12/6 – The Bridge #2.04 Quarantine Concert

French-American exchange network The Bridge was supposed to be in Chicago this fall but the current state of the world kept us "in lockdown" back in France. We are locked down but not locked away. During these strange times, we're working on imagining other forms...

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11/28 – Les Amis Américains

A special evening imagined by The Bridge and La Dynamo, three duos of queens and kings of free improvisation, a fraternal greeting to American friends. They, these six residents of the Republic and citizens of the world, share the stage to underline an absence: that of...

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13/09 – Première du film The Physicality of Thinking

Nous sommes heureux de nous faire l'écho de la sortie, le 13/09/2020, d'un film de Sandra Binion, tourné à l'occasion de la tournée française d'Antichamber Music de février 2019. Nous restitutions le communiqué de presse et les liens ci-dessous.   Chers amis, Nous sommes heureux d’annoncer la première...

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The Bridge #8 — France, October 2018

The Bridge #8 ANTONIN-TRI HOANG – alto saxophone, clarinettes MARS WILLIAMS – saxophones, toys TATSU AOKI – double bass, shamisen, video SAMUEL SILVANT – drums Tour Dates NB : Tatsu Aoki will only be with the group between October 7 to 13. He will be relieved by Gilles Coronado On October...

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Apr. 23-28, in Europe: The Sync on tour

The Sync [The Bridge #5] Sylvaine Hélary – flute, effects Fred Lonberg-Holm – cello, effects Eve Risser – piano Mike Reed – drums     Schedule: 4/23 – La Malterie, Lille, FR 4/24 – 19PaulFort, Paris, FR 4/25 – Bimhuis, Amsterdam, NL 4/27 – Jazz or Jazz Festival at the Théâtre d'Orléans, Orléans 4/28 – Centro d'Arte Padova, Padova, IT   Listen to...

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A Pride of Lions — Chicago, April 29 – May 13, 2018

A Pride of Lions [The Bridge #11] JOE MCPHEE – pocket trumpet, tenor saxophone DAUNIK LAZRO – tenor & baritone saxophone JOSHUA ABRAMS – double bass, guimbri GUILLAUME SÉGURON – double bass CHAD TAYLOR – drums, mbira   04/29 – THE HUNGRY BRAIN, 9:00 PM Daunik Lazro & Guillaume Séguron + Josh Berman (cornet),...

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An Ayler Xmas – Mars Williams + Coax

Mars​ ​Williams​ & Coax ​:​ ​An​ ​Ayler​ ​Xmas The​ ​Music​ ​of​ ​Albert​ ​Ayler​ ​&​ ​Songs​ ​of​ ​Xmas   D’Anthony Braxton aux Psychedelic Furs, et du NRG Ensemble d’Hal Russell au Chicago Tentet de Peter Brötzmann, le mercenaire Mars Williams, saxophoniste en roue libre, a certainement fait les 400...

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EPIPHANY [The Bridge #9] – Chicago, Oct. 31 – Nov. 16 2017

  EPIPHANY [The Bridge #9] Mike Ladd – improvised poetry/lyrics, EMS Synthi Mankwe Ndosi – voice, poetry, story, texture Sylvain Kassap – clarinets, electronics Dana Hall – drums, cymbals Concert dates : 10/30 — IceHouse, Minneapolis, MN feat. guest Douglas R. Ewart (woodwinds) 11/01 — Doug Fogelson Studio, 8.30pm celebrating Samain 11/02 — Elastic Arts, 9pm Improvised Music Series feat members of Asian Improv aRts: Tatsu Aoki (bass), Jonathan Chen (violin,...

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Twins [The Bridge #0] – France, Oct. 2017

Twins [The Bridge #0] Fred Jackson Jr. – alto & soprano saxophones Stéphane Payen – alto saxophone Makaya McCraven – drums, electronics Edward Perraud – drums, percussion Concert dates : 5/10 — Carré Bleu, Jazz à Poitiers 6/10 — Tribu Festival au Port du Canal, Dijon 7/10 — Le Périscope, Lyon Twins invite Benoît Delbecq (piano préparé) 8/10 — Théâtre du Pavé / Un Pavé dans...

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[TB#13] – Chicago, May 2017

The Bridge #13 Jean-Luc Guionnet — alto saxophone, pipe organ Pierre-Antoine Badaroux — alto saxophone Jim Baker — piano, keyboards, ARP synthetizer Jason Roebke — double bass Tour Schedule 5/6, The American-Indian Center: "The Bridge to Native Chicago: A music Exchange of Jazz and Songs of the Southern Plains", 7pm 5/7, Logan Center...

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