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Sylvie Courvoisier

gaucimusic presents:

Sylvie Courvoisier

8pm:    Solo Piano

9pm:    Sylvie Courvoisier Trio
w/ Thomas Morgan - bass & Kenny Wollesen - drums


**Sylvie Courvoisier is a pianist, composer and improviser. Born in Lausanne, Switzerland, Courvoisier moved to New York in 1998 and has lived in Brooklyn since that time. She has led multiple groups over the years and has recorded 8 albums as a band leader and 50 albums (25 as a co-leader and 25 as a side-person) for different labels, notably ECMTzadik and Intakt Records.

She has been commissioned to write music for concerts, radio, dance and theater.  Since 1996, she has been touring widely with her own groups and as a side person in USA, Canada, Japan, Australia and Europe.  Since 1998 Courvoisier has performed regularly solo and in duo with Mark Feldman. She also co-leads the Miller’s Tale Quartet with Evan Parker, Ikue Mori and Mark Feldman. She has been a member of Mephista with Ikue Mori and Susie Ibarra since 2000. 

Courvoisier regularly performs in a number of John Zorn’s groups and compositional projects including Cobra and the Bagatelle Marathon. Since 2010, she has been working as a pianist and composer for flamenco dancer Israel Galvan's project "La Curva" with more than 150 performances around the world. Galvan and Courvoisier are working on a new project called “Cast-A-Net” with Evan Parker, Mark Feldman and Ikue Mori which will debut in the summer of 2018.**

Earlier Event: February 14
Jesse Dulman Quartet
Later Event: February 28
Angelica Sanchez Trio