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    Théo Ceccaldi (v) Valentin Ceccaldi (vlc) Guillaume Aknine (g)
“Revelation of the year” at the 2017 Victoires du Jazz, violinist Théo Ceccaldi has found his place as one of the most singular voices of the new European music scene. Over the last ten years, his thirst for new encounters and musical discoveries has led him to collaborate on a dizzying number of varying projects. With his original trio - a small and adventurous string orchestra- he brings together passion, lyricism and formal sophistication, in an educated negotiation between the western chamber music tradition and improvisation. Surrounded by his brother Valentin on the cello and Guillaume Aknine on the guitar, Théo Ceccaldi has turned to Django Reinhardt’s famous repertoire after having explored the arduous slopes of free improvisation. Borrowing all of jazz manouche’s codes, the virtuoso trio enlarges the virtues and actualise the codes of the genre by confronting them to the absolute freedom of their inspiration.

A co-production L'Estran Guidel / La Scène Nationale d'Orléans / Festival Jazz sous les Pommiers / Le Comptoir Fontenay-sous-Bois / Brouhaha / Full Rhizome