We’ve been fans of Grand Pianoramax ever since the launch of this site over five years ago. The group, now made up of Leo Tardin on keys, Dominik Burkhalter on drums and rapper Black Cracker skillfully blends jazz, hip hop, rock and funk to create music that is both poetic and enticing. Watch a full concert video from their March 2014 performance at the Jazz A Vaulx Festival in France, in support of their fourth release Till There’s Nothing Left. If you like what you hear, you can purchase the album via Grand Pianoramax’s Bandcamp. Video courtesy of Arte expires March 30th.
Sébastien Hélary co-founded Nextbop in 2009 with the objective of introducing modern jazz music to a younger generation of fans. Aside from music, his other main obsession is food, particularly ramen and other Japanese delicacies.