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Bruno Tocanne

”For the past 30 years , musician, teacher and activist Bruno Tocanne has been a catalyst for improvised music, bringing together some of the most creative musicians on the French and International scenes. Bruno's travels around the globe have resulted in musical encounters with Dave BURELL (USA) Steve POTTS (USA), Yuri KUSNETSOV (Ukraine), Vladimir VOLKOV (Russia), Russ JOHNSON (USA), Jean VANASSE (Canada),Quinsin NACHOFF (Canada), Itaru OKI (Japan), Tom WALSH (Canada), Michael BATES (USA), Louis SCLAVIS(France), Daniel ERDMANN, Robin FINCKER, Russ LOSSING (USA)

Current Projects (2021)

. Bruno Tocanne - Didier Freboeuf “Ca n'empêche pas le vacarme”

. Bruno Tocanne - Alain Blesing “L'impermanence du doute”

Previous projects (2000/2020)

. Bruno Tocanne “Sea Song(e)s” with Sophia Domancich, Antoine Läng and Rémi Gaudillat

. Bruno Tocanne - Bernard Santacruz imuzzic Grand(s) ensemble “Over The Hills”

. Bruno Tocanne “In a suggestive way” / Dedicated to Paul Motian

. I.overdrive trio and Marcel Kanche “Et vint un mec d'outre saison” / Tribute to Léo Ferré

. “Libre Ensemble” : Fred Roudet, Philippe Gordiani, Fred Meyer, Rémi Gaudillat, Benoît Keller, Damien Sabatier

. “I.Overdrive Trio” / A tribute to Syd Barrett

. “Mad Kluster” : Alain Blesing, Bruno Tocanne, Fred Roudet, Benoît Keller

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Press

“A munificent, subtle and lavish drummer !” Jazz Magazine

“For all those who doubt the benefits of freedom in music, Bruno Tocanne sends a musical message full of rich nuances...” Drums Magazine

“Bruno Tocanne is to his drums and cymbals what a japanese calligrpaher is to his art....” Liberation

“A catalyst of ideas and emotions, developing ideas on the drumkit through generosity” France Musique

“The unbridled power of Tocanne’s drumming manages...” Whole Note 2009

Primary Instrument

Drums

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Albums

Bruno Tocanne "Sea...

Musea Records
2018

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Bruno Tocanne "Sea...

Cristal Records
2018

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OVER THE HILLS

Instant Musics Records
2016

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Bruno Tocanne "In a...

Instant Musics Records
2013

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