Gael Horellou

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Alto saxophone, composition, arrangements.

Revealed in the Mu collective in Mâcon in the Nineties. His involvement in electro-jazz fusion (Laurent de Wilde, NHX, Cosmik Connection ...) does not prevent him from establishing himself as a musician and composer of the hexagonal jazz scene.

« Gaël Horellou is one of the most creative improvisers of the last ten years. »
Guillaume Bregeras – Jazzman

Florent Gac

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Organ.

Born in 1978, he regularly accompanied guitarists David Reinhardt, Hugo Lippi and Gildas Boclé. He has been present on the jazz scene since 2000, his style is inspired as much by the young generation (Larry Goldings, Sam Yahel ...) as by the masters of the Hammond (Jimmy Smith, Larry Young, Jack MacDuff ...).

Nicolas Beaulieu

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Guitar.

Eclectic musician, he left Reunion in 2002 to follow the teachings of the Music Academy International (Nancy) of which he will leave major in jazz. He later became the first guitarist to obtain the Gold Medal of Jazz at the National Conservatory of Reunion. He spent a lot of time between Reunion, the metropolis and Germany, where he developed numerous merger projects (Ninjazz Qtet, Nice Place Quintet, Kolamaya trio ...).

In 2010, he returned to Réunion to settle there. (Gael Horellou, Francois Jeanneau, Simon Goubert, Didyé Ker Grain, Antoine Hervé, Iza, Bernard Brancard, Bastèr, and many other artists, including Walto Qtet, Moïse Ichama Group and Professor Jah Pinpin New Qtet. , Natacha Tortillard, Ticok Vellaye, Frédéric Joron ...).

Vincent Phileas

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Percussions, voice.

A must-have musician on the Island, he has been a pupil of Nicolas Moucazambo and has played for many years with Danyèl Waro. He also accompanied Tiloun and played and recorded with Christine Salem, Moriarty, Iza, Les Mariunes...

Since 2014, he is professor of percussion at the CRR of Reunion Island.

Frédéric Ilata

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Percussions, voice.

He made his debut in the Lélé Family's kabars when he was a child. Now he plays with many maloya artists (Eno Zangoun, Gérard Clara, Zarlor Zéne’t Panon, Baba Koul...).

Vincent Aly Béril

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Percussions, voice.

Multi-instrumentalist and music therapist, he is part of the “new school” of Reunion Island percussionists. He began to play with maloya artists in kabars (Zarlor, Kaliko, Zenfan Lamour, Les Lézards Hachés...).

Emilie Maillot

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Percussions, voice.

Surrounded by dance hall orchestras since childhood, Emilie began to frequent the choirs of Reunion Island at the age of 12. She is currently studying "traditional music" at the Reunion Island Conservatory, and she plays as chorist and percussionist in many bands (Bat’Karé, Olivier Cadet, Kèr Sonz, EMA Orchestra...).