“After his album Reflets – winner of the Académie du jazz which awarded him the prize for the best French album of the year – saxophonist Michel El Malem is back with pianist Marc Copland for an album recorded at La Buissonne studios in October 2019.

It is called Dedications with Marc Copland so on piano, Romain Pilon is this time the guitarist, Stéphane Kerecki is this time the bassist – these are the only two instruments that have changed compared to Reflets – and we find Luc Isenmann on drums. This piece is obviously a dedication from Michel El Malem to his fellow pianist since he is called Mr M.C. like Marc Copland’s initials. »

Listen on the France Musique website at the 21st minute

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