It all began in 2005 with Mario Canonge and Michel Zenino in a duo every Wednesday at 7pm at the Baiser Salé. Then, the CZ Festival to provoke surprising and unexpected encounters such as those of today with Minino Garay, Thomas de Pourquery; Jason Brown!
For over 30 years Minino Garay has been making rare words dance with a deep, tender, sensual voice. Named Instrumentalist of 2022 in the percussionist category by Jazz Magazine, Minino Garay is the figure of an unclassifiable and eclectic music!
Jeff Boudreaux is a drummer and percussionist from New Orleans who has been living in Paris for 25 years and has thousands of concerts to his credit. A prestigious artist, he has found success in a wide variety of styles and creates common links between jazz, ragtime, hip-hop and rap. During his career, he has shared the stage with musicians such as Terrence Blanchard, Etienne Mbappé, Mario Canonge, George Porter, Dionne Warwick, Francoise Hardy...
Elected best musician of 2022 by the Jazz Academy last March, Thomas de Pourquery has been on all the jazz fronts for over twenty years. The young saxophonist singer that we welcomed in the 90s with Emile Parisien, explodes the boundaries between jazz, progressive rock, pop, psychedelic funk, contemporary music, electronic or African. There is no lack of influences to define the talent of this musician with a powerful and modern groove!
MARIO CANONGE piano
MICHEL ZENINO double bass
THOMAS DE POURQUERY sax
MININO GARAY percus
JEFF BOUDREAUX drums