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Didier Ballan, piano, harmonium, composition
born in 1961. He has played, among others, Mark Turner, John Stubbelfield, Craig Bailey, Steve Lacy, Francois Jeanneau ... and many regional musicians (Alex Golino, Denis Gouzil, Carole Simon, Laurent Maur, Magali Pietri, ...) . In 2000, the first album "Munduk" with Fred Couderc, Manuel Marches and Didier Ottaviani). Today, while continuing collaborations in a traditional jazz context, Didier Ballan guard will not stay locked in one music system. By detaching specific codes of jazz, he goes to meet new territories with musicians from different musical cultures (Tibetan singer Loten, flutist and player jalopy Steev Kindwald, Iranian percussionist Pedram Khavarzamini ...) or other artistic expressions (composition for film and theater).
Christophe Maroye, guitar
he played with "The Last Report" (Linley Marthe, Roger Biwandu, Jean-Christophe Jacques, Laurent Paris and Lionel Fortin) and with Lionel Suarez, Benoit Vanderstraeten, Pierre-François Dufour, Yannick Robert, Michael Manring and Franck Agulhon . Winner of the 2004 Audience Award and Jury Prize at the 3rd International Guitar Competition "Gibson Guitar Competition" in the "Montreux Jazz Festival". On this occasion, he played with BB King, Barry Finnerty, Cornell Dupree, the Soul Survivor.
Nolwenn Leizour, bass
born in 1980. Member of various regional jazz formations (Alex Golino quartet, Hervé St Guirons trio, Sin Embargo ...), in 2002 she joined the "Gadjé" group with which it occurs throughout France. His interest in other art forms led him to participate in the creation of plays ("Babylon Blues" by "Théâtr'action", ...) as well as projects of French song (Olivier Gerbeaud, Thibaud Couturier, "Debout sur le Zinc" ...).member Fred Borey quartet("Lines" 2010) as well as "Sophisticated Ladies" Rachael Magidson, it is also found with Roger Biwandu, Lionel Fortin, Vincent Bourgeyx, Carine Bonnefoy , ... She participates in the project "Didier Ballan Jazz Ensemble" since 2004
Jéricho Ballan, drums
Born in 1991, holds a DEM jazz student Guillaume Nouaux, he started his career very young, in 2009, with Yohann Loustalot, Alex Golino, Olivier Gatto and his father Didier Ballan. It was then found in the trio of pianist Pablo Campos and the quartet of saxophonist Paul Robert. In 2011, facing "Scenes d'été en Gironde" with Magali Pietri, Laurent Maur, Olivier Gatto and Didier Ballan. He is currently a member of the "Olivier Gatto Jazz Combo" (festival Monségur 2012), the trio of pianist Thomas Bercy, the quartet of bassist Felix Baray and Manguidem TafTaf trio ... and brings its drive, its relevance, listening skills and openness to "Didier Ballan Jazz Ensemble."
Emilie Calmé, bansuri flute
Born in 1985. After a degree in musicology, a DEM flute and chamber music and a DEM Jazz, she studied Hindustani music with Hariprasad Chaurasia in Mumbai then consolidated its training bansuri with his disciples Sameer Rao and Rajesh Ks. It participates in the album world electro DJ click in collaboration with Amrat Hussain Khan and Parveen, recorded duets with Thierry Lujan "Saudade e Alegria" and the "Sophisticated Ladies Jazz Quartet".
Ersoy Kazimov, derbuka, bendir
Ersoj Kazimov young percussionist Koçani (Macedonia) began at the age of 9 years to accompany the soloists Balkans: Amza Tairov (keyboards), Ceko Demirov (clarinetist Koçani Orchestar) and Marko Markovic (trumpet) ...
With Bahtalo Band formed in 2003 by Vinko Stepanov (accordionist Koçani Orchestar) it ignites the greatest festivals such as "Les Orientales", "Le Grand soufflet", "Les Mondes croisés", "les Nuits Métisses", "peuples des Balkans", "Festival de musiques métisses"....
It was during one of these tours that Tosha Vucmirovic, clarinetist Slonovski Bal, the note and offered to record their next album "Djumbus" In 2005 in the studio in Frankfurt Shantel ..
Since 2007, Ersoj lives in France and has fully integrated the Slonovski Bal. He also plays with "Yashaa!" Parisian trio
accompanied Bratch, Kamilya Jubran and many other artists in "Orient mon amour."
In 2010 he joined the new project Perrine Fifadji recording with his trio. Rich experiences in music World, he discovers the world of Jazz with Thomas Bercy and with Olivier Gatto and Shekinah Rodz.
In 2011 with Band Of Gypsies, it provides the rhythmic bridge between the two déferlentes Koçani Orchestar and Taraf de Haïdouk.
Ersoy 2013 recorded "Japam" with Didier Ballan Jazz Ensemble
Patrick Lafrance, sound engineer
Musician, he has, for 25 years, because of the technical sound its core business. First, by taking his concerts (Sixun, Buddy Miles, Luther Allison, Barney Willen, Mike Taylor, ...) followed by the creation of a recording studio in Paris (Rapsody studio). For 8 years, he will work with artists to the most varied inspirations (The Recycler, Carole Fredericks, Axel Bauer, ...) Set in 2001 in the Southwest, education director for more than 10 years of Adams Center pedagogical techniques performing arts, meeting in 2005 with Didier Ballan has morphed very quickly into a true artistic exchange with a generous and productive human dimension.
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