SuPerDog | In the court of the Crimson king
ReleaseD The 13th of January 2017
SuPerDoG is a music group founded by Florent Briqué. This atypical quartet is conceived as a brass trio added to drums. Fred Gardette, Guillaume Nuss, Florent Briqué and Christophe Telbian offer an energic and resonant music of various inspirations.
The power of rock, the improvisation from jazz, the modern writing style along with a touch of electronical sound create a decidedly contemporary aesthetic.
The group’s first repertoire revisits “King Crimson's” music and spirit. After a 3 weeks tour in China, the band releases his debut album in january 2017.
Florent Briqué | trumpet and fluglehorn
Guillaume Nuss | trombon
Fred Gardette | baryton saxophone
Christophe Telbian | drums
Produced by L'Oreille en friche.
Florent Briqué | trompette
Florent Briqué’s musical journey was punctuated with his encounters with famous American and European jazz figures, who became a part of his training process: Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, World Saxophone Quartet, Phil Abraham, François Jeanneau, Eric Marienthal… not to mention the famed festivals he took part in: NJP, Umbria jazz, Jazz à Vienne, les nuits atypiques de Langon, Musiques Métisses Angoulème, l'Esprit Jazz, Africajarc, Jazz à la Vilette, Shanghai Music festival, Hong Kong Jazz festival.
After having directed the Orchestre Régional de Jazz in Lorraine from 2003 to 2005, he is now focusing on the various bands he plays with, such as the trio “Sloth” or the group “The big friche” with whom he is developing the use of Sound Painting. Florent is the holder of a French State Diploma in teaching jazz and improvised music.
Guillaume Nuss | Trombone
Guillaume Nuss is a french hyperactive trombonist!
He discovered music by playing jazz in big bands in Alsace before studying music at the Conservatoire of Strasbourg and Metz. He found his music style by playing with Ozma (Free Groove): together, they won the band prize at the Defense Jazz Festival in Paris and Guillaume won the soloist prize too.
At the same time as feeling free jazz, he develops new electric sounds with trombone and sousaphone in La Fanfare en Pétard, an eclectic current band through he won an award during haizetara street musical insternational contest in Spain.
Now, he lives in Lyon. He continues to open himself to new different artistic creations, like Soul Music with The Buttshakers, or Ska with the Foolish Ska Jazz Orchestra, or Jazz with Franck Wolf Quintet.
Fred Gardette | saxophone baryton
He is fond of jazz and improvised music, and his training as well as his experience have allowed him to be part of many projects of various aesthetics.
Le Duomotocross, les Buttshakers, Bigre, les Jimmy, not forgetting Chut Oscar travelled the length and breadth of French streets, stages, schools and festivals for the greatest delight of curious listeners! He has a French State Diploma in teaching jazz, which is an advantage considering the educational sessions and the ability to adapt to any kind of audience. Fred is a member of Grolektif, a group of overactive musicians from Lyon.
Christophe Telbian | batterie
He is teaching drums in the conservatory of Grenoble since 2007. In 2003, he became a member of the band Elvire (electro) (guest band of Magma, Nills Petter Molvaer, who were selected for the Printemps de Bourges in 2006) and gave a series of concerts in the opera house of Lyon with the trumpet player Paolo Fresu.
Christophe appeared in the Grenoble Jazz Festival, les chapiteaux de l'Isère, Dima jazz de Constantine... He is a member of DDAL XXI, LP septet, Riad Klai project, Karim Maurice Quintet but he is also part of some cross-disciplinary projects: Billard blues (musical reading), Zinécik (concert and cinema).