The saxophone in majesty for an evening event, where Ravi Coltrane will revive the legacy of his parents Alice and John, giants of jazz, while Emile Parisien will play his latest album at the head of a high-flying French-American sextet.
Émile Parisien "Louise": The last time Émile Parisien was on the bill at Jazz à la Villette, in 2017, it was with two very different projects: a collaboration with accordionist Vincent Peirani around the repertoire of Joe Zawinul and another with the American DJ Jeff Mills to play Coltrane. A great difference in the measure of the stylistic opening of the French saxophonist, who became over the years and projects one of the great figures of European jazz.
Ravi Coltrane: For 30 years, the composer and saxophonist Ravi Coltrane has pursued an admirable career, marked by modern and sensitive albums as a leader and very varied collaborations, starting with the long companionship with Steve Coleman. The colossal musical heritage left by his parents, Alice and John Coltrane, is not a burden. Rather, it is an obvious pride, the ferment of a total commitment to music. In 2004, he recorded the album Translinear Light with Alice Coltrane, an experience he now holds as the most important of his life.
With Louise, a new album so named in homage to the sculptor Louise Bourgeois and her gigantic spi
Sunday September 11 at 4pm
Concert hall - Cité de la musique
221 Av. Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris
Your name will be on a list at the entrance of the event!