Emile Parisien Quartet & Louis Sclavis at Bimhuis
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Saxophonist Emile Parisien is causing a stir internationally with his eccentric, dynamic music. His Paris-based band will perform with Louis Sclavis, ‘the contemporary figurehead of European jazz clarinet’ (FD).
Emile Parisien has been voted French jazz musician of the year several times, the Le Monde newspaper has called him ‘the best new thing that has happened in European jazz for a long time’ and now the saxophonist is gaining increasingly more recognition outside of France for his exciting mix of styles. His main quartet has been called ‘a caffeinated response to The Bad Plus by the New York Times. The guardian praises the group’s ‘jaggedly restless soundworld’, switching between quiet, almost contemporary classical themes and lightning-fast swing, between ambient percussion and frenetic rock drums. At the Bimhuis the foursome will perform with French jazz veteran Louis Sclavis, renowned for his fabulous technique on bass clarinet....