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Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: April 19, 1974

Album after album, through an ever increasing number of line-ups and experiences, Alban Darche has been building a highly original, free-spirited and coherent body of work. He's the ingenious leader of the AD3 trio (with bassist Frédéric Chiffoleau and drummer Emmanuel Birault) and of Gros Cube (formerly Le Cube), a 15-strong big band featuring the finest jazz talents in the country, with several albums to its name, the latest dating from 2007 and featuring vocalist Katerine. In addition to his personal projects, Alban Darche is also a member of Jean-Louis Pommier's Qüntêt and Fred Pallem's Sacre du Tympan, and has worked with, amongst others, Gabor Gado, Tim Berne, Marc Ducret, Julien Lourau, Kenny Wheeler, Driss El Maloumi, Baptiste Trotignon and André Minvielle...
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” It holds up well under several listenings and reveals Alban Darche to not only be a fine saxophonist but a creative arranger-composer.” ~ Scott Yanow, All Music Guide

“[…] Alban Darche formed a trio, where the musical styles rub against each other. The playing is colossal especially the powerful and inventive rhythm-section. This band reflects the personal universe of Darche, which takes a malicious pleasure to express an organic, stirring up and concise music. […] it could be the birth of a major trio. As the title of the album suggests it “trickster”, the band blurs with trick and fraud the musical boundaries...

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Music

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    L’OrphiCube: Perception Instantanée

    Yolk Records
    2014
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    my Xmas traX

    Pépin & Plume
    2014
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    Perception instantanée

    Yolk Records
    2014
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    Alban Darche & Le Gros Cube Présentent Queen Bishop

    Sort Of Records
    2013
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    L’OrphiCube

    Pépin Et Plume
    2013
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    Polar Mood

    Sort Of Records
    2008
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    La Martipontine

    Sort Of Records
    2005
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