WELCOME - BIENVENUE ___________________
Photo by Barbara Rigon
OUT ON SEPTEMBER 09, 2015
BENOIT DELBECQ 3 INK with Emile Biayenda and Miles Perkin
LE RUISSEAU (to JJ Avenel) track edit ______
___ a 7 mn film by Igor Juget
as a leader: Delbecq 3, Delbecq 5, Delbecq Unit, piano solo, Mad Macs, FUN HOUSE ...
collectives: The Recyclers, Kartet, les Amants de Juliette, Ambitronix, Manasonics, Pianobook, Crystal Magnets, Pianoctail, Dumoulin and Delbecq...
as a sideman
____ ___________________________ biographie en français
____________ C O N C E R T S A N D E V E N T S T O C O M E
SEPTEMBER- OCTOBER Currently rehearsing LES GLACIERS GRONDANTS, a show by David Lescot. Opening at La Filature Mulhouse NOV 03rd.
29 SEP An evening in memoriam of Jean-Jacques Avenel the great bassist and kora player (1948-2014). Studio de l'Ermitage, Paris. More than 40 musicians.
3-4-5 NOV PREMIERES Les Glaciers Grondants, a play by and directed by David Lescot. La Filature, Mulhouse, 20h30
10 NOV Les Glaciers Grondants, a play by and directed by David Lescot. Comédie de Caen, 20h30
12-18 NOV THE BRIDGE #10 ANTICHAMBER MUSIC, a week in Chicago - with Claudia Solal, voice, Tomeka Reid, cello, Kathy Young, basson, electronics, video and Benoît Delbecq, piano. Plus more artists including Joshua Abrams on bass ! See details here.
22 NOV Medusa Beats ! Premiere of a new trio with Petter Eldh, bass, Jonas Burkwinkel, drums, Benoît Delbecq, p and tronics. Vive le Jazz Köln@The Loft, 20h30
23 NOV Medusa Beats - a new trio with Petter Eldh, bass, Jonas Burkwinkel, drums, Benoît Delbecq, p and tronics. Dumont in Aachen (D).
26-27 NOV Les Glaciers Grondants, a play by and directed by David Lescot. TNN Nice, 20h30.
01 DEC Les Glaciers Grondants, a play by and directed by David Lescot. Les Salins Martigues, 20h30.
04-18 DEC Les Glaciers Grondants, a play by and directed by David Lescot. Théâtre de la Ville aux Abesses, Paris.
___________ M O S T R E C E N T R E L E A S E S
BENOIT DELBECQ 3 INK
Benoît Delbecq, piano - Miles Perkin, bass - Emile Biayenda, drums, percussions (on Cleanfeed)
LES AMANTS DE JULIETTE S'ELECTROLYSENT
Serge Adam, tp, Usine -- Benoît Delbecq, keys, drum'n bass station -- Philippe Foch, tablas, perc, fx
Recording in 2014, mixed and mastered by Djengo Hartlab. Vinyl and files only.
JOELLE LEANDRE TOUT VA MONTER
Joëlle Léandre, bass - Carnage the Executioner, beatbox and tronics - Benoît Delbecq, p and tronics
Recorded live at Sons d'Hiver Festival@Dunois, early 2013.
LEANDRE DELBECQ HOULE 14, Rue Paul Fort
Joëlle Léandre, bass - Benoît Delbecq, p - François Houle, clarinets
Recorded live at Galerie Paul Fort in 2014.
KARTET's 6th album as well as 25th anniversary of the group !
CHOC Jazz Magazine - Jazz'man - March 2014
CHOC 2014 JAZZ MAGAZINE
Guillaume Orti, saxophones - Benoît Delbecq, piano - Hubert Dupont, bass - Stéphane Galland, drums
on Songlines - Out Feb 2014. Recorded at Studio de Meudon in 2013 by Etienne Bultingaire. Produced by Benoît Delbecq.
<<<< A film by Igor Juget >>>>
John Hébert Trio with Benoît Delbecq and Gerald Cleaver
on Clean Feed - Out January 2014. Recorded dec 2012 at Tedesco Studio, NJ USA. Produced by Benoît Delbecq.
VIDEO _____>>>>>>> Cold Brewed (Hébert) @ Tedesco Studios NJ.
Samuel Blaser - Gerry Hemingway - Benoît Delbecq
CHOC Jazz Magazine Jazzman FEB 2014
Samuel Blaser, trombone
Benoît Delbecq, piano
Gerry Hemingway, drums and percussion
Produced by Benoît Delbecq and Russel Summers. Recorded and mixed by Etienne Bultingaire; January 2013.
