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Robin Nitram

Born in Chamonix (Fr), raised in Normandie (Fr) and now living in Paris, Robin Nitram plays the guitar since he is a child. From high school rock band to jazz, music has always been part of his life. After graduated from the International Music Educators of Paris he is now playing, composing and teaching in Paris where he has recorded live his first solo album.

NEWS: RECORDING

Nine Reasons To Believe In Love And Endure Pain Revealed In Neni Carolina Chacin's New Album Paris II

Nine Reasons To Believe In Love And Endure Pain Revealed In Neni Carolina Chacin's New Album Paris II

Neni Carolina Chacin born in Venezuela and raised between USA and UK but now living in jny: Paris, France, has earned global following for blending gospel, jazz and pop with a true inner intention and sensibility to help other live their dreams. Paris II is Neni’s second Jazz studio album from Paris and is her most intimate ...

Joan Minor

From San Francisco and Paris, Jazz vocalist Joan Minor interprets Jazz standards with soul-stirring veracity. As a solo performer, she has performed worldwide in the U.S.A, Europe and Africa, particularly San Francisco, New York, Berlin, Zermatt, Athens and Paris, where she is now based. Her first CD ‘Integrity Matters’, which was recorded in Paris, warranted praise by the iconic Blues legend, Mr. B.B. King. Joan is formally trained in voice, violin and piano and has deeply studied the Jazz masters. She broadened her Jazz expression under the tutelage of Patti Cathcart, New York Broadway artist June Smith, Phil Matson and the legendary Barry Harris

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Live From Paris: Danyèl Waro, Beñat Achiary & Haffyd H

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Danyèl Waro/Beñat Achiary
Théâtre Romain Rolland
February 21, 2019

This extraordinary double bill was part of the 28th edition of Sons D'Hiver, a festival that spans around three weeks, presenting gigs at various venues in the Val-de-Marne zone of south-eastern Paris. The French Basque vocalist Beñat Achiary opened the evening ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Jazz Migration 2018

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Le Dynamo-Banlieu Bleue
Jazz Migration
Paris
December 3, 2018

Selection/support of talent Jazz Migration started in 2002 to foster, accompany and support the professional career of selected young talent in jazz. Coaching is an important aspect of it and at the core stands the organization and procurement of concerts, nationally and internationally, ...

MUSICIAN Born:

Stephane Querry

Stephane Querry (Pianist and composer) Stephane starts piano at age eleven. After studying in different music schools, he has been in the classical piano scholarship of Michel Prady, and he has been luckily enough to selected inside the prestigious professional classroom of France Clidat (at the “Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris”) for 4 years (1999-2003), where he developed his technique in classical music. He starts learning Jazz (Harmony, Piano improvisation, band formation and rhythm) in the David Patrois Classroom in the musical conservatory of the 5th district of Paris, and also in other various classrooms (Jean-Christophe Dorchies for example). Very attracted by music writing, he composed a post romantic piano concerto and several classical transcriptions for trio, as well as Jazz songs.

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Jazz Sur Son 31 2018

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October 5th marked the start of the 2018 edition of Jazz Sur Son 31 in jny:Toulouse and its neighbouring towns. If jazz is part of Toulouse's DNA, a good reminder of this comes from the legacy of one the city's most popular artists, the singer Claude Nougaro who immortalised his hometown in the ballad “O Toulouse." ...

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Axel Rigaud

Combining analog synthesizers and live wind instruments, Axel Rigaud constructs overwhelming soundscapes, plunging the listener into a hybrid musical universe where electronic and acoustic mediums effortlessly mesh as one. Starting in music at the ripe age of 6, Axel Rigaud began his saxophone studies at the Châlons Conservatory in the Champagne region. 20 years later, he graduated from the Paris Conservatory. For him, performing live implies taking risks, therefore his live performances always leave a major part to improvisation. Thus, his audiences become bathed in a swirl of electro-acoustic sounds which is always original and unique

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Two on Umlaut Records with bassist Sébastien Beliah

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The Paris-based double-bassist and composer Sébastien Beliah has quite a history, being in smaller ensembles such as Wark (alongside alto saxophonist Marc Baron, tenor saxophonist Antoine Daures and percussionist Guillaume Dommartin), R.Mutt (with alto saxophonist Pierre-Antoine Badaroux and percussionist Antonin Gerbal) and Un Poco Loco (with tenor saxophonist/clarinetist Geoffroy Grombone and trombonist Fidel Fourneyron), and also ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Hot Sugar at Jazz Cafe Montparnasse

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Hot Sugar
Jazz Cafe, Montparnase
Paris
July 11, 2018

Montparsnasse is an area of Paris' 14th arrondissement, once famous for thinkers and artists who lingered over a coffee and talked into the night on the terraces of the famous Dome and Cupole cafes. There was some hard-driving swing ...