A pioneer in the use of the harmonica in jazz, Toots Thielemans recorded alongside the greatest, from Charlie Parker to Miles Davis via Oscar Peterson, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones...etc.
The harmonica is a very rare instrument in jazz, it is nonetheless one of the most expressive and emotionally powerful. Laurent Maur is one of its most accomplished and respected representatives today. Combining an instrumental technique rarely achieved on his instrument with a pure and crystalline sound that carries and makes you dream, Laurent Maur pays tribute to Toots Thielmans with 3 essential musicians of the jazz scene.
The Monday jam, an unmissable weekly event, an internationally known institution.
Laurent Maur harmonica
Simon Chivallon piano
William Brunard dbass
Mourad Benhammou drums
François Constantin percus/lead