OEUF BIG BAND

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OEUF BIG BAND - Jazz Live Act in LYON

OEUF BIG BAND Short Info

Founded in 2003 by Pierre BALDY-MOULINIER and Christophe METRA, the ŒUF (Orchestre Energique à Usage Fréquent) gathers some of the best jazz soloists of the Rhône-Alpes area who play an inventive repertoire composed by the two founders of the band. Their many appearances at prestigious festivals such as Jazz à Vienne, Beaune and Mâcon Festivals, “Jazz dans le Parc” or, the International Rhino Jazz Festival…During these last years, this professional big band has adopted a pedagogical approach by collaborating with music schools, providing an original repertoire for large orchestras (such as string and wind orchestras, big bands or even combos…) who are performing with the ŒUF. A special attention has been paid to approaching collective improvisation, such as “sound-painting” and the repertoire was adjusted to the level of the orchestra. Five years later, it seemed necessary to “note down” a part of the repertoire by recording a first album entitled “Eclosion”.

2. Presentation of the “Cascade” recording project (in April 2012)

The recording project of the album entitled “Cascade” is in keeping with that of “Eclosion”. After three years of work, it results in an original repertoire written by Pierre BALDY-MOULINIER, composed specifically for the skills of the band soloists. This new opus revolves around new areas of research: the musical investigation into new musical genres, into a larger variety of tones and timbres for the band and it includes the study of long pieces. All musicians live in the Rhône-Alpes area or came from it and had gained – or will gain – a national reputation. The album is composed of six tracks, and among them, is a three-movement piece entitled “La Vie ou la Mort” (meaning “Life or Death”), which is a sort of tuba concerto. It clearly aimed at making jazz music more “democratic” and more open to a larger public; without losing track that it is an experimental music as in a “research lab”, sustained by numerous musical genres. For that album, we invited a well-known artistic director, Pierre DREVET, a world-famous trumpet player and arranger, who played, among other bands, with the B.J.O., Caratini, the O.N.J., Maria Schneider... The album was then mixed in Belgium by Gyuri SPIES, the present sound engineer of the Bruxelles Jazz Orchestra.

Founded in 2003 by Pierre BALDY-MOULINIER and Christophe METRA, the ŒUF (Orchestre Energique à Usage Fréquent) gathers some of the best jazz soloists of the Rhône-Alpes area who play an inventive repertoire composed by the two founders of the band. Their many appearances at prestigious festivals such as Jazz à Vienne, Beaune and Mâcon Festivals, “Jazz dans le Parc” or, the International Rhino Jazz Festival…During these last years, this professional big band has adopted a pedagogical approach by collaborating with music schools, providing an original repertoire for large orchestras (such as string and wind orchestras, big bands or even comb...

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Past Gigs OEUF BIG BAND

  • 10 | 2015 Annecy Forum Jazz Rhône-Alpes
  • 09 | 2015 Mâcon Crescent Jazz Club
  • 03 | 2015 Lyon Soirée "Jazzy", avec Orchestre National de Lyon & Stefano BOLLANI
  • 10 | 2014 Moûtiers Festival de Jazz en Tarentaise
  • 09 | 2014 Aix-les-Bains Festival des Nuits Romantiques
  • 09 | 2014 Bourg-en-Bresse Ferme à Jazz
  • 09 | 2014 Lyon Périscope
  • 03 | 2014 Mâcon Concert pédagogique avec Big Band du Conservatoire
  • 02 | 2014 Ambérieu-en-Bugey Les Jeudis d'hiver
  • 10 | 2013 Grenoble Jazz Club
  • 10 | 2013 La chambre Festival de Savoie
  • 07 | 2013 Vienne Festival de Jazz à Vienne, soirée French Touch
  • 06 | 2013 Bourg-en-Bresse Ferme à Jazz
  • 04 | 2013 Lyon Jazz Day
  • 10 | 2012 Villeurbanne Festival Un Doua de Jazz
  • 04 | 2012 Villefranche/Saône Enregistrement Cascade
  • 03 | 2011 Eybens Concert à l'Odyssée, projet pédagogique avec big band de l'école de Musique
  • 09 | 2010 Lyon Festival du Péristyle de l'Opéra de Lyon
  • 06 | 2010 Saint-Etienne Concert avec Bert Joris, projet pédagogique avec big band du Conservatoire
  • 04 | 2010 Lyon Festival du Hot Club
  • 04 | 2010 Tarare Concert et projet pédagogique avec le big band de l'Ecole de Musique
  • 03 | 2010 Rive de Gier Concert avec échange pédagogique avec l'Orchestre d'Harmonie de Rive de Gier

Discography OEUF BIG BAND

  • 2012 Cascade Album | ADME
  • 2010 Eclosion Album | Cristal Records

Media

  • Video Teaser sortie de l'album Ca...
  • Video 7 à Nous Part 1 - Big Band ...
  • Video Chapeau Mâcon - Part 3
  • Video Neige au cachemire - Part 4
  • Sound
  • Video Teaser BASALTE - Big band d...

Origin

  • LYON FR

Founded

  • 2002

Members

  • SALAMONE Hervé lead tp, fly
  • BAUD Jeff Tp, flg
  • METRA Christophe Tp, flg
  • STEPHAN Vincent Tp, flg
  • BALDY-MOULINIER Pierre Tb, euph., recorder, composer, arrgt
  • DESTEPHANY Olivier Tb, euph.
  • CROZAT Jean Bass Tb, euph.
  • OLLIER Vincent Tuba, euph.
  • POKORA Boris Alto sax, sop. sax., fl., clar.
  • FRANCONY Hervé Alto sax, sop. sax., fl., bass clar.
  • PROST Eric tenor sax, sop. sax
  • BOST Antoine tenor sax, sop. sax
  • FELIX Sylvain baritone sax, alto sax
  • BRESSAT David Piano, synth., orgue
  • SIMON Bruno guitar
  • MOUTON Basile Bass, contrebasse
  • RODRIGUEZ Fabien percussions
  • HUMBERT Hervé Drums

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