The style of Tigran Hamasyan is a rich mixture of rock, armenian folklore, experimental music, metal and, obviously of jazz. His scenic performances, filled of all those influences sometimes tender, sometimes furious, have recognized him as the spearhead of the new generation of jazzmen.
A stateless musician. That's what Rit. Since its inception, the one-man band from Marseille is caracterized by an almost fierce desire to combine a multitude of styles without ever sticking to one of them. Some would say that this is a severe lack of artistic balance, overt signs of an identity which is struggling to build itself. Others will see instead a slow but visible change on each new record...
If it weren't for the high fidelity, Between Dogs and Wolves, the fifth long-player from British-born singer/songwriter Piers Faccini, could easily be mistaken for a late-'60s/early-'70s Harvest Records release, appearing in a display case next to Shirley & Dolly Collins'Anthems in Eden or Roy Harper's Stormcock.
Great French flutist Malik Mezzadri aka Magic Malik is one of those musicians constantly looking for new musical experiences. Besides jazz and Magic Malik Orchestra, his experimental albums XP, the multi-instrumentalist has worked with Julien Lourau and his Groove Band, Steve Coleman, Laurent Garnier, Saint Germain, Bumcello, Camille, Pierrick Pedron, Aka Moon, Booster, Air Oumou Sangare, Anthony Joseph and Meshell Ndegeocello..