce that Métisse Music’s representation of his compositions now covers the world ex. USA, Canada and UK.
Posted May 14, 2012
Pianist/composer Myra Melford is the winner of the 2012 Alpert Award in the Arts for Music presented by The Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). The Berkeley-based musician and educator has received the award and its $75,000 prize on Sunday, May 13, at the Herb Alpert Foundation in Santa Monica. This is the 18t... more
Posted May 11, 2012
The world music label Jaro will be in town in Paris on May 24, presenting two great bands from New York: Hazmat Modine, whose last CD release was “Cicada”, impresses with their original mix of afro-american roots, blues and swing, integrating sounds from Eastern Europe, Jamaican rock steady and music from Hawai. A long interview with their lead... more
Posted April 27, 2012
Big Sir (Lisa Papineau and Juan Alderete) will support Pony Pony Run Run on May 2 and 3 for their Paris concert at Trianon. The opportunity to hear their new album, Before Gardens After Gardens, live.
Posted April 26, 2012
American, Europe based blues artist Tino Gonzales will play in France, at the Paris New Morning, to celebrate the release of his first album in 8 years, “The Right Time”. For more information on this unique guitarist and composer and the event: TinoGonzales.com and Facebook more
Posted April 24, 2012
Loads of brass bands concerts: Hazmat Modine at festival Musiques Métisses in Angoulême on May 25. Mahala Raï Banda on May 13 and Red Baraat on May 17 at “Jazz sous les Pommiers” festival in Coutances. Boban i Marko Markovic Orchestra will share the stage of the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaïsme with klezmer trumpet p... more