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Bruno Tocanne

Born: March 19, 1955    Primary Instrument: Drums

Bruno Tocanne

”For the past 20 years , musician, teacher and activist Bruno Tocanne has been a catalyst for improvised music, bringing together some of the most creative musicians on the French and International scenes. Bruno's travels around the globe have resulted in musical encounters with Dave BURELL (USA) Steve POTTS (USA), Yuri KUSNETSOV (Ukraine), Vladimir VOLKOV (Russia), Russ JOHNSON (USA), Jean VANASSE (Canada),Quinsin NACHOFF (Canada), Itaru OKI (Japan), Tom WALSH (Canada), Michael BATES (USA), Louis SCLAVIS(France)...”

Born in Paris in 1955, he began his studies in drums with the drummer Jean Louis Méchali,jazz an improvisation in the Manuel Villaroel and Steve Lacy workshops...
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“A munificent, subtle and lavish drummer !” Jazz Magazine 2008 ”For all those who doubt the benefits of freedom in music, Bruno Tocanne sends a musical message full of rich nuances...” Drums Magazine “Bruno Tocanne is to his drums and cymbals what a japanese calligrpaher is to his art....” Liberation “A catalyst of ideas and emotions, developing ideas on the drumkit through generosity” France Musique ”The unbridled power of Tocanne’s drumming manages...” Whole Note 2009

"4 new dreams !" Tocanne-Blaser-Bates-Gaudillat (IMR 2013) "Libre(s)Ensemble - Octet Le Libre Ensemble (IMR 2011) "5 new dreams" Nachoff – Tocanne Project, (sortie Cristal Records 2008) "Tribute to Syd Barrett" I Overdrive trio : Gordiani – Gaudillat – Tocanne (Cristal 2008) "new dreams nOw !" Trio Tocanne – Martin – Gaudillat , Cristal 2007 "Passeur de temps" Jean-Paul Hervé – Bruno Tocanne, Petit label 2007 "Etats d'urgence" – trio Résistances, Tocanne-Martin-Keller, Cristal 2006 "Global Songs" - trio Résistances, Tocanne – Martin – Keller, Cristal mai 2004 / ELU par Citizen Jazz "Tocade (s)" Bruno Tocanne, Catherine Delaunay, Agapes 2000 "Résistances" - trio Tocanne – Martin – Keller, Agapes 2001 "Coeur de lune" Y’en a qui manquent pas d’air, Nocturne 2002 "Odessa" – Bruno Tocanne Réunion, Quoi de Neuf - 1995 " "Funerals" - Sophia Domancich Trio, Gimini 1992 "Hors Série" – Domancih, Saulnier, Sellam, Tocanne 4tet - Gimini 1990

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Primary Instrument:
Drums

Location:
Montmelas Saint Sorlin

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

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