February 20, 2024

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CD review: Nicolas Folmer – So Miles 2019: Video, CD cover

Miles Davis is part of the musical DNA of trumpet player Nicolas Folmer, who was one of the few musicians who were produced by Teo Macero, legendary and historical producer of the “Prince of Darkness” and who also shared the stage with a few from his partners such as John Lewis, Rene Urtreger, but also Dave Liebman and Rick Margitza …

Thus, what is more essential for this trumpet player, arranger and composer at the top of his art than to launch a new challenge: tackle to this musical Everest that is the universe of Miles Davis and to propose its real reappropriation. It is not a question of proposing yet another homage to Miles Davis: the challenge is to venture into the inexhaustible wealth of his work, to explore every nook and cranny to better free himself from it and to offer his own visions and musical metaphors.

  1. Blue in Green / Nefertiti
  2. Around Pinocchio
  3. Gil Ahead
  4. Human Nature
  5. Footprints
  6. Miles from the Sky
  7. What’s Happen
  8. Get Lucky
  9. So What
  10. Blue in Green Alternate Take
  11. Get Lucky Radio Edit

Nicolas Folmer: Trumpet, direction, compositions and arrangements 
Laurent Coulondre: Keyboards 
Olivier Louvel: Guitars 
Julien Herné: Bass 
Yoann Serra: Drums and percussions 

Guests:
Stéphane Guillaume: Soprano and tenor saxophones, Flutes and Clarinets
Rick Margitza: Tenor saxophone
Antoine Favennec: Saxophone alto
Félix Roth: Cor
Michel Casabianca: Additional percussions

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