Friday, January 7, 2011

Remi Panossian Trio: Add Fiction (2010)

Rémi Panossian was born in 1983 in Montpellier (south of France). He started playing the piano in 1990 at the age of 7. Three years later, he discovered the world of jazz music during a Michel Petrucciani concert. In 1998 he started to study at the Montpellier Jazz School, learning musical theory, improvisation and the history of jazz … There he took part in many master classes and met great musical figures such as Stéphane Kochoyan, Steve Coleman and Andy Milne. In July 2000, he played with writer Régine Détembel in the “jazz à Vienne” festival.
Rémi then moved to Toulouse to complete his musical training. Two years later, he received a National School of Music Certificate in jazz and Improvised Music and be graduated from the Toulouse College of Music. Rémi has teached jazz piano for  4 years  at the “enfants du jazz” workshop, and now at  the “international trio session  in Capbreton”.
He has met in 2002 the double bass player Julien Duthu and started with him a long collaboration . They have released their first album in 2005 (No end…). All the songs were composed by Remi and Julien. Three years later they’ve recorded a new album “Two” also entirely composed by the duo released on april 2008 under Plus loin music / Harmonia mundi.
In 2008 they ‘ve recieved a new talent award delivered by the president of the jazz french academy.
During the end of summer 2009 the duo decided to take a break to explore others ways.
Remi  is now on tour with his new trio ( Maxime Delporte double bass/ Frederic Petitprez drums) and he‘s  going to record his new album on May with his personal compositions. This album is produced by Plus Loin music / Harmonia mundi. The international release of this album is planned on this autumn (2010).
Remi has performed on famous stages like :
international jazz festival of Taipeï (Taiwan), international jazz festival of Almaty (Kazakhstan), Onda jazz (Lisboa, Portugal), B flat jazz club(Porto, Portugal), International jazz Festival of Bishkek(Kirghizstan), music fest of Tel Aviv(Israel), Montreal(Canada), Jazz in Marciac, Rhino jazz festival, Jazz sur son 31, Jazz à foix, le duc des Lombards, le Sunside, La salle Nougaro, le Jam, La fontaine…
He’s also played with Aldo Romano, Levon Minassian, Rick Margitza, Francesco Bearzatti, , Damon Brown, , Pierrick Pedron, Olivier Sens, Guillaume Naturel…
01. Ondas Mood
02. Life Is A Movie
03. Add Fiction
04. Serenade
05. Insomnia
06. Schedule
07. Two Girls
08. Alive
09. Choose The Good Shoes
10. Delight [Bonus Track]
Add Fiction
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