INITIATIVE H to perform at La Fabrique-CIAM with VJ performance

INITIATIVE H to perform at La Fabrique-CIAM with VJ performance

Initiative H will perform on Thursday, December 17th at La Fabrique CIAM, in Toulouse. This concert will be the first executed with a VJing performance by french artist Romain Quartier. 

 

This show will present this new art combined to the music of Initiative H's new album Darkwave (Neuklang 2015). The objective is to develop this collaboration in the future, so other concerts with the same format are to be expected in the near future.

 

For more information about Romain Quartier and his work, go to Transat Production's official website.

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Initiative H on France Musique Radio for Alex Dutilh's Open Jazz

Initiative H on France Musique Radio for Alex Dutilh's Open Jazz

Initiative H will be on France Musique Radio show Open Jazz presented by Alex Dutilh on Thursday, May 19th from 6 to 7pm.

 

"After the success of the first album Deus Ex Machina (Neuklang, 2014and the "Revelation" label awarded by the french review Jazz Magazine , Initiative H started a new adventure with Darkwave (Neuklang 2015).

The album was recorded with well-renowned guests (Médéric Collignon, Emile Parisien and Vincent Artaud). Darkwave is now released since October 2015 and can be bought on ItunesAmazon or Fnac.

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Initiative H -- x -- The Headbangers --- Double Release Party @ Le Metronum, Toulouse

Initiative H  -- x -- The Headbangers --- Double Release Party @ Le Metronum, Toulouse

On Friday, November 13th, Initiative H will share the stage with Nicolas Gardel's Headbangers for a double release party at Le Metronum, in Toulouse (France).

Both bands are releasing their new album for an event that is anounced as one of the most exciting of the year in Toulouse. After the first release concert at Le Triton (Paris) in october 2015, this is the occasion to be a part of the adventure by coming to share a unique experience.

Don't miss this exceptional show and buy your tickets on Fnac official website.

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New video release: The Maxime Cholley Project "A Grid Came from the Moon" (Tigran Hamasyan Cover)

New video release: The Maxime Cholley Project

French drummer Maxime Cholley, currently based in Boston MA has founded a new trio with Amaury Faye on piano and James Gianonni (Dallas, TX) on bass. Their first show happened in February 2015, followed only two months later with this first video featuring a cover of Tigran Hamasyan's songs.

The video is made of three parts all combined together. The first part is the transcription of "A Crane came from Van" (Tigran Hamasyan, EP n°1) followed by a variation of the tune written and arranged by Maxime Cholley and Amaury Faye. The second part is a variation from "The Legend of The Moon" (Tigran Hamasyan, A Fable) followed by the main theme of "The Grid" (Tigran Hamasyan, Mockroot). The last part is a kind of summary…

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INITIATIVE H X Médéric Collignon - DARKWAVE official release party at Le Triton in Paris!

INITIATIVE H X Médéric Collignon - DARKWAVE official release party at Le Triton in Paris!

On Friday, October 30th, Initiative H will hit the stage at Le Triton in Paris for the official release of the second album on the german label Neuglank.  

Darkwave has been recorded this summer in Toulouse with 3 famous french musicians as guests, including Médéric Collignon, Vincent Artaud and Emile Parisien. This show will be the occasion to discover David Haudrechy's new creation which pays tribute to darkwavers, those magnificient surfers who brave the giant cold waves of the Great North.

Don't miss this exceptional show and buy your tickets on Le Triton official website.

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INITIATIVE H featured in Jazz News as one of the 60 best albums of fall 2015

INITIATIVE H featured in Jazz News as one of the 60 best albums of fall 2015

"We already knew how were related jazz and boxing (Miles Davis) , jazz and rugby (Thomas de Pourquery) or even jazz and soccer (Lilan Thuram). David Haudrechy is probably building a new connection by paying tribute to "Dark Wavers" who face the huge waves in the far North.

The leader took the opportunity to invite such artists as Mederic Collignon, Vincent Artaud and Emile Parisien in his big band Initiative H. Avoiding the clichés of surf music, the saxophonist from Toulouse wrote an impressive musical suite in eight movements (plus one cover of MGMT) which combine soaring psychedelism, tremendous solos, waves of brass, and strong metal riffs.

An exciting masterpiece which contains one of the most beautiful single of this fall 2015:…

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Amaury Faye Trio @ The Music Village

Amaury Faye Trio @ The Music Village

For his first show in Europe, the Amaury Faye Trio will play at The Music Village, a historical jazzclub based in Brussels, Belgium.

Playing with two young players of the European scene, they will present standards and compositions inspired by the work of great artists (Brad Mehldau, Keith Jarrett or Chick Corea) combined to their own identity, talent and energy.

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At 29, Jean-Paul Estiévenart…

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Initiative - H Darkwave

Initiative - H Darkwave

As a member of Initiative H, Amaury just recorded with the band the second album, which should be released in November 2015 with a special event in the Triton concert venue, in Paris.

Still in the same theme influenced by surf culture, its myths and legends, « Darkwave » will explore new universes and at the same time keep a path designed with the first album « Deus Ex Machina ».

For more information or to contact the band, go on Initiative H’s official website.

You can also pre-order the album in vinyl or CD format.







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