Born in Barcelona and based in Paris, Ramon Fossati is a trombonist, composer and arranger.
Fossati begins his career as a guitarist, debuting in Barcelona in 1986. In 1989 he moves to Paris, where he founds and directs, together with vibraphonist Oriol Bordas, the Paris-Barcelona Swing Connection, a nonet that impacts Europe with 4 albums and more than 500 concerts between 1990 and 1995.
“Following Ellington-Mingus-Kirk’s influences, their music speeds through the pure jazz highway, far away from type-casting or forced thematic restrictions. (…) The group’s sounds, that freshly amalgamate all jazz languages, brings us with ‘FrEaKs’ a wide variety of new sensations, with such original textures, arrangements and atmospheres. (…) A great CD that you’ll devour from beginning to end, like a good film.”
Karles Torra, journalist
“Five in Orbit’s album ‘FrEaKs’ is what I call an album/door: a close and hazy universe threshold, melancholic and strong, tactile and ethereal
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