Grégoire Maret

Americana - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9049-2
  • Barcode: 614427904928
  • German Release: 24/04/2020
  • Genre: Jazz, American Jazz

Harmonica virtuoso Gregoire Maret and acclaimed pianist Romain Collin team up to paint an egalitarian vision of the American Dream, exploring the varied roots of American music alongside guitar visionary Bill Frisell.

CD € 17,50

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Harmonica virtuoso Gregoire Maret and acclaimed pianist Romain Collin team up to paint an egalitarian vision of the American Dream, exploring the varied roots of American music alongside guitar visionary Bill Frisell.“Americana” represents an exciting collaboration between two prodigious musicians: harmonica great Gregoire Maret, and acclaimed pianist Romain Collin. Grégoire Maret is a phenomenon and a master musician. He is a virtuoso with a vivid imagination and a sublime way of giving shape to a melody. Collin, meanwhile, has been described by NPR as “a visionary composer, an extraordinary jazz pianist” and by the Boston Globe as being “among the leading lights of a new breed of players”. Upon meeting each other in New York, the two musicians bonded over a shared love of jazz, song and pure melody. Together they embarked on a projec...

line up

Grégoire Maret / harmonica
Romain Collin / piano, Moog Taurus, pump organ & additional effects
Bill Frisell / electric guitar, acoustic guitar & banjo
Clarence Penn / drums


Recording Information

Recorded by Jeremy Loucas at Bunker Studios, NY
Mixed by Jeremy Loucas at Sear
Sound, NY. Mastered by Alan Silverman at Arf Mastering Studios, NY

Produced by Grégoire Maret & Romain Collin


Cover art by Anna Ley: Plus 1992 (2019) / ACT Art Collection