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Gypsy & Swing Jazz Trio Concert
Ben and Adrien first met
in October 2013 when they performed together in a number of concerts
in Guadeloupe and Martinique as part of Journées
Internationales de la harpe dans la Caraïbe and then in May 2015 Adrien & Tatiana travelled to Cardiff to perform with Ben at Acapela Studios - exactly a year later Adrien & Tatiana are back in Cardiff - this time in Cardiff Bay for another Gypsy & Swing Concert.
During the evening Adrien, Tatiana, and Ben will present a varied
programme of jazz, ranging from traditional swing standards
to French gypsy, and modern and electronic jazz & funk.
Adrien Chevalier is
a violinist and composer from Avignon, in the South of France,
classically trained at the Avignon Conservatory. After discovering
a passion for jazz and Gypsy music, he went on to study with jazz violin
Lockwood in Paris. His style is reminiscent of Stéphane
Grappelli but also greatly influenced by klezmer, tango and Balkanic
Adrien Chevalier can
be heard several times a week in many great venues around New York
City, such as Matisse, Fada, The Lambs Club, Radegast Hall, Apotheke,
Beaumarchais, Domaine, the Manderley bar, the Standart Hotel…
Tatiana Eva-Marie is
a singer and actress living in New York City. She is the lead singer
of the Gypsy-French Avalon
Jazz Band and is currently developing a project inspired by
her Romanian and Yiddish musical roots. She has shared the stage with
renowned performers such as Nellie McKay, Marilyn Maye and Norah Jones.
Past shows include The Rainbow
Night, TheCarlyle, “Tatiana’s
Swing Caravan” and “Do You Zazou?” at Joe’s
Pub, the New York Hot Jazz Festival, The
Salon at the Empire Rooftop, the New York Botanical Garden,
concerts for the French Ambassador in Washington DC on Bastille
Day, the New York City Opera gala at the Plaza,
private concerts for the Prince of Saudi Arabia, opening night of George
Clooney’s “Monuments Men”.
Tatiana Eva-Marie frequently guest stars
Webster & Friends. Past shows include the Frankie
Manning Tribute festival in Toronto, the London
Lindy Exchange, the Catalina Swing Dance Festival and
the Canadian Swing Championships.
When in New York, she performs regularly
in clubs, speakeasies and restaurants around the city, such as The
Lambs Club, Apotheke, The National Arts Club, Le Cirque, The
Soho Grand Hotel, The
Standard Hotel, the Manderley Bar at the McKittrick Hotel (home of Sleep
No More)… Visit the shows page
for detailed information.