Orchid Big Band Release Party “Éclosion” at L’Ermitage

Superb concert by the 18-musician Big Band ‘Orchid’ at Studio de l’Ermitage, led by Thomas Julienne. Remarkable work in composition and arrangements, featuring nuances and contrasts, as well as a beautiful array of tones and colors. Modern and unique jazz that resonates like a symphony orchestra! An orchestra of exceptional young musicians with perfect gender balance: Julien Dubois, Olga Amelchenko, Jeanne Michard, Nora Kamm, Maxime Berton, Christelle Raquillet, Laure Frejacques, Julie Varlet, Olivier Gay, Gabriel Levasseur, Gabrielle Rachel, Rozanne Beziers, Mathilda Haynes, Clément Simon, Nolwenn Leizour, Gaetan Diaz, along with two experienced musicians: Sébastien Íep Arruti and Sebastien Llado. A promising orchestra with talented young musicians who represent the future of French jazz!

Lionel Eskenazi - Jazz Magazine