The French jazz ensemble follows in Jack Kérouac’s, Allen Ginsberg’s and William Burrough’s footsteps. Driven by the pulsation of the intellectual and literary movement of the « Beat Generation », the 8 virtuosos set to music the contrarian poets’ texts which are interpreted by the luminous voice of Caroline Sentis.
“Thanks for the American dream,
To vulgarize and to falsify until the bare lies shine through Thanks for the KKK…” William S. Burroughs, Thanksgiving Day Nov. 28 1986, Tornado Alley, 1989
With: Alfred Vilayleck [direction, composition, bass], Matthieu Chédeville [soprano saxophone], Armel Courrée [alto saxophone], Jérôme Dufour [tenor saxophone], Pascal Bouvier [trombone], Samuel Mastorakis [vibraphone], Daniel Moreau [keyboards], Julien Grégoire [drums], Caroline Sentis [voice, singing]