Grégoire Maret

Jazz Schweiz www.gregoiremaret.com
S Grégoire Maret

Aktuelle Konzerte

Praha 2, New Town Hall mi 24/3 19:30 Edmar Castañeda & Grégoire Maret

Vergangene Konzerte

Mezinárodní hudební festival Dobršská brána 2020 Dobrš, Dobrš 14/8 – 15/8/2020 Mezinárodní hudební festival Dobršská brána 2020
Jazz of Four Continents: Edmar Castañeda & Grégoire Maret Praha 5 – Smíchov, Jazz Dock 22/1/2020 19:00 Jazz of Four Continents: Edmar Castañeda & Grégoire Maret
Grégoire Maret & The French Connection Praha 5 – Smíchov, Jazz Dock 19/10/2016 22:00 Grégoire Maret & The French Connection

Videos

Grégoire Maret Featuring Chris Potter  Blue in Green  Grégoire Maret Featuring Chris Potter – Blue in Green 6:58 19 ×

Über Grégoire Maret

Grégoire moved to New York City to study at the New School University’s Jazz Department in New York City upon graduating from the prestigious Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique de Genève. Today he is one of the most sought after harmonica players in the world: often compared to legends Toots Thielemans and Stevie Wonder, he has been asked to play with many famous musicians, including Youssn’Dour, Me' Shell Ndegeocello, Pete Seeger, David Sanborn, George Benson and Cassandra Wilson. In 2003 he was the subject of Swiss filmmaker Frédéric Baillif’s documentary Sideman, which won several awards. In 2005, Grégoire toured with the Pat Metheny Group, receiving a Grammy for Best Contemporary Jazz Album for their album The Way Up. He also won the Jazz Journalists Association ‘Player of the Year Award’. After his Grammy win, Maret embarked on a two-year tour with the worldclass bassist Marcus Miller and subsequently joined Herbie Hancock’s band. Following his time with Herbie Hancock, he co-led the jazz trio Gaïa with pianist Federico Gonzales Peña and drummer Gene Lake. He also recorded an album, Scenarios, with Andy Milne in 2007. In 2010, Grégoire Maret played at The Concert for the Rainforest with Elton John and Sting.

On March 13, 2012 Maret released his first album as a leader. The eponymous album features such notable guests as vocalist Cassandra Wilson, bassist Marcus Miller, guitarist Raul Midón, Mark Kibble and Alvin Chea of Take 6, and the legendary harmonica player Toots Thielemans.

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