Programme Details

Programme Details

THE OPEN LAND QUARTET

THE OPEN LAND QUARTET

Start Date : 19th February 2020

It is a chamber jazz quartet, from France. The group is lead by Mr Bruno Angelini. He is one of the most accomplished pianists in France today, along with his quartet, who are all very senior and distinguished musicians. The ensemble comprises of Bruno Angelini on the Piano, Regis Huby on the Violins, Claude Tchamitchian on the Double Bass and Edward Perraud on the Drums.

Open Land, is at the heart of a French and European expression of Jazz that is called 'Chamber jazz' Influenced by the neoclassical and contemporary music of the 20th century, as well as by the Afro-American source of Jazz.

Artist Biographies

Bruno Angelini, piano, compositions

Bruno Angelini born in the city of Marseille in 1965, is a pianist, keyboardist and composer involved in jazz and contemporary music. He always associates his projects and his collaborations with open, committed and innovative musicians. After studying classical piano at the conservatory, he joined Guy Longnon's jazz class in Marseille and continued his jazz training at the CIM with master Sammy Abenaim . He trained for piano technique, classical and contemporary repertoire with Mr. Abenaim. Since the late 90s, he has been actively involved in the French and European jazz scene, recording and participating in numerous projects as a leader, co-leader or sideman. He has created a solo piano program around the cinematographic art of Sergio Leone (Leone Alone, 2016)

Régis Huby, violin, ténor violin, electronics

Régis Huby is a violinist who devotes himself entirely to improvised music, composition and production. As such, he rejects all stylistic barriers and seeks to develop an authentic musical language. After studying classical music at the Conservatory in Rennes (France) and jazz at the "Conservatoire de Musique de Paris" (CNSM de Paris), he has shared the stage with many great musicians across Europe. He is an accomplished artist and one of the most creative and active violinists on the improvised music scene today.

Edward Perraud, drums, percussion

Edward Perraud is a percussionist, drummer, composer, improviser and researcher. His thirst for music and creation led him to embrace all genres, without boundaries. He started playing guitar at the age of eight, then learned trombone and classical percussion at the CNR in Rennes. In 1998, he entered the CNSM of Paris in the class of Michael Levinas. That same year he was awarded a 1st prize in musical analysis. Now a doctoral student, he is writing a musicology thesis on the "genealogy of the idea in music. Leading his own band "Synaesthetic", since 2011, with Benoit Delbecq, Bart Marris et Arnault Cuisinier, Edward Perraud has also played over the last 20 years with many musicians from the European and the American scene.

Claude Tchamitchian , double bass

Claude Tchamitchian is a double bass player and composer born in 1960. For almost 20 years, he has worked in different artistic fields: creation of original music for dance shows and theatre. In 1994, he co-founded the label Emouvance that allowed him to develop artistic projects that all fit into the world of contemporary music, either written or improvised. For more than 15 years, he has also been regularly involved in educational projects as an associate artist on residencies or as a speaker for a wide range of audiences, both amateurs and professionals. Very involved on the European scene, he has played with many great musicians.

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