DDJ

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DDJ

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After a budding session between three musicians in Paris in December 2005, the group DDJ was established. Since 2003 Yann Joussein and Julien Desprez have been working together, and was then joined by the saxophonist Benjamin Dousteyssier, straight after his arrival in Paris from Marciac. The direction of their music has undergone radical change; the complementary nature of their musical personalities enabling them to see the trio and develop an approach to music in a novel way; and with no bass instrument, the way in which compositions are made leaves each player at increased liberty to interpret and improvise. Ready to surprise the public at any moment and even to surprise themselves, these musicians oscillate between atmospheres of far-out pop to heavy metal enough to electrify the crowd. Influenced by jazz, free jazz, pop, rock, improvised music and contemporary music, the trio forges an identity through music both written and improvised. After nearly two years on the scene, DDJ has made its mark in the industry, playing at Jazz à Vienne 2006, le festival de Marciac 2006 et 2007, France Musique for radio program « La cour des grands », la Défense jazz festival, and Hagenfesten in Dala-Floda, Sweden, as well as playing various club dates on tours in central Europe.

Additional information

Année

2008

Artiste

Benjamin Dousteyssier

Groupe

DDJ

Artist(s)
Benjamin Dousteyssier
Yann Joussein
Julien Desprez

Band(s)
DDJ

Tracklist

  1. Amok
  2. Tricky Bzz
  3. Impro Chantier
  4. Beef
  5. Ric Peuh
  6. Sound wall
  7. T’as Cr…
  8. Absence Ornitologique
  9. Noise

Credits

Benjamin Dousteyssier : saxophonesYann Joussein : drumsJulien Desprez : guitarRecording : Paris . February 15th-16th 2008Engineering : Lucie LaricqMastering : Björn BaummannArtwork : Vanessa Rey-CoyrehourcqDesign : Benoît Legrain