Simon Spang-Hanssen & Ear Witness at Baiser Salé

Paris Jazz Club uploaded this event on May 23, 2019


Baiser Salé
75001, 58 Rue Des Lombards
01 42 33 37 71


Sat, September 21, 2019
9:30 pm



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Whatever the formation that surrounds his saxophones, Simon Spang-Hanssen astonishes by its freshness but also its modernity. The pieces have accents either African, Middle Eastern or jazz; without giving the impression, at any time, of an exercise of style. Long based in Paris, the Dane has collaborated with big names in French and international jazz like Billy Hart, Denis Badault, Franck Tortiller ...Ear Witness, a quartet with strong personalities, around a qualified project of funk fusion.Simon Spang-Hanssen surrounds himself with his long-time accomplice, the Caribbean pianist Mario Canonge, with the help of Linley Marthe, this Mauritian self-taught bassist installed for 10 years in France, is known for the nervousness of his game, his sense rhythm and virtuosity. He sometimes uses his cultural heritage to combine the influences of jazz, African music, and Indian music. Polrythmic Cameroonian Felix Sabal-Lecco, collaborator of Manu Dibango, Youssou N'Dour, Peter Gabriel ..., completes this high-flying quartet in style....

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