The French Scene - Part 1

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Historically, the French scene has played a vital role in the world of jazz, so let's celebrate Bastille day and pay tribute to the French way of Jazz, exploring in particular the work of a captivating crop of contemporary French musicians who have developed a very original way to blend their love for jazz with multitude of other interests and influences.

Happy listening!


  • Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00
  • Aldo Romano, Louis Sclavis, Henri Texier "Mohican" 3+3 (Label Bleu) 0:16
  • Host talks 3:26
  • Leïla Olivesi "Le Monde De Cyrano" Utopia (jazz&people) 06:26
  • Vincent Peirani "What Power Art Thou" Living Being II: Night Walker (ACT) 12:47
  • Host talks 18:34
  • Thomas de Pourquery "Mermaids" Sons of Love (Label Bleu) 20:52
  • Celine Bonacina Crystal Quartet "Child's Mood" Crystal Rain (Cristal records) 26:23
  • Papanosh "Bierbeek" A Chicken in a Bottle (Yellowbird) 34:06
  • Host talks 37:41
  • Claude Barthelemy "K-line" Claude Barthélemy & l'occidentale (Laborie) 39:31
  • Théo Ceccaldi "Amanda Dakota" Amanda Dakota (Tricollectif) 43:16
  • Leïla Martial "Ombilic" Baabel (Laborie Jazz) 47:37
  • Host talks 54:35
  • Stephane Furic "Gorag's Rag" The Twitter-Machine (Soul Note) 56:31

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