Debussy and the jazz

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Debussy-Jazz trio

Anne Warthmann, chant lyrique
Michael Cheret, saxophone soprano
Cédric Granelle, piano, arrangements

Debussy’s music comes at the end of 19th century. His music closes the romantism period and opens to new langages of 20th siècle. There is sensuality in his harmonies, freedom about time and poetry references. It will soon take the name of impressionism.
Debussy’s influence on the new esthetism of 20th century is huge, beggining on jazz music. Duke Ellington, Bill Evans or Herbie Hancock declade to be influenced by Debussy.
The group here is about this relationship between Debussy and jazz. Lyric singer Anne Warthmann, pianist Cédric Granelle and saxophonist Michael Cheret play the music of Debussy and then take it forward into jazz improvisation. 
The listener is invited to go along and take this passage point in between music and poetry, writing ans improvising classical and jazz.




Concerts


  • Le 03/01/2018 : Aix les bains, l’insolite

    En trio autour de Getz et la bossa nova à Aix les bains dans un chaleureux bar à vins attenant au casino. L’insolite Rue Haldimand 73100 Aix-les-bains. 20h30


  • Le 10/02/2018 : Café Laurent Paris

    j’aurais le plaisir d’etre l’invité de Christian Brenner et son trio dans le magnifique cadre du Café Laurent jazz club, au centre du quartier historique du jazz parisien, 33 rue dauphine. 21h (entrée libre, conso)