Benoît
Sourisse

Bio

Born in 1964, this French pianist / organist has already revealed his improviser's talents as soloist, but also beside inescapable personality of the jazz. In 1994, Didier Lockwood suggests him participating in his various projects: in the piano, quintet and quartet (" Round About Silence ", on 1998) as well as in the organ Hammond (D. Lockwood Trio and " New Quartet " on 2003). Didier also confides him the musical direction of his albums: "Storyboard" recorded in 1996 in New York (Steve Gadd, James Genius, J.Di Francesco).

Born in 1964, this French pianist / organist has already revealed his improviser's talents as soloist, but also beside inescapable personality of the jazz. In 1994, Didier Lockwood suggests him participating in his various projects: in the piano, quintet and quartet (" Round About Silence ", on 1998) as well as in the organ Hammond (D. Lockwood Trio and " New Quartet " on 2003). Didier also confides him the musical direction of his albums: "Storyboard" recorded in 1996 in New York (Steve Gadd, James Genius, J.Di Francesco) - " Newspaper of a User of the Space 2 " (in 1999, Opera of D. Lockwood and Charlotte Nessi on a notebook of G.Perec). Sanctimonious realize orchestrations. "Tribute to Stéphane Grappelli" (in 2000 with Bireli Lagrène and N.H.O.P). These numerous tours give him the occasion to share the stage with Michel Petrucciani, Martial Solal, John Scofield, Michel Portal, Mike Stern, Toots Thielemans... And this mostly with his "alter ego"; André Charlier (to the battery) with whom he works for more than fifteen years. They dedicate both a big energy to their duet " Charlier / Sourisse ". Their album " Gemini " (where Sanctimonious mix the tones of the organ Hammond to those of the piano) taken out in April, 2001 presents, besides talented guests of the new French generation such as Stéphane Guillaume (soprano sax) and Olivier Ker Ourio (harmonica), one of the most appreciated of the saxophonists current tenors, Jerry Bergonzi. Big passionate person of Blues, co-founder in 1989 of the group " CAPTAIN haberdasher "; with which he gave more than 900 concerts, Sanctimonious also work today on Jean - Jacques Milteau's highly-rated within his various training courses (of the duet in seven). Fascinated by pedagogy, Benoît Sourisse teaches the improvisation to the Superior National Music academy of Lyon since 1988, as well as through of numerous "Masterclass" in all France.

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Album Title Alt. Duration Compo/Artist Description Keywords
CEZ4109 Set 'Em Up Joe
[CEZ4109 - 1]
1 2'19 Benoît Sourisse, André Charlier Sensual & nocturnal. Hammond organ & rhythm. jazz ballad, Fender rhodes, bluesy, lazy, relaxed, striptease [...]
CEZ4109 Set 'Em Up Joe 2
[CEZ4109 - 2]
0 2'19 Benoît Sourisse, André Charlier Sensual & nocturnal. Solo Hammond organ. Fender rhodes, bluesy, lazy, intimate, relaxed, romantic comedy [...]
CEZ4107 Funk City
[CEZ4107 - 11]
0 3'16 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse, Manuel Galvin, Jean Gobinet Progressive jazz. Determined & serioux. Trumpet, electric guitar & rhythm. jazz rock, retro American serie, 1970, film noir, investigation, muted trumpet [...]
CEZ4054 Roadhouse Blues
[CEZ4054 - 28]
0 2'30 André Charlier, Michel Gaucher, Benoît Sourisse Flickerin neon light... Jazzy blues band with sax. Cool swing. tenor saxophone, jazz be-bop, jazz, new wave (cinema), 1960, driving [...]
CEZ4053 Sweet Sunday
[CEZ4053 - 27]
0 2'28 Benoît Sourisse Homely piece. Warm solo Rhodes piano playing gentle. Fender rhodes, intimate, smooth, romantic comedy, United States of America, jazzy [...]
CEZ4054 One For the Blues
[CEZ4054 - 29]
0 2'32 Jean Jacques Milteau, André Charlier, Manuel Galvin, Benoît Sourisse Let the good times roll... Straight Chicago blues. Electric band with harmonica. Chicago blues, diatonic harmonica, United States of America, tracking shot, 1960, lively [...]
CEZ4047 Op Art
[CEZ4047 - 40]
0 2'27 Michel Gaucher, Benoît Sourisse "Groovy & rhythmic fun. Entertaining. ""Singing flute"" & Hammond organ." singing flute, pop art, 1960, abstract art, happy & joyful, 1950 [...]
CEZ4044 Black and White
[CEZ4044 - 26]
0 4'04 Manuel Galvin, Jean Gobinet, Benoît Sourisse "Like a good old ""whodunit"". Flugelhorn, keyboards & guitar." flugel horn, nocturnal, new wave (cinema), jazz ballad, social drama, wandering [...]
CEZ4039 Trains
[CEZ4039 - 7]
0 3'01 Jean Jacques Milteau, Manuel Galvin, Benoît Sourisse Jumping a freught train & pretending to be Jack Kerouac... Harmonica, Piano, guitars & [...] trains, road movie, tracking shot, driving, United States of America, fiery [...]
CEZ4039 Homeward Bound
[CEZ4039 - 28]
0 2'49 Jean Jacques Milteau, Manuel Galvin, Benoît Sourisse Ever faster... Harmonica, guitar and drums... road movie, country, muffled, guitars (all), beds, urgent [...]
CEZ4401 Sin City
[CEZ4401 - 1]
0 2'22 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse 70's. TV Show. Opening. Determined & positive. Electric guitar, big band & rhythm. retro American serie, daytime TV, 1970, brass section, big band, California [...]
CEZ4401 An American in Rio
[CEZ4401 - 10]
0 2'36 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse 70's - 80's. TV series. Bossa. Jazzy. Travelling. Melancholic, dancing & determined. [...] 1970, retro cinema, retro American serie, Brazil, flugel horn, lively [...]
CEZ4401 Harlem Pursuit
[CEZ4401 - 11]
0 1'50 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse 70's - 80's. TV series. Funky. Urgent & tense. Break & harpsichord @ 0'32. Electric [...] retro American serie, suspense, chase, 1970, driving, United States of America [...]
CEZ4401 A Lovely Witch
[CEZ4401 - 12]
0 1'35 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse 60's. TV series. Comedy. Jazzy. Joyful & carefree. Big band, bell tree, xylophone & rhythm. carefree, retro American serie, 1960, retro cinema, comedy, happy & joyful [...]
CEZ4401 Strolling Down Madison
[CEZ4401 - 13]
1 2'09 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse 70's - 80's. TV series. Jazzy. Interrogative & relaxed. Alto flûte, big band, piano, [...] retro American serie, police comedy, 1970, United States of America, film noir, interrogative [...]
CEZ4401 Strolling Down Madison Alternate
[CEZ4401 - 27]
0 0'13 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse 50's Final. Mischievous. Vibraphone & brass. ironical & mischievous, 1970, United States of America, interrogative, 1960, retro American serie [...]
CEZ4401 Miami Police Department
[CEZ4401 - 14]
0 2'39 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse 70's - 80's. TV series. Exotic, jazzy & mysterious. Marimba, alto flute, basse clarinet, [...] 1970, retro American serie, police comedy, jazzy, Miami, big band [...]
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