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Saturday 21 september » Nonself Remix (Birgé-Sanborn)

Birgé on videos by John Sanborn

On Friday September 20 2019 at the Blackstar in Paris, Jean-Jacques Birgé improvises on 122 videos by John Sanborn ! So the project Nonself, based on what we are not, becomes  Nonselves in a astonishing dialogue between the media artist and the composer.

Melting Rust in Transylvania
with Anne-Sarah Le Meur

On August 23 2019, Jean-Jacques Birgé will play on moving images by Anne-Sarah Le Meur in Victoria (Romania), invited by Dana Diminescu and Tincuta Heinzel. Other artists will participate to this evening connected to a two years residence about the utopian city founded by the Soviets in 1948 and which will become a terrible dystopia under Nicolae Ceauşescu...

Birgé & Lemêtre at Château Perché

On Saturday 27th of July, from 11p.m. to 1 a.m., Jean-Jacques Birgé (keyboards, electronics, winds) and Sylvain Lemêtre (percussion) will play under The White Dome at the Château de la Balaine, Villeneuve-sur-Allier, for a fantastic experimental / ambient / chill-out set! Read the article of the blog on the precedent day, or rendez-vous at the craziest festival I've ever seen, Château Perché ;-)

New album online with
Hasse Poulsen and Wassim Halal

La révolte des carrés features 13 instantaneous compositions played by trio Jean-Jacques Birgé (keyboards, reed trumpet, percussion, etc.), Hasse Poulsen (guitar, mandoguitar, vocals) and Wassim Halal (daf, bendir, darbouka, tara) and recorded on May 13 2019, anniversary of a demonstration, another Monday, May 13 1968.
It's the 78th album on GRRR Records which is free to listen or download, just here !

Participation to Aux Ronds-Points
des Allumés du Jazz...

With Les travailleurs du disque dans le miroir des allumettes Jean-Jacques Birgé (keyboard), Amandine Casadamont (field recording), Sacha Gattino (whistling), Sylvain Lemêtre (percussion) et Sylvain Rifflet (tenor sax) participate to the LP produced by Les Allumés du Jazz à l'occasion on the 2019 Record Day.
It is a totally original album and a wonderful collective adventure.
You can order it there...

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