"I’m not a jazz singer. Jazz is an insult. It’s an obscene, offensive word. I’m a black artist. My name is Abbey Lincoln. Nothing else". Abbey Lincoln, is not a jazz singer certainly, she has not less marked her history! A staunch civil rights activist and Black Power icon, Abbey Lincoln was a composer, lyricist and actress. His influences are Billie Holiday, Oscar Brown Jr. She is accompanied by Sonny Rollins, owes her stage name to lyricist Bob Russell, in tribute to Abraham Lincoln. After a few years off the stage, Abbey Lincoln will be revealed to the French public by Jean-Phillippe Allard (Polydor Jazz) in the 90s. This tribute is an opportunity to discover or rediscover the artist’s repertoire. A jam session #PlaceAuxJeunes proposed by Caloé.
Caloé sings jazz, improvises, interprets music from different cultures and writes music and words. An admirer of Ella Fitzgerald, she studied "scat" with precision and technique to master it in her own way.Always surrounded by excellent musicians, she performed in France and abroad. Caloé has played in many venues such as the Tribeca Arts Center in New York, the Zinco Jazz Club in Mexico City, the Cosmopolite Hall in Oslo, the Fashing Jazz Club in Stockholm and various European festivals.
JULIAN LEPRINCE CAETANO piano
LAURE SANCHEZ dbasse
OLIVIER ROBIN drums