Samuel Blaser & Mathieu Ogier play Ellington
In 1948, the great Duke Ellington answered a journalist’s question about what to take to a desert island with a laconic “a trombone and my 78 rpm collection!”
It is to this island that trombonist Samuel Blaser and DJ Mathieu Ogier propose to take you.
Under the influence of this monument of Jazz, they will install these two archaic sound objects for a journey through the beautiful era of Duke.
Samuel Blaser is a 21st century trombonist. Born in 1981 in the town of La-Chaux-de-Fonds, Swizterland, he emerged professionally after graduating from conservatory in 2002. During the next five years he developed associations with the Vienna Art Orchestra and the European Radio Big Band, was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship, pursued graduate studies at the Purchase […]Read more