Grand Ensemble Koa


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Grand Ensemble Koa is a big band with an atypical instrumentation and an explosive character. They are nine musicians led by bass player/composer Alfred Vilayleck, who mix jazz, and rock, pop and contemporary music, electric and acoustic, improvisation and writing in a unique style that is their own.

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Upcoming shows

 January 2019 > Album release « BEAT » // January 18th 2019 > Jazzèbre> Perpignan [FR – 66] // January 26th 2019 > Café Plum > Lautrec [81] // February 02nd 2019 > La Fraternelle > Saint-Claude [39] // February 07th 2019 > Le Taquin > Toulouse [31] // February 08th 2019 > Le Pannonica > Nantes [44]

Keys dates

From October 29th to November 01st 2018 > Creation residencies « La Danse des Insoumis » > Millau [FR – 12] // November 17th 2017 > Festival Rencontres Koa Jazz – Chai du Terral > Saint-Jean de Védas [FR – 34] // From november 15th to 17th 2017 > Creative residency « BEAT » – Chai du Terral > Saint-Jean de Védas [FR – 34] // November 03th 2016 > Scène Nationale de Narbonne [FR – 11] // From october 31st to november 03rd 2016 > Creative residency « BEAT » > Scène Nationale de Narbonne [FR – 11] // From october 03rd to 07 th 2016 > Creative residency « BEAT » > Conservatoire de Narbonne [FR – 11] // March 10th 2016 > Carreau du Temple – Jazz Fabric > Paris [FR – 75] // October 17th 2015 > Théâtre municipal – Festival Jazzèbre > Perpignan [FR – 66] // October 16th 2015 > Le GAM> Mauguio [FR – 34] // July 21st 2015 > Amphithéâtre du Domaine d’O – Festival Radio France > Montpellier [FR – 34]

> January 11th 2019 : 3rd album release « BEAT » [Collectif Koa / Neuklang / Pias] in France

> January 25th 2019 : 3rd album release « BEAT » [Collectif Koa / Neuklang / Pias] in Germany