At midday in front of the bars of the village
Le Blauzac Big Band supported by the Canibal Dandies
To entertain you at the entrance to the festival and at the bar
Wild Cat Feet Warmers
The Feetwarmers will warm the feet of the festival goers. Habitually they warm the feet of Germans or Swiss, but they will attempt to acclimatise themselves to the festive warmth of Blauzac and raise temperatures even more!
Jean-Christophe Minati - trumpet
Rémi Messin - saxophone soprano
Laurent Martin - double bass
Sébastien Barra - banjo
Soul & Jazz
Since 2015, the Soul Jazz Rebels have already performed over 100 times in both festivals and clubs. They go from festival to clubs to share their love for music. They compose their own music faithfully to the roots of blues and jazz. They keep the tradition of the authentic soul jazz sound.
A first album Chitlin' Circuit was released in 2016 (Black Stamp Music). It includes 8 originals with each member's personal style. It has been recorded totally live on a vintage tape recorder without any editing or digital trick, thus creating a very natural result. The tune Inner City Street has been chosen for a live video performance. This video reaches over 40,000 views on YouTube.
A new album was released in 2019 under the eponymous name Soul Jazz Rebels (Black Stamp Music). The 9 new originals are based on timeless tradition: blues, gospel, jazz, afro-jazz... The musicians assume their passion for a melodic jazz, with a great groove and a bluesy feeling. On stage as in the studio, they play frankly and spontaneously. The music is delivered with an obvious generosity.
As time goes by, the enthusiasm for the Soul Jazz Rebels is growing. The music is warm and sincere, it pleases both experts and neophytes. The commitment of the musicians and their fresh new music makes this group perhaps one of the most touching at the moment.
Jean Vernheres - saxophone, composition
Curille Amourette - guitair composition
Hervé Saint-Guirons - Hammond organ, composition
Ton Ton Salut - drums, composition
Gunhild Carling was born in Sweden in 1975. She’s a Swedish jazz musician and multi-instrumentalist. Gunhild plays trombone, bagpipes, trumpet, recorder, string instruments (such as banjo, ukulele and harp), and will often showcase all of her skills in one song, sometimes casually breaking into a tap dance or song. Carling competed as a celebrity dancer in Let’s Dance 2014 on TV4, being placed third.
In 2013, she performed with her ‘Carling Big Band’ at the Royal Palace in Stockholm in the celebration of King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Ruby Jubilee. In 2016, Carling performed at King Carl XVI Gustaf’s 70th birthday celebration. She was recently featured as a singer and multi-instrumentalist in several of Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox’s adaptations of pop songs, which include a jazz swing version of Rick Astley’s “Never Going to Give You Up”, a 1920s jazz swing version of “Material Girl”, a vintage jazz version of Europe’s “The Final Countdown”, a jazz cover of Pharrell Williams’ “Happy”, and a 1920s hot jazz cover of ABBA’s “Dancing Queen”. She was featured at TEDxArendal, speaking about and playing trombone, which she has said is her favorite instrument. Carling often expresses her affection and respect for artists from early jazz, and especially the seminal New Orleans period. Among others, she refers to the influences of Louis Armstrong, Freddie Keppard, Jelly Roll Morton, Bix Beiderbecke, and Billie Holiday. Holiday’s influence is patent in Carling’s singing style.
Gunhild Carling - vocals, harp,, bagpipes, saxaphone, trombone, tap....
Petronella Carling - trombone
Max Carling - clarinet, saxophone
Ulf Carling - drums
Linnea Carling - banjo
Nanna Carling - sax