Pierrick Pédron

Kubic's Cure - CD

  • Cat No.: ACT 9554-2
  • Barcode: 614427955425
  • German Release: 25/04/2014
  • Genre: Crossover, French Jazz

What has The Cure to deal with Jazz? Nothing? But maybe it has. On his new album Pierrick Pédron surprises with his successful trio including Thomas Bramerie (bass) and Franck Aulhorn (drums) by transferring the English Rock-/Wave-/Gothic-Band into an instrumental Jazz context.

Only digitally available

It would seem that cubic forces are compelling Pierrick Pédron to meet the highest challenges. Like keeping alive a trio at the heart of which, in 2012, he accomplished what you might readily call a performance. In the space — only two or three days — of a few crazy hours, those musician-friends undertook the ascent of a magic mountain: the repertoire of Thelonious Monk. And so Kubic’s Monk saw the day, a shockwave of a record whose concision and urgency became allies of a modern music — slipped into a jewel of a setting — whose raw manufacture amplified its uncompromising strength. A single, perfect stroke!But for the saxophonist, there was no question of going back to the well-worn path of "tributes to jazz greats". Pierrick Pédron belongs to the caste of those with a thirst for the unexpected; he's a man whose major love i...

line up

Pierrick Pédron / alto saxophone
Thomas Bramerie / double bass
Franck Agulhon / drums

Médéric Collignon / trumpet
(on 6 & 9)
Thomas De Pourquery / vocals
(on 2, 3 & 5)
Ghamri Boubaker / Zorna Algeroise
& Algerian flute (on 5)

Recording Information

Produced by GiantSteps
Artistic director: Vincent Artaud

Recorded at Studio Mercredi 9, Paris, February 2014
Sound Engineer: Manu Gallet
Mixed by Manu Gallet
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Cover art by Peter Bremer