GRAND ENSEMBLE KOA

Live Act Jazz
GRAND ENSEMBLE KOA - Jazz Live Act in Montpellier

GRAND ENSEMBLE KOA Short Info

Nine musicians for a "mini" big band with electric, atypical and explosive instrumentation !
A world of sounds with jazzy, rock-noise, funk, where unusual melodies, lame grooves and collective improvisations are intertwined.

> First creation [2010] : "KOA ROI"
Recorded in décember 2011- Studio La Buissone - Perne les Fontaines/ Release june 2012
> Second creation 2012 : "Ahimsa"
Recorded in July 2014 - Studio Recall - Pompignan / Release may 2015
> Third creation in 2016 : "Haikou"
co-production with 'Arts vivants 11'

Past Gigs GRAND ENSEMBLE KOA

  • 03 | 2016 Bruxelles Meet X
  • 03 | 2016 Paris DJAM
  • 03 | 2016 Paris Carreau du Temple
  • 03 | 2016 Girone Escuela moderna de musica
  • 10 | 2015 Perpignan Jazzèbre Festival
  • 07 | 2015 Montpellier Domaine d'O
  • 05 | 2015 Montpellier Le JAM - Release album concert
  • 07 | 2014 Narbonne Musique au Présent - Festival
  • 07 | 2014 Brame Festival Radio France de Montpellier
  • 07 | 2014 Junas Jazz à Junas - Festival
  • 07 | 2014 Vigan Festival Radio France de Montpellier
  • 07 | 2014 Montpellier Festival Radio France de Montpellier
  • 04 | 2014 Mende Saison culturelle du Théâtre de Mende
  • 04 | 2014 Paris Sunset - Sunside
  • 12 | 2013 Lyon Le Périscope
  • 11 | 2013 Agen La Tannerie
  • 11 | 2013 Bordeaux Le Comptoir du jazz
  • 11 | 2013 Toulouse Le Mandala

Discography GRAND ENSEMBLE KOA

  • 2015 Ahimsa Album | Arbalète / Collectif Koa
  • 2012 Koa-Roi Album | Collectif Koa

Media

  • Video Over the top - Grand Ensemb...
  • Video Grand Ensemble Koa_live
  • Sound KOA ROI 1.INTRO
  • Sound Evif Rof Noom

Origin

  • Montpellier FR

Founded

  • 2008

Members

  • Alfred Vilayleck composition, bass player
  • Matthieu Chédeville soprano sax
  • Armel Courrée alto sax
  • Jérôme Dufour tenor sax
  • Pascal Bouvier trombone
  • Samuel Mastorakis vibes
  • Mattias Levrero guitar
  • Daniel Moreau keyboards
  • Julien Grégoire drums

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