Winner of the Rezzo Jazz à Vienne 2022 springboard, the quintet ElliAViR, composed and arranged by singer Lou Rivaille, is an instrumental and vocal journey with rich and dreamlike sounds.
Embodied by five musicians, ElliAViR's music draws its influences from jazz, world music, Celtic song and Eastern music.
The group invites you to discover the rare union of two timbres, that of the trumpet and the voice. The two instruments intermingle, respond to each other, intertwine, and embody both the roles of lead voice and instrument. ElliAViR is also an excursion where the voice is an instrument in its own right, where rhythm, melody, improvisation and phonetics illustrate a rich and narrative language, as close as possible to the instruments, opening up infinite possibilities. A double bass with organic and precise intonations, a free and dreamy piano very often at the service of the melody and a drum kit linking the whole, playing the adequate color of the moment which will define the piece.
LOU RIVAILLE voice
CHRISTOPHE WALDNER piano
RÉMI FLAMBARD trumpet
CYRIL BILLOT double bass
MAXIME MARY drums