Fondation des États-Unis | Tuesday, 18 October at 8 pm: Cine-concert : Jazz in pictures | LEGG Quartet
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Tuesday, 18 October at 8 pm: Cine-concert : Jazz in pictures | LEGG Quartet

As part of the Jazz à la Cité festival, the Fondation des Etats-Unis proposes to celebrate jazz in pictures with a cine-concert. The LEGG Quartet will accompany silent films from the early 20th century. On the programme: Charles Chaplin, Georges Méliès, Segundo de Chomon, Loïe Fuller, Winsor McCay and Walt Disney, with the help of Lobster Films, specialised in the restoration of old films.

Formed in 2015, the LEGG Quartet is a group of friends of the IMEP (formerly the American School of Modern Music) who aim to continue playing together professionally. The LEGG Quartet is a true workshop of ideas and creation, drawing on the individual career paths of each of its members.

Gabriel López, drums

Gabriel Lopéz holds a Bachelor’s degree in classical percussion and moved to Paris to study jazz and drums. Student at the IMEP, he is part of various groups such as The Stain Way, Janeire, Naylor, The Jazz Impostors, playing on stages such as Sunset Sunside, Studio l’Ermitage, Théâtre de la Madeleine, or Théâtre de la Cité internationale…

Eyal Naim, piano

Now based in Paris, Eyal is beginning to perform in Israel as a DJ and is also studying production techniques in electronic music. He started composing in 2008 and is now working on his first EP, a mix of fragile melodies and folktronica with mystical virtues.

Louis Haynes, bass

Bassist of British origin, Louis Haynes is currently studying at the GPEI. His groove is inspired by multiple influences: Motown, Nu-Soul, Jazz, and HipHop. He participates in many projects and is the bassist of Maë, a Nu-Soul band on songs composed by the singer Maë :

Guillaume Boisseau, guitar

Guitarist studying at IMEP – Paris College of Music.

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