French Quarter: A New Generation of Jazz in New York



A New Generation of French Jazz in New York
Monday, January 13th 2014 – 7 PM

Smalls Jazz Club, 183 West 10th Street, New York

On the Fringe of Three International Jazz Events (APAP, Winter Jazz Festival and Global Fest)

PARIS JAZZ CLUB Organizes an Evening Showcase of Young French Artists
With the Support of The Cultural Services of the French Embassy In New York and Bureau Export

Thomas Enhco Trio
Guillaume Perret & The Electric Epic
Adrien Moignard Quartet feat. Cyrille Aimée
Moutin Factory Quintet
Eric Legnini Trio feat. Jeff Ballard & Clovis Nicolas

 Five of the most promising artists from France selected to perform in New York.

Thomas Enhco Trio

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Thomas Enhco – Piano
Jérémy Bruyère – Double Bass
Nicolas Charlier – Drums

In the past three years, Thomas Enhco has won several international competitions, composed two film scores, and performed 130 concerts in 2011 alone. This year Enhco moved to NY, recording with Jack DeJohnette and John Patitucci. Read More

Guillaume Perret & The Electric Epic

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Guillaume Perret – Saxophones, effects, composition, direction
Philippe Bussonnet – Electric bass
Jim Grandcamp – Electric guitar
Yoann Serra – Drums 

Nominated for the French-equivalent of the Grammys, Guillaume Perret & The Electric Epic is a jazz fusion band, founded in 2008 by composer and sax player Guillaume Perret. Their debut Brutalum Voluptuous was produced by the great John Zorn. Read More

Adrien Moignard Quartet feat. Cyrille Aimée

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Adrien Moignard – Lead guitar
Mathieu Chatelain – Rhythm guitar
William Brunard – Double bass

 With many musical projects and regular NY gigs alongside Cyrille Aimée, Moignard is sought-after in gypsy and jazz circles. Read More

Moutin Factory Quintet

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François Moutin
 – Double Bass
Louis Moutin – Drums
Thomas Enhco – Piano
Emmanuel Codjia – Electric guitar
Christophe Monniot – Alto Saxophone 

With the Moutin Factory Quintet, jazz twins François and Louis Moutin surround themselves with the biggest names on the French jazz scene today. Read More

Eric Legnini Trio

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Eric Legnini – Piano
Clovis Nicolas – Double Bass
Jeff Ballard – Drums 

One of the key players on the French scene, Legnini has garnered much critical acclaim internationally. His latest album Sing Twice! leans towards jazz but flirts with pop like, “a laboratory where jazz is the matrix and pop the way forward.”  Read More

jazz 6The Jazz clubs’ network of Paris and its region

Paris Jazz Club is a Non Profit Organization representing all the jazz venues of Paris and its Region, with 130 jazz member organizations. 

PARIS JAZZ CLUB promotes all genres of Parisian and French jazz internationally.



Event Organized with the support of Fonds d’Action SACEM, Bureau Export, the Institut Français, and the
Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York.