Over the last few years Yann Cole participated in diverse projects with great bands and artists, such as the great singer "Amalya" &
had the the honor to play as a sideman for a few gigs or for one night with exceptionnal artists such as -
- Jai Malano, Big Jay McNelly, Carlton J. Smith, Myra Washington, Amalya, Sax Gordon.
BENEFITING FROM A VERY 'OFF BEATEN PATH' EXPERIENCE
for a French musician-
Family expatriated to the US, a childhood and adolescence marked by an exploration of the southern states,cradle of 'Afro American Music'. A few years later, Yann moves to Mississippi and here is where his true vocation is revealed, when he starts jaming with local musicians who are quick to show their enthusiasm and support.
A few years ago Yann released his first album which won rave
reviews from the critics and enjoyed great success with the public.
Today the voice and guitar style of the young Parisian is
colored by all the different styles of black american music
Yann mixes soul, funk, jazz, blues & pop to write his own compositions.
His new album 'Movin'On' reveals a very personal & original side to his work. THE SOULBROTHAZ is the name of the band put together by Yann Cole which includes some great Paris musicians & vocalists Laurian Daire, keyboards & vocals, Gino Chantoiseau, bass Sonny Troupé or Enrico Mattioli, drums, Amalya Delepierre or Brenda Hervé & Eva Suissa backing vocals, Vincent Aubert, trombone, PM Humeau, Trumpet, Xavier Quérou or Max Pinto, Saxophone.
THE ECLECTIC MUSICAL JOURNEY
taken by Yann Cole & whether he be accompanied by his usual musicians, solo, or with various different combos, has seen him play many festivals, clubs & private events abroad (Portugal, Italy, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Greece,Senegal, Marocco) such as- Enghien Jazz Festival, Paris New Morning Club
Differdange Blues Express Fest (Luxembourg), Rossano Marco Fiume Blues Festival (Italy), Saint Louis Jazz Festival (Senegal),Zurich Casa Bar Club (Switzerland), Gibo Club (Italy), Mont d'OrBlues Festival, Paris Disneyland Billybob's Club, Paris Hard Rock Café, Montargis Musikair' Festival, Blois Tous Sur le Pont Festival,Paris l''Esprit Jazz Festival,Cantaloup Solstice Festival, Noctamblues Festival Chaumont, Bougy Blues Festival,Curbans Blues Festival, Noyons Blues Festival, Mantes la Jolie Blues sur Seine Festival, Tours American Festival 2015,Tours American Festival 2014, Bagneux Blues Night