French quartet presents jazz concert to HCM City’s music lovers

A Jazz concert featuring the French quartet Samy Thiébault will take place at Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music on November 25.

The group includes saxophonist Samy Thiébault, pianist Adrien Chicot, contrabassist Sylvain Romano and percussionist Philippe Soirat who were trained in the prestigious Higher National Conservatory for Music of Paris.

Saxophonist Samy Thiébault has conquered and earned international reputation on the Jazz scene in a few years. He’s also described as “A Coltrane specialist in the best sense of the term” (Le Nouvel Observateur). His Asia tour this time will be an opportunity for him and his quartet to unveil the highly anticipated compositions from his new albums: “Wild Songs”, released in October 2016.

The concert is part of the European Music Festival 2016 that being held in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from November 18-December 3. In this 15th edition of the festival, Vietnamese audience will enjoy 16 top-notch performances by virtuoso artists from Austria, Belgium (Wallonia-Brussel), France, Germany, Italy, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Sweden.

By Minh Vuong – Translated by Kim Khanh

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