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Félix Stüssi

Be it on a bicycle or behind the keys, Félix Stüssi loves adventure and fresh wind. Since his move from Switzerland to Canada, Stüssi has turned his back on journalism, jazz piano and composition are now his main focus. In 2007, his quintet wins the prestigious Grand Prix of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal. A year later US-trombonist Ray Anderson joins the project and the band becomes a sextet. The four albums of the group are very well received on both sides of the Atlantic, they are nominated for several prices. The band tours through Canada (2009) and Europe (2005, 2011 and 2015, the latter in duo with Ray Anderson). Stüssi has also formed LES MALCOMMODES, a very dynamic trio with Daniel Lessard on bass and Pierre Tanguay on drums. LES MALCOMMDOES have presented their eponymous album (Effendi Records, 2012, FND 123) in Europe during a tour in spring 2014. The brand-new project LES MALCOMMODES invitent Sonia Johnson, Ray Anderson, Jean Derome, André Leroux & Jacques Kuba Séguin (Effendi Records, FND 147) is Stüssi’s most ambitious and audacious endeavour so far. Félix Stüssi returns regularly to Europe, where he has played among others with Bruno Spoerri, Nils Wogram, Jürg Wickihalder, Ruedi Wettstein, Co Streiff, Christoph Grab, Christy Doran, Daniel Schläppi and Peter A. Schmid. Schmid and Stüssi have recorded a duo CD, which has been released on Unit Records in January 2017 (Transatlantic Conversations, UTR 4738)

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Les Malcommodes...

Effendi Records
2017

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Arrabbiata

Effendi Records
2014

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Les Malcommodes

Effendi Records
2012

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Hieronymus

Effendi Records
2010

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Baiji

Justin Time Records
2008

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Give Me Five

Unit Records
2007

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