Jazz Live Booking Agency

Simon Barreau & Luca Civelli

France


New French-american band !!! Available on tour 2015/2016

 

« ALAIN VANKENHOVE / URI CAINE / JEFF BALLARD / SÉBASTIEN BOISSEAU »

 

Alain Vankenhove (Fr): trompet, composition

Uri Caine (Us): piano

Jeff Ballard (Us): drums

Sébastien Boisseau (Fr): doublebass

 

Alain Vankenhove, defined as the most lyrical french jazz trumpeters  (Henri and Sébastien Texier, Marc Ducret, Jim Black …) invites for this new group of internationally renowned musicians. It is after meeting and working with Uri Caine, piano virtuoso (Goldberg Variations, Plastic Temptation …), he created this French-American quartet. He sets up a rhytmic that it is announced such as roaring with Jeff Ballard (Ray Charles, Brad Meldhau …) considered like one of the best jazz drummers of today and Sébastien Boisseau (Daniel Humair, Gabor Gado, Louis Sclavis …) the most European of French doublebass player .

An exceptional moment, which directly reveals the most hidden secret of jazz music, » free spirit. »

 

« Driven by the wind, my  notes of trumpets vibrates, resonates his notes, paces the way, made his voice like a sail boat in the clouds, stellar. My eyes close and then I hear each musician, as a waking dream … the full sound, wooded of the bassist’s unique and grumbler game. The  subtil touchdown of the drummer, his science of the skins, his art of swinging; lightness, ease of brilliant pianist, a rare intelligence; all this inspires, the notes appear, pieces unfold, a canvas is revealed. Everyone likes to share his points of views … as a work, a movie that is revealed  scene after scene. «  A. Vankenhove,

 

ON FRENCH TOUR – OCTOBER, 2015 FROM THE 06th TO 10th

- 06th @ Reims (Mumm & Cie)

- 07th @ Tours (Le Petit Faucheux)

- 08th @ Paris (Le Sunside)

- 09th @ Nantes (Le Pannonica)

- 10th @ Nantes (Le Pannonica)

 

AVAILABLE JULY,  2016 FROM THE 26th TO 31th


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