25 - 3:30 PM
Gregory Ott Trio - Espace Mediterranée, showcase
He was the winner of the 2011 France Radio Prize during the “Jazz à Juan Révélations”.
Born in Strasbourg, Grégory Ott studied classical and jazz piano at the Academy. He finds influence in all kind of music : blues, be-hop, latin-jazz, pop, french and international variety... His brilliant career made him cross the path of many famous artists, like Lisa Doby, Tcheky Karyo, the Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra, Marc Berthoumieux, Sara Lazarus, Franck Wolf... After “Frontières”, “Ojeada” and “Chrome”, “Ways” is the fourth album made with his trio. Recorded at the prestigious “Recall Studio” in Pompignan, this new album marked the arrival of Gautier Laurent, a double bassist and a valuable sideman on every European jazz stages. Between lyricism and incisive pulses, the poetic trio invites us to let go.