12.2018 | Improvisation: Ancient Impulse, Contemporary Practice

On Sunday, December 16th, I’ll be joining two outstanding musicians, Ben Grossman and Pierre-Yves Martel, for an afternoon of activities under the theme of Improvisation: Ancient Impulse, Contemporary Practice. It will all take place at the Centre des musiciens du monde, in   More…

10.2018 | Rythmopolis!

September 6th, 7th and 8th, I participated in an amazing, very-large-scale percussion event called Rythmopolis. A production courageously headed by Fabrice Marandola, Michel G. Barette and the ensemble Sixtrum, Rythmopolis featured over 50 percussionists and artists in an urban, site-specific, multi-media   More…

07.2018 | Summer Tour with Constantinople

Summer 2018 is filled with a great deal of traveling for concerts with various incarnations of the ensemble Constantinople. On July 10th, we performed ‘Dalla Porta D’Oriente’ in the beautiful city of St-Gallen, Switzerland, with tenor Marco Beasley. Upcoming are   More…

04.2018 | Directions ✧ New Album, Videos with Thomas Carbou Trio

I am excited to be touring in Québec this month with Thomas Carbou and Erik Hove to launch Thomas’ latest trio album, ‘Directions’. The music is a blend of guitar, sax, percussion, loops and electronic sounds, improvisation and global influences.   More…

03.2018 | WOMAD Wrap-Up

  The trip with Constantinople and Ablaye Cissoko to Adelaide, Australia and New Plymouth, New Zealand for WOMAD was a great success. After a concert in Toulouse, we flew east for the first stop at WOMADelaide 2018. Quite a thrill   More…

Upcoming Events

14.02.2019 | 8:30pm Constantinople & Ablaye Cissoko ✾ Studio de l’Ermitage, Paris (FR)

In concert with Constantinople and Ablaye Cissoko at the Festival au fil des voix 2019, Paris (FR).

16.03.2019 | 7:00pm Constantinople & Ablaye Cissoko ✾ Festival Détours de Babel, Nord Isère (FR)

In concert with Constantinople and Ablaye Cissoko at the Festival Détours de Babel, Nord Isère, France.

18.03.2019 | 10:30am Constantinople & Ablaye Cissoko ✾ Festival Détours de Babel, Grenoble (FR)

In concert with Constantinople and Ablaye Cissoko at the Festival Détours de Babel, Grenoble, France.

19.03.2019 | 8:00pm Constantinople & Ablaye Cissoko ✾ Arsonic, Mons (BE)

In concert with Constantinople and Ablaye Cissoko at the exceptional Arsonic, in Mons, Belgium.

04.04.2019 | 8:00pm Constantinople, Sur les Traces de Da Vinci ✥ Grand Théâtre de Québec, QC

In concert with Constantinople and the wonderful Italian tenor, Marco Beasley.

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