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JOWEE OMICIL

Born in Montreal to Haitian parents, multi instrumentalist-composer-educator-producer Jowee (pron. “Joey”) Omicil brings a novel and distinctly Afro-Haitian perspective to his music while exploring Pop and Hip Hop. Jowee possesses a distinctive, soulful and spiritual sound on saxophones and flutes that extends to his clarinet and harmonica ventures.

Released major at Berklee College as well as Age 36 years, he led as an artist, an international career for almost twenty years, alongside musicians such as : Kenny Garrett, Richard Bona, Wyclef Jean, Branford Marsalis, Marcus Miller, Pharoah Sanders, Marlon Saunders, Mike Stern, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Roy Hargrove, Will Calhoun.

Line up :
Jowee Omicil (sax, clarinet, flute)
Michel Alibo (bass)
Félix Sabal Lecco (drums)
Jean Phi Dary (piano, keyboard)

JOWEE OMICIL

Born in Montreal to Haitian parents, multi instrumentalist-composer-educator-producer Jowee (pron. “Joey”) Omicil brings a novel and distinctly Afro-Haitian perspective to his music while exploring Pop and Hip Hop. Jowee possesses a distinctive, soulful and spiritual sound on saxophones and flutes that extends to his clarinet and harmonica ventures.

Released major at Berklee College as well as Age 36 years, he led as an artist, an international career for almost twenty years, alongside musicians such as : Kenny Garrett, Richard Bona, Wyclef Jean, Branford Marsalis, Marcus Miller, Pharoah Sanders, Marlon Saunders, Mike Stern,...

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Past Gigs bakfoul-prod

  • 06 | 2015 Cayenne/French Guyana Scène Nationale Guyane
  • 05 | 2015 Marseille/France Cité de la Musique
  • 05 | 2015 Paris/France New Morning
  • 04 | 2015 Carthage/Tunisia Jazz à Carthage
  • 02 | 2015 Recife/Brasil Porto Musical
  • 01 | 2015 Port au Prince/Haiti Festival de Jazz de Port au Prince
  • 12 | 2014 Montreal/Canada Upstairs Jazz Club
  • 11 | 2014 Miami/USA Art Basel
  • 10 | 2014 Zurich Mood's Club
  • 10 | 2014 Paris Petit Journal Montparnasse
  • 09 | 2014 Miami Art Garage
  • 08 | 2014 Martinique Biguine Jazz Festival
  • 08 | 2014 New York Something Jazz Club
  • 07 | 2014 Vienne/France Jazz à Vienne

Discography bakfoul-prod

  • 2014 Naked Album | BBjuiss Records/Bakfoul Rec
  • 2009 Roots and Groove Album | BBjuiss
  • 2006 Let's Do This Album | BBJuiss

Media

  • Video Jowee Omicil au Jazz à Vien...
  • Sound Jowee Omicil - Afro PC
  • Video Jowee Omicil "4 my People"...
  • Sound Ornette Said
  • Sound Wole by Jowee Omicil
  • Video JOWEE OMICIL - Martinique P...

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Origin

  • Montreuil FR

Founded

  • 2006