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September 2018 : Installation and sounding by Claire Comte and Manu Pékar

08/09 and 15/16 @ Molineuf

preview on the Sounding page

February 2018 : Tommy Smith with the Bulgarian Radio Big Band plays

my arrangement of «Acknlowledgement» from John Coltrane’s «A Love Supreme»

Listen to it here

New CD "Pagan Panic"


- Jean-Lou Descamps Violin/Electronics

- Daniel Beaussier Woodwinds

- Pierre Marcault Percussion

Previous CD "For (and more)" published on the legendary French label Futura/Marge

Ref Futura Son 07 still availble on BandCamp

Listen to a few exerpts on the Discography page

buy on the Futura Store or on BandCamp

"Et Après ?"  still available on theGreat Winds label/dist. MUSEA Réf.GW3162.

Listen to some excerpts on Discography page

Buy direct from the MUSEA webstore, or at those places : FNAC, Cultura, Gibert, Amazon, iTunes Store,, Spotify....

For (And More)

Here is some very good new music.

Daniel Beaussier & Manu Pékar – For (and more) (Futura Records)

"The duo of wind instrumentalist Daniel Beaussier and guitarist Manu Pékar chose about a third of the seventy brief improvisations they recorded together, and considering how enjoyable those included turned out, it leaves me wondering what got left on the cutting room floor.  Beaussier utilizes a nifty array of instruments, including oboe, bass clarinet and English horn, and Pékar’s choice of guitar does an admirable job of complementing each one.  The grinding “Robert F” and chaotic “Bruno M” show the musicians are willing and able to jack up the temperature, but for the most part, this album consists of contemplative pieces that aren’t necessarily always tranquil, but definitely instill an ambiance that could lead to all kinds of potent daydream imagery.  Jean-Lou Deschamps and Pierre Marcault add some violin, effects and percussion, adding texture to a canvas that had plenty to begin."

Dave Sumner - 2017

Available on these webstores







(listen to the music on BandCamp and on the Discography page)