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No Silenz

Susanna Hood : voice, dance (Quebec) Jason Sharp : bass saxophone (Quebec) Fredéric B Briet : double bass (France) Christophe Rocher : bass clarinet (France) No Silenz : three bass instruments and a voice, deep grooves, and beyond, music as a spiritual sharing The foundation of this quartet lies in the desire to dig into the...

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BRAIN PROJECT

The Nautilis ensemble is engaged in a research process around the relationship between musical improvisation and the musician's brain. Researcher Nicolas Farrugia, lecturer at the ITM Atlantic and researcher in neurosciences, specialist in research on the relationship between music and the brain, active within the CNRS Labsticc laboratory, leads scientific research, with a desire for exchange and pluridisciplinarity : exchange with artists, pluridisciplinarity with other sciences, especially social sciences. Alexandre Pierrepont, Anthropologist and long-time companion of Nautilis, takes a complementary look. From 2019 to 2021, experiments will be conducted to better understand the neural functioning of the musician's brain when......

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Clarinet duet Cabaret Rocher

Two major clarinet players from Brittany invent this lively duet. Etienne Cabaret, very well known as traditional breton clarinet player, likes to play with influences and loves to mix rock jazz or even improvised music. Christophe Rocher, artistic director of Nautilis Ensemble, plays since 25 years with the greatest improvisers and builds his own path in creative musics.   Booking : Erwan Massiot erwan@ensemble-nautilis.org (0)(+33) 613 193 214...

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New Origin

New Origin Joe Fonda : Doublebass Harvey Sorgen : Drums Christophe Rocher : Clarinets In 2021, New Origin invits OLIVER LAKE In the tradition of cross cultural exploration, the trio “”NEW ORIGIN” come together to make a clear statement of its intent. With a new recording and concerts internationally, these three “comprovisors” are truly the sum of their individual paths. Christophe Rocher has participated in the creation of new works featuring Paul Rogers, Edward Perraud, Mike Ladd, Bernard Lubat and many other leading artists in the contemporary European music scene. In addition, his own "Ensemble Nautilis" and his key role......

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Evergreen

For that big band of nine musicians, Nicolas Pointard wrote a powerful and rich repertoire, full of many influences, build on patterns of polyrythms which create an harmonious chaos. Evergreen is like a landscape full of reliefs, with grasslands, woods and mountains. Evergreen is like a blooming deafening spring.     LINE UP Nicolas Pointard : drums Christophe Rocher : clarinets Nicolas Péoc’h : saxophones soprano, alto Robin Fincker : saxophone ténor, clarinet Philippe Champion : trumpet Matthias Mahler : trombone Antonin Rayon : piano Vincent Raude : electronic Frédéric B.Briet : doublebass Sylvain Thévenard : sound...

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Bonadventure Pencroff

    Buy the CD « De fortune » here : HERE   JEB BISHOP Trombone Jeb Bishop has performed, toured and recorded with groups including the Vandermark Five, the Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet, Ted Sirota’s Rebel Souls, Terminal Four, School Days, Ken Vandermark’s Territory Band, Rob Mazurek’s Exploding Star Orchestra, Globe Unity Orchestra, and his own Jeb...continue reading...

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THE THIRD COAST ENSEMBLE

Third Coast Ensemble 1917 – 2017 will celebrate one century of jazz between Europe and USA Large french-american orchestra created by Nautilis, directed by Rob Mazurek After 5 years playing and exchanging with musicians from Chicago, Nautilis Ensemble created a large french-american orchestra. Rob Mazurek composed the music on this concept : On America’s “third coast”, the shore of Lake Michigan lends it’s grace to Chicago’s skyline. Lake Michigan is both a geographical wonder and, at times, a treacherous hazard. Since the 17th century, thousands of ships have sunken into the lake and have taken tens of thousands of souls with them......

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