Record of the month / New York City Jazz Record, dec. 2013.
Honorable mention, Best of 2013 New York City Jazz Record
Best of 2013, jazzin.rs / Predrag Vlahović
Samuel Blaser awarded Musicians of 2013 by the New York City Jazz Record magazine.
Benoît Delbecq and Fred Hersch Double Trio
featuring JJ Avenel, Mark Helias, Steve Argüelles and Gerry Hemingway
CHOC JAZZ MAGAZINE / JAZZMAN 2013
Sélection Le Nouvel Obs
Best of 2013, Jazz Magazine
Best of 2013, New York City Jazz Record
Best of 2013, jazzin.rs / Predrag Vlahović
<<<< a film by Igor Juget >>>>
"Delbecq's mastery of extended techniques combined with Hersch's acute sense of harmony is a pleasure to hear." DOWNBEAT, May 2013
"This double trio recording is literally amazing: a mesmerizing house of mirrors, a dream one would not wish to be awoken from." B. Loupias, Le Nouvel Observateur, February 2013.
"An astounding fluidity. A music that's rare." Ludovic Florin / Jazz Magazine, Mars 2013, record of the month.
"Everybody does a lot of tightrope walking on Fun House (Songlines), a haunting double-trio session with French pianist Benoît Delbecq, bassist Jean-Jacques Avenel, and drummer Steve Argüelles (Hersch is accompanied by bassist Mark Helias and drummer Gerry Hemingway). Delbecq wrote nearly all the music, but though his prepared piano and electronic manipulations take center stage, Hersch is just as invested, reacting to his fellow keyboardist with precision and empathy—their give-and-take is refined and subtle, producing a chamberlike sound that’s startling in its clarity and lack of clutter. The terse, meditative compositions are harmonically ambiguous and drift like clouds—Hemingway and Argüelles do a marvelous job reinforcing the latter effect—but Hersch helps ground and focus them." Peter Margasak / THE CHICAGO READER, Dec 2013.
"La combinaison du jeu au piano préparé de Delbecq avec le délicat sens harmonique de Hersch sont un plaisir à écouter". DOWNBEAT, Mai 2103.
"Cet enregistrement en double trio est, au sens propre, inouï: un troublant jeu de miroirs, un songe dont on ne voudrait jamais se réveiller." Bernard Loupias / Le Nouvel Observateur, Fev. 2013.
"Un album d'une fluidité confondante. Une musique rare." Ludovic Florin / Jazz Magazine, Mars 2013.
With the grateful assistance of the French American Jazz Exchange Program (F/USA) as well as the DGCA / Ministère de la Culture (F).
Cover photo by Roderick Packe.
More about Fun House
Benoît Delbecq "Crescendo in Duke"
featuring Jean-Jacques Avenel, Tony Malaby, Tony Coe, Antonin-Tri Hoang, Steve Argüelles, Michael Nelson and the Hornheads, Yohannes Tona, Michael Bland. Recorded in Meudon (F) and Minneapolis (USA), november 2011.
Years after a bunch of fruitful collaboration on "Les films de ma ville" (nato, 1993), "Buenaventura Durrutti" (nato, 1997) and large ensemble Los Incontrolados (unreleased), producer Jean Rochard and Benoît are back on crew for a daring and joyful project on Mr Ellington's rarely heard compositions such as Goutelas Suite, Tina, Acht O'Clock Rock, Bateau etc.
>>>> a film by Igor Juget
Benoît Delbecq / François Houle BECAUSE SHE HOPED (Songlines, released Nov 2011)
Recorded by Etienne Bultingaire in Alfortville, France, Jan 18, 2011_____ François Houle and Benoît reunite for their third CD on Songlines, celebrating a 15 year long lasting musical collaboration.CRITIC'S CHOICE in THE NEW YORK TIMES, dec 2011. Recommended by David Adler / All About Jazz New York, New York @night columnist.
>>>> a film by Igor Juget
MARINA GADONEIX AND MARCELLINE DELBECQ , artists
RVB BOOKS, 2011. Music by Benoît Delbecq
______GRAND PRIX INTERNATIONAL DU DISQUE 2010 Académie Charles Cros
"Un extraordinaire diptyque." --- "An extraordinary diptych." ____ Le Nouvel Observateur
<<<< SOLO PIANO CIRCLES AND CALLIGRAMS, a film by Igor Juget >>>>
<THE SIXTH JUMP, WITH JJ AVENEL AND E BIAYENDA, a film by Igor Juget>
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