Colin Vallon trio

Live Act Jazz Acoustic Experimental Melodic Improvisation
Colin Vallon trio - Jazz Acoustic Experimental Melodic Improvisation Live Act in Basel

Colin Vallon trio Short Info

Colin Vallon - piano
Patrice Moret - double bass
Julian Sartorius - drums

The members of this band all share a strong awareness of sound quality and timbre, which sets them apart from other musicians. Three distinct instrumental voices – Vallon’s «singing» piano, Patrice Moret’s «full reverberating» bass and Julian Sartorius’s «polyvalent» drums – blend into a highly complex ensemble sound; here, too, the band has hardly anything in common with the traditional jazz piano trio conventions. What is nearer to their heart than virtuoso pirouetting is weaving and elaborating concise sketches of moods and atmospheres, feverish emotions or bizarre combinations of sounds into dense textures. Here three artists are at work who are unable to speak with evasion or artifice. In other words: three true jazz musicians...

Colin Vallon - piano
Patrice Moret - double bass
Julian Sartorius - drums

The members of this band all share a strong awareness of sound quality and timbre, which sets them apart from other musicians. Three distinct instrumental voices – Vallon’s «singing» piano, Patrice Moret’s «full reverberating» bass and Julian Sartorius’s «polyvalent» drums – blend into a highly complex ensemble sound; here, too, the band has hardly anything in common with the traditional jazz piano trio conventions. What is nearer to their heart than virtuoso pirouetting is weaving and elaborating concise sketches of moods and atmospheres, feverish emotions or biz...

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Past Gigs Colin Vallon trio

  • 12 | 2015 Thun - Switzerland Café Mokka
  • 12 | 2015 Thun - Switzerland Café Mokka
  • 11 | 2015 Lugano - Switzerland RSI Radio Studio
  • 11 | 2015 Thun - Switzerland Café Mokka
  • 11 | 2015 Eschen - Lichtenstein Tangente
  • 10 | 2015 Fukuoka - Japan Shikiori
  • 10 | 2015 Tokyo - Japan Goethe Institut
  • 10 | 2015 Okayama - Japan Inryoji
  • 10 | 2015 Seoul - Corea Audioguy
  • 10 | 2015 Seoul - Corea EBS Space - TV Broadcast
  • 10 | 2015 Osaka - Japan Culture Center
  • 10 | 2015 Seoul - Corea Stradeum
  • 07 | 2015 Thun - Switzerland Festival Am Schluss
  • 06 | 2015 Vienne - France Jazz à Vienne
  • 06 | 2015 Bussigny - Switzerland Au Raisin
  • 05 | 2015 Thun - Switzerland Café Mokka
  • 05 | 2015 Bern - Switzerland Bee-Flat
  • 04 | 2015 Budapest - Hungary Jazz Fest
  • 03 | 2015 Merzhausen - Germany Forum
  • 06 | 2014 Bucarest - Romania Green Hours Festival
  • 06 | 2014 Paris - France Paris Jazz Festival
  • 04 | 2014 Berlin - Germany A-Trane
  • 03 | 2014 Maastricht - Netherlands Maastricht Jazz Festival
  • 03 | 2014 Zurich - Switzerland Moods
  • 03 | 2014 Munich - Germany Unterfahrt
  • 11 | 2013 Den Bosch - Netherland November Music
  • 05 | 2013 Geneva - Switzerland Festival de l'Athénée
  • 05 | 2013 Kosice - Slovakia House of Arts
  • 04 | 2013 Basel - Switzerland Off Beat Festival
  • 07 | 2012 Vancouver - Canada Vancouver Jazz Festival
  • 07 | 2012 Montreal - Canada Montreal Jazz Festival
  • 07 | 2012 Quebec - Canada Jazzfestival
  • 02 | 2012 Tehran - Iran Fadjr International Music Festival
  • 02 | 2012 Paris - France Duc des Lombards
  • 11 | 2011 Strasbourg - France Jazzd'or
  • 11 | 2011 Elmau - Germany Schloss Elmau
  • 11 | 2011 Bielsko-Biala - Poland Jasova Jesien Jazz Festival
  • 11 | 2011 London - UK London Jazz Festival
  • 11 | 2011 Roma - Italy Roma Jazz Festival
  • 10 | 2011 Vilnius - Lithuania Jazzfestival
  • 10 | 2011 Lisbon - Portugal Centro Cultural de Belem
  • 05 | 2011 New York - USA Rubin Museum
  • 05 | 2011 Baltimore - USA An Die Musik
  • 05 | 2011 Dublin - Irland 12 Points Jazz Festival
  • 05 | 2011 Oakland - USA Yoshi's
  • 05 | 2011 Portland - USA Tony Starlight
  • 05 | 2011 Hamburg - Germany Elbjazz
  • 05 | 2011 Basel - Switzerland Basel Jazz Festival
  • 05 | 2011 Los Angeles - USA Keyboard Concepts
  • 05 | 2011 Stans - Switzerland Stanser Musiktage
  • 10 | 2010 Ludwigshafen - Germany Enjoy Jazz Festival

Discography Colin Vallon trio

  • 2016 New Album - TBA Album | ECM Records
  • 2014 Le Vent Album | ECM Records
  • 2011 Rruga Album | ECM Records
  • 2007 Ailleurs Album | Hat Hut Records
  • 2004 Les Ombres Album | Unit Records

Media

  • Video COLIN VALLON TRIO - JUUICHI
  • Video Colin Vallon Trio - Cendre

Origin

  • Basel CH

Founded

  • 1999

Members

  • Colin Vallon piano, composition
  • Patrice Moret double bass, composition
  • Julian Sartorius drums