Ahoy! I am now a regular contributor to leading French music webzine “Le Cargo!” and and I have already reported on 3 concerts: Baiju Bhatt’s Red Sun in Lyon, Kyle Eastwood in Annecy and Yom & the Wonder Rabbis in Paris. Many exciting shows are coming my way in 2019, watch this space and … More Regular contributor to music webzine “Le Cargo!”
This was a very good CosmoJazz Festival edition, and I had a great time with my fellow photographers in the official team. As always shooting up to 5 gigs per day for 10 days, delivering the photos on time for a daily post on the festival’s website and social media and reporting to our boss, … More CosmoJazz Festival 2018
The first edition of Musilac Mont-Blanc Festival, held in my hometown of Chamonix, was a massive success. The Mont-Blanc range provided a spectacular stage backdrop and the line-up lived up to it! (clic on pics to enlarge) Musicians featured: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Walk Off The Earth The Protolites Texas Rag’n’Bones Man Supa … More Musilac Mont-Blanc Festival 2018
This week some 60 of my photos have been hung on the walls of Maison des Artistes in Chamonix. They are 7” prints (yes, the standard “single” cover size) of artists who played there, mixing colour and monochrome and commissioned by Maison des Artistes to decorate the walls. I must say I am very happy … More Prints for Maison des Artistes Chamonix
This year I was in the CosmoJazz Festival photographers’ team for the first time. Shooting up to 5 gigs per day for 10 days and delivering the photos on time for a daily post on the festival’s website and social media was quite challenging, and so was reporting to a highly skilled and experienced … More CosmoJazz Festival 2017
Those guys just played virtuosic jazz, groovy funk, and pulse-pounding electronic dance music without a break for nearly two hours, and I just loved the music and energy. I felt like using monochrome to enhance the urban feel of this Brooklyn-based combo who started out in the New York subway. Check them out and enjoy: Moon Hooch … More Moon Hooch @ CosmoJazz Festival
When the music is awesome and the stage lights very photographer-friendly, the concert is perfect! Musicians: André Manoukian, piano Hervé Gourdikian, sax & duduk Guillaume Latil, cello Pierre-Alain Tocanier, drums Venue: Espace Bois aux Dames, Samoëns
Jacky plays the Chapman stick, a a fretboard tapping instrument created in 1969 by Emmet Chapman and still handcrafted by his company. The low orange lights made shooting and post-processing quite challenging – a good opportunity to grow!
Some ultra groovy latino-afro-funky jazz last weekend at Maison des Artistes with Ora Project.
Between free jazz and rock, new band Odd Atlas playing their first gigs at Maison des Artistes was an opportunity to work on black & white photography.