The Blue Observe level is about to be graced by means of a distinct more or less sound this night and Friday night time, when French musician Thierry Maillard and his band the Thierry Maillard Trio, aka Moog Venture, carry a brand new more or less jazz-rock infused with ‘70s influences, ‘80s influences, and quite a lot of synthesizers.
Channeling the spirit of jazz fusion within the ‘70s and early ‘80s, Maillard, who performs synth, invited drummer Yoann Schmidt and pianist Amaury Faye to shape the trio. The result’s a love letter to mythical fusion jazz bands and their keyboard wizards, like Jan Hammer, Joe Zawinul, Chuck Corea, Herbie Hancock, and George Duke.
The live performance additionally works to introduce the band’s album, additionally titled Moog Venture, which comprises reinterpretations of a number of songs by means of bands like Supertramp, a metamorphosis of the Jerome Kern vintage “The entire Issues You Are”, in addition to 4 authentic items.
Whether or not you’re a passionate lover of jazz, rock, or digital song, this live performance will likely be one for the ages and one to not leave out. Bringing in combination 3 generations of musicians, the Moog Venture lets in audiences to search out their position within the song.
The trio’s live performance in Beijing comes due to Harmonious Melody, a live performance label based by means of Beijing-based jazz musician Pierre Pradat. In an effort to give a contribution to the most productive conceivable jazz song within the capital, Harmonious Melody has produced 50 jazz grasp tributes at venues like The Bricks, Tango by means of Ala Area, and Blue Observe.
Harmonious Melody will quickly be website hosting Canadian musician and Beijing expat Ember Swift in live performance, in addition to a tribute live performance to the aforementioned keyboard grasp Chuck Corea. You’ll be able to scan the QR code under to observe them.
The Thierry Maillard Trio will likely be functioning at Blue Observe this night, Nov 16, and Friday, Nov 17, with doorways open at 6.30pm and the display beginning at 8pm. Tickets are RMB 280 according to particular person and can also be bought by means of the QR code within the poster. For extra presentations by means of Harmonious Melody, scan the QR code under to observe them on WeChat.
Photographs courtesy of Harmonious Melody