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Alix Tucou

(…) "With my own compositions, I research ways to stimulate Imagination mainly. I see Imagination as another sense of perception of reality “ {…)(ArtNowAFterHours Interview 2021)​ In this 2021 interview , Alix resume in fact one of the main conceptions he explores with his Bass Trombone and compositions for more than 25 years. The discovery of many different styles of music since age 21 after he finished his Undergraduate Studies in the Bordeaux Conservatory , is a endless source of inspiration to craft his sound at the same time as his personality.

From 1999 , from reggae to funk, he ends up playing and interpreting the music of Frank Zappa (LPJZ feat Ike Willis). He also participated in the creation of an electronic music collective (United Fools), while still continuing the Symphonic Orchestra sessions (Bordeaux, Bayonne) and musical productions for theatre and multiple electronic music projects . Since 2008, he has been known as a street performance artist, both with a metal brass band (Pastors of Muppets) and an unreal and fantastic street ballet (Ulik et le S.N.O.B -Glisssssssssendo). He did also some Metal music projects (Year of no Light, Bagarre Générale) and played Jazz music (Eole Brass Band and Big Bands ). He had the great luck to play with those project all over Europe , Middle-East , Africa , Asia and America for a discography of dozens of different collaborations. After his stay in Montreal ( Canada) in 2014, he extendshis various styles of playing and improvising with playing Modern Jazz Music compositions of his own.

He then settle in New York in 2016 with frequent trips to Europe to perform and continues to develop his musicianship and experiences with all that the Big Apple has to offer to a full-time musician from subway performances to the most prestigious clubs and concert hall of the City that never sleeps from Hot Jazz from 20's and 30's to Cutting Edge Contemporary Music Music Performances.


''To me Art , beyond being also a manifestation of the Culture of a society, is related to freedom of feeling, thinking and its translation into the outside world…by outside world I mean outside the artists’ subconscious.'' https://artnowafterhours.com/interview-alix-tucou/

“The pieces are real paintings of the subjective aesthetic imagery, surreal sounds and mixes that transport the viewer to places that include magrittian reminiscences. Travel in times that do not exist; spaces and corridors that do not have an end, boxes, cubes, chessboards, escherian labyrinths, gears that move synergically, rhythmically, obsessively but that do not build any useful machine […]” https://www.giornalekleos.it/technology-and-bones-di-alix-tucou-al-convento-del-carmine-di-marsala/



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