PIERRE FAVRE – THE DRUMMERS
Valeria Zangger dr • Chris Jäger Brown dr • Markus Lauterburg dr • Pierre Favre dr
im Kleintheater in Luzern
Bundesplatz 14 • 6003 Luzern • Tel. 041 210 33 50
Info —> Kleintheater in Luzern
PIERRE FAVRE – KALEIDOSKOP
The week-long visit with Pierre Favre in theater STOK is a great opportunity to hear and experience one of the most important drummers in Europe in an intimate setting – solo, trio, quartet and ensemble and for the first time with his nine-member VOYAGE.
Theater STOK – Zürich
Hirschengraben 42 • 8001 Zürich
Admission: 35.-/20.- box office, no advance sales
Door opening one hour before concert • Barservice
Information and ticket reservations:
Tel.: 044 491 62 41 • email@example.com
Cadence Magazine vol 38
the independent journal of creative improvised music
Interview with Pierre in New York
DRUMS AND DREAMS
Pierre Favre: Drums, Percussion
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3 people I never heard of! It was a fantastic ensemble. I bought a CD of the drummer’s when I was there the week before.
I love it and didn’t want to miss what might be my one chance to see him live. That was a good move since he is incredibly awesome.
I loved having a trombone and guitar to round out the trio.
Pierre Favre is a scion of the improvisation scene in Europe and beyond. There’s always been a reflective element in his drum and percussion work that suggests a slightly conservative disposition which has been manifested in a kind of politeness and reticence. Those two qualities in many respects sum up the music on this disc. While the antithesis of those qualities does not necessarily make for compelling music, in this case of this recording the overall mood is slightly soporific, as if the music could at any time simply merge with the background, never to catch the ear again. [...more ]
Record Label: Intakt Records
This was originally written for the UK music magazine, AVANT, in 2000. Pierre has been an inspiration to me over the years since I first discovered him. His playing and musicianship are impeccable. His drumming is very deep and organic, coming from a place most of us can only dream of. he truly is the klangfarben poet. [...more]