Friday, 27 January 2023, 04.00 PM

We Five featuring Jim Rotondi

Jim Rotondi: trumpet
Michael Cheret: tenor sax
Olivier Truchot: piano
Brice Berrerd: bass
Andrea Michelutti: drums

With his French band, US trumpeter Jim Rotondi convinces with a condensed passion that does not distinguish itself through volume but touches through concentrated depth. With his warm, full sound and lyrical, finely woven solos that are subtle and powerful at the same time, it is impossible to imagine the US and international scene without him.

Tenor saxophonist Michael Cheret is the perfect partner for him. Their joint parts sound like they come from the same mould and their improvisations create a dynamic balance. The driving rhythm section rounds off this excellent formation and guarantees a wonderful listening experience.

For over 30 years, Jim Rotondi has developed his music with an inherent maturity and harmonic sensitivity. Through his strong personality, he breathes freshness and originality into straight-ahead jazz even after so many years. He is considered one of the most formative trumpeters to come after the "Freddie Hubbard era". The dedication in his playing and the round vibrato especially at the end of the note gives an idea why he is mentioned in the same breath as this jazz legend.

We Five featuring Jim Rotondi stands for a vibrant vision of straight-ahead jazz and inspires with a compressed intensity.
Friday, 24 February 2023

Duo Matthieu Michel – JC Cholet & Guests

Matthieu Michel: trumpet/flugelhorn
Didier Ithursarry: accordeon
Jean-Christophe Cholet: piano
Heiri Känzig: bass
Brice Berrerd: bass
Andrea Michelutti: drums

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