Kari Ikonen & Louis Sclavis
A solo by the Finnish pianist Kari Ikonen who will cultivate a personal style inspired by Arabic scales (maqâmat), the history of jazz, and the work of the painter Vassily Kand. In the second part, we will find the clarinetist Louis Sclavis who will share the stage with Kari Ikonen for a flamboyant duo.
This concert is part of the Footprints project, co-financed by the European Union’s Creative Europe program
The Finnish pianist Kari Ikonen has made a name for himself on the European scene but remains little known in France. He was recently heard in the Orchestra Nazionale della Luna, a quartet he co-leads with Belgian saxophonist Manuel Hermia, along with Sébastien Boisseau on double bass and Teun Verbruggen on drums. In his solo, […]Read more
Louis Sclared started learning clarinet age 10 in his neighbourhood to move to the Lyon Conservatoire after few years. In the early 70s he plays with theatre groups and danse companies inspired by the Living Theatre and the Bread and Puppet and is inspired by such bands as Soft Machine, Sun Ra or the Art […]Read more