Music is a very important part of French culture. We are expecting a great lineup of French and Francophile bands on our stage throughout the day.
Eat, drink, and dance along to classic and contemporary French music.
Saturday, September 29th 2012 – 11am to 5pm
Kim and Tony – 11:00 am
“Kim and Tony” is a duo that revives the Bal-Musette sound of Paris in the 1930’s and 40’s, drawing inspiration from the great musicians of that era.
Ju’L is a french poet and composer , pianist-singer who drives you through a sensitive and mischevious universe with elegance and love in a wonderful smile._
Mademoiselle Fleur performs some of the most beautiful pieces of French music (with her own arrangements) and enjoys to do this in New York, this jazzy city that is now her home.
World music artist Eleanor Dubinsky sings soulful songs that fuse the sultriness of bossa nova, the longing of soul, the vulnerability of folk, and the earthy sophistication of jazz.
Yacine Boularès, is a French-Tunisian saxophonist and composer who obtained a Bachelor of Music from the Conservatoire de Paris and from the New School for Jazz & Contemporary Music.
Marine Futin is a French singer songwriter/musician. Her eclectic sound and her mature tone captivate the ear with the softness of her words. Her lyrics, sensitive and poetic, make her universe a comfortable