GILLES TORRENT

Post Bop / World Fusion • Switzerland
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The style of his musical playing is directly bound to the conceptions elaborated during the 1960’s by artists as John Coltrane, Albert Ayler, Eric Dolphy, Archie Shepp, Miles Davis and Booker Little. Torrent found access to the understanding of their fascinating innovations trough a deep exploration of the melodic-harmonic paths of their music. This search demanded the development of a refined and particular musical intelligence that allows the saxophonist to improvise with full coherence, avoiding thus all superficial copy. The essential interest of Torrent, aroused by the above mentioned musicians, consists into their use of traditional structures as a spring-board to logical harmonic ways out. To him, this kind of development added a new dimension to his interpretation and improvisation. About the process of composing, Torrent uses intuition through meditation combined with musical theory. Concerning the band, the saxophonist chooses musicians, first of all, for the richness of their inspiration read more...
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GILLES TORRENT Gilles Torrent Jazztet ‎: Terre Engloutie album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gilles Torrent Jazztet ‎: Terre Engloutie
Post Bop 1986
GILLES TORRENT Desert De Sel album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Desert De Sel
Post Bop 2004
GILLES TORRENT Gilles Torrent - World Jazz Sound ‎: La Longue Traversée Du Désert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gilles Torrent - World Jazz Sound ‎: La Longue Traversée Du Désert
World Fusion 2010
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"Jazz Inspiration" Vol. 1
Post Bop 2016
GILLES TORRENT Song For Barack Obama album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Song For Barack Obama
Post Bop 2018
GILLES TORRENT Jazz Inspiration, Vol. 3 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Inspiration, Vol. 3
Post Bop 2018

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"Jazz Inspiration" Vol. 2
Post Bop 2016

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