European streaming platform Bustle Music wrote a review about Amaury Faye and the showcase he gave this spring in Toulouse for the release of his new album "Clearway" (PIAS - Jazz Village 2017):
UN SHOWCASE TRÈS TRÈS ‘PRIVÉ’
#BMTT – étape Toulouse.
Le #BMTT, c’était notre tour de France au printemps dernier, pour aller présenter notre plateforme de streaming équitable fraîchement lancée! Les portes de la ‘ville rose’ nous avaient été ouvertes par notre parrain, la révélation Jazz 2016 Laurent…
Belgium based jazz musician Giuseppe Millaci (29 years old) presents an ambitious and polished debut with the release of his album ‘Songbook’.
From its opening number ‘Nostalgia Op.1’, a tantalising prologue, the act’s superior standard of composition, performance and production values is strikingly apparent. Immediately, jazz connoisseurs and newcomers alike will recognise that Millaci and his band deserve to be taken seriously and will not regret their decision to continue listening.
‘Imagining the Fourth Dimension’ sets a steady pace, evoking imagery of traveling into the unknown. A sense of trepidation and wonderment is accompanied by wandering piano lines and shuffling percussion. The track segues flawlessly into ‘Travel To’,…
Giuseppe Millaci's Vogue Trio featuring Amaury Faye and belgian drummer Lionel Beuvens will embark on a winter tour, starting on Wednesday, November 8th.
Giuseppe Millaci will present its new album Songbook (Hypnote Records - 2017) which has already been acclaimed by the international press and still garnering rave reviews from differents journalist all around Europe.
The tour will include gigs in Belgium, Haïti, other concerts in France could be anounced soon.
For more information about the tour, go on Giuseppe Millaci's facebook page.
Giuseppe Millaci's new album Songbook (Hypnote Records - 2017) featuring Amaury Faye is now available on Challenge Records International and it's already receiving acclaim from the international press. The first review has been written by american journalist Shahbaz Sipra for the Huffpost:
"The young Italian double bass player Giuseppe Millaci has released his latest project, entitled “Vogue Trio” and his debut album Songbook. The album puts him alongside the French pianist Amaury Faye,…
Italian bassist Giuseppe Millaci's new CD, Songbook, will be released on Igloo Circle & Alliance Entertainment on friday, september 29th. The band includes Amaury Faye on piano and Lionel Beuvens on drums.
The album features eight originals and one standard, the famous ballad Skylark written by Hoagy Carmichael. Songbook has already been acclaimed before its official release by american and belgian critics and is off to a good start in Europe and Japan.
Giuseppe will be promoting his CD on a Belgian tour this year, starting on November, 8th in Liège at the Jacques Pelzer Jazzclub.
Amaury spoke with Radio Canada's Ici Musique Jazz line-up about the Amaury Faye Trio Canadian Tour and his album album Clearway (PIAS Jazz Village - 2017), featuring Louis Navarro and Théo Lanau. Listen to the interview with famous canadian journalist Stanley Péan and exclusive album tracks.
Internationally renowned journalist Stanley Péan is the author of about 20 books for teenagers and adults. Music lover, radio host, tv presenter, translator, scriptwriter, journalist and chief editor of Le libraire, president…
Amaury Faye Trio's album Clearway has been reviewed by journalist Geno Thackara on american website AllaboutJazz:
Following several years of studying and reputation-building in his native France and beyond, Amaury Faye makes an accomplished and overdue step foward with Clearway. It was largely a standards affair on his leader debut Big Moe Trio (Greenworks, 2010). Here the French pianist includes just two semi-obscure cover selections and uses his own songs to bridge them with the more contemporary sounds of the genre. The unspoken theme here revolves around Faye's time in Boston while…
Amaury Faye Trio's first album Clearway (Pias-Jazz Village 2017) has been awarded with a "Revelation!" label by famous french jazz magazine "Jazz Magazine". The journalist Vincent Cotro wrote the following lines:
"A french pianist born and raised in Toulouse, Amaury Faye is currently based in Brussels after coming back from a one-year stay in Boston where he's been awarded with the Berklee Jazz Performance Award in 2015. The following year, he's been able to record his first album thanks to the national competition Rezzo-Focal/Jazz à Vienne. This first album can be showned to everybody who considered that the art of trio has come to an end. The slow and complete assimilation of successive influences, from Garner to Mehldau and a long complicity with…