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Title
Tarkovsky Quartet
Performer
François Couturier  (piano) Anja Lechner  (cello) Jean-Louis Matinier  (accordeon) Jean-Marc Larché  (saxofoon) Tarkovsky Quartet
Publisher
ECM Records, 2011
1 cd
Playing time
01:02:20
EAN
0602527425269
CDR
JE33092
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 8 times in Flemish libraries

About François Couturier

François Couturier (born 2 May 1950 in Fleury-les-Aubrais, Orléans) is a French jazz pianist.

Biography

Couturier began learning piano at the age of six. A year after earning his degree in classical piano and musicology in 1977, he met Jacques Thollot's quartet bassist Jean-Paul Céléa, with whom he formed a duo. Between 1981 and 1983, Couturier toured with John McLaughlin, with whom he also recorded. Over time, he played with French jazz musicians such as André Ceccarelli, Eddy Louiss, Michel Portal, François Jeanneau and with Daniel Humair. After first meeting during the 1985 edition of the Festival de Carthage, Couturier collaborated on Tunisian oud player Anouar Brahem's albums Khomsa (1994), Le pas du Chat Noir (2001) and Le Voyage de Sahar (2005), and the two have toured together several times since 2001.

In 2006, his album Nostalghia – A Song for Tarkovsky was released on the label ECM Re…Read more on Wikipedia

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