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Fréjus : Hermae un festival de haut niveau

Hier soir s’est tenue a Fréjus, la première soirée de ce tout premier festival de world music et Jazz, le festival Hermae. S’il fallait retenir deux qualificatifs pour présenter ce festival, les mots de qualité et générosité pourraient parfaitement convenir. Qualité sans aucun doute, avec une programmation de haut niveau. Un lieu exceptionnel, celui du Théâtre romain Philippe Léotard. Une …

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ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE VÉNÉZUELA TOUR

Venezuela was just incredible. We were invited by the French Alliance and they made sure we shared at the highest level. We started in Barquisimeto what they call the cultural capital of Venezuela. Their festival goers made us feel their enthusiasm. They proudly said we were “The BasH! Band” the stars of the festivities. Caracas was no different we performed …

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UN SPECTACLE VIVANT À CARIFESTA

Jowee Omicil est un spectacle vivant à lui seul. Ce jazzman multiinstrumentiste a produit un spectacle hors pair au Triomphe en l’honneur du public de Carifesta. Il ne se contente pas de jouer sur la scène les morceaux d’anthologie du jazz, où l’on perçoit le souffle des légendes Miles Davis, Kenny Jarret, Ornet Coleman. Il ne se cantonne pas seulement …

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BASH CONQUISTA PUBLICO DE MINDEL SUMMER JAZZ

Caiu o pano sobre a sexta edição do Mindel Summer Jazz com o público rendido a actuação do saxofonista haitiano Jowee Omicil. Do saxofone saíram músicas como “Angola, Angola”, de Cesária Évora, e ainda um tema de Boas Festas do músico Luís Morais. Os amantes do Jazz tão cedo não vão esquecer a presença de Omicil no festival. Pouco passava …

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KRIOL JAZZ FESTIVAL JAM SESSION

I’ve always been a jam rat. It doesn’t matter where or when I’m always ready to deliver on the spot. I like the fun of just adapting to whatever is happening on the band stands. Here’s an example in Praia Africa. It was an unbelievable time with the people.

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YOU KNOW THAT’S RIGHT

” You know That’s right” is one of the anthems for my fans they just love this song. Here’s a live version in Cayenne where you can hear the people singing and enjoying the music with us. BasH!!!

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J. OMICIL REGRESSA A CABO VERDE PARA O MINDELO SUMMER JAZZ

O saxofonista canadense Jowee Omicil, natural do Haiti, é um dos artistas internacionais que irão actuar no Mindelo Summer Jazz (MSJ) agendado para os dias 06 e 07 de Agosto. O músico foi um dos mais acarinhados pelo público do Kriol Jazz Festival, realizado em Abril passado na cidade da Praia e regressa agora, meses depois, desta vez levando a …

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IFDM SCHOOL

Such an honor to share music with the upcoming generation, teachers and the World. I don’t take it lightly. I’m blessed to share my gift. Thank IFDM for allowing me to be transparent once again, in French Guyana. C’est un honneur de partager la musique avec la jeune génération, les enseignants et le monde. Je ne le prends pas à …

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LES NUITS NOIRES

Jowee Omicil «Tribute to Stellio». C’est l’étoile montante des saxophonists de jazz au niveau international. Il propose un concept en hommage à Alexandre Fructueux, alias «Stellio», le père de la biguine qui grandit et apprit la musique en Guyane. Son talent, son génie de l’improvisation, son excellente maîtrise de l’instrument lui ont permis de transcender une Å“uvre qui avait pris …

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KRIOL JAZZ FEST – TSF JAZZ

When at home relaxing, I like to listen to TSF jazz most of the time. It’s just ironic that Vincent Fichet a journalist I met in Cape Verde while having breakfast with the BasHBanD is reporting for them. Here’s his view of our appearance at the KriyoL jazz festival. I’m thankful for his honesty. Lorsque je suis à domicile pour …

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