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Uitgar - Violons Barbares

Uitgar – Violons Barbares

A heart stroke record: « Wolf’s cry » by Violons Barbares. Discovered recently, I was amazed by the sound of this band. I listen to this album a lot these days and it is difficult to choose one piece for this article. We will take Uitgar and listen to it before going deeper in the composition of...
Lazikabeber's playlist launch with Bazar Sawan

Lazikabeber’s playlist launch with Bazar Sawan

For this new article, I want to test Soundsgood playlists. My idea is to share with you songs from my last listenings. These are songs or tunes that made an impression on me, which I liked or found interesting. We will begin with novelties of 2018 but older pieces will also be added. Always sounds...

Listen to Lazikabeber’s playlists

Each month, Lazikabeber suggests a selection of tunes, recent or former, which drew the attention of Beber somehow or other. It is a good opportunity to discover or rediscover numerous pieces while taking time to assimilate them during the month. Find all the playlists sorted out by years here: 2017 playlists 2016 playlists 2015 playlists...
Conrod - Julien Lourau

Conrod – Julien Lourau

Three weeks ago, introducting a post on Avishai Cohen’s Short Story, I refered to a saxophone player who gave to me a particularly striking musical revelation. It is in 1996 when I discovered Julien Lourau in a television broadcast called Django d’ Or (rewards for jazz musicians). It was the time of video tapes and...
Biggus D - Bojan Z

Biggus D – Bojan Z

Last week, I mentioned Bojan Z as having played with Sebastian Rochford, member of the surprising quartet Sounds of Kemet. In this continuity, I suggest to listen to a piece by Bojan Z (Zulfikarpašić of his complete name) which has marked me only with its introduction: Biggus D. A delight! Accompanied, in trio, with Rémi...
The Itis - Sons of Kemet

The Itis – Sons of Kemet

At random of my Parisian wanderings at the beginning of the year, I fell on a concert announcement in the Sunside jazz club with drummer Seb Rochford. I have been very impressed by his play when I have seen him accompanying pianist Bojan Z in Cabaret Sauvage a few years ago and then saxophonist Andy...
Short Story - Avishai Cohen

Short Story – Avishai Cohen

A great moment is planned, on Friday evening, in the Main Hall of La Villette (Grande Halle) with the concert of the bassist Avishai Cohen in trio with a distinguished guest: Kurt Rosenwinkel (remember). Among all musical revelations that I had over the years and which find themselves and will find themselves on this blog,...
Sibylla - Tigran Hamasyan

Sibylla – Tigran Hamasyan

As announced in the last post and with for pretext his concert tomorrow, Sunday the 12th of July in Paris Parc Floral, it will be a piece of Tigran Hamasyan « Sibylla » published on the record called « Red Hail -- Aratta Rebirth » that we are going to listen to today. We find quite a lot of...
The dance of eternity - Dream Theater

The dance of eternity – Dream Theater

After Snarky Puppy and before one of my favorite pieces of Tigran Hamasyan, I want to share a tune of a band which may seem distant from these two musical universes but which has in fact many similarities: Dream Theater Difficult to choose a piece in particular in their so consequent and of high-quality discography....
Lingus - Snarky Puppy

Lingus – Snarky Puppy

We stay in the United States with Snarky Puppy, the guest jazz collective. They record their albums in live conditions with fans in full-immersion. Their clips are watched hundreds of thousands of times on youtube and young jazz musicians only swear by them at the moment. This is the event of next Sunday (June the...
The next step – Kurt Rosenwinkel

The next step – Kurt Rosenwinkel

This week, a « all star » band. It is a good pretext to announce some concerts of big jazz festival in Paris in the next months. The tune is called « The next step » and comes from album « Deep Song » by Kurt Rosenwinkel. There is also an excellent version on album « The next step » (same name) with...
From Rio to Havana - Kyle Eastwood

From Rio to Havana – Kyle Eastwood

Next Sunday, Kyle Eastwood will rise on the stage of Parc Floral in Paris. On this occasion, I invite you to listen to my favorite tune of his last album « The view from here » : « From Rio to Havana ». The title « From Rio to Havana » indicates that the beginning of the tune is in a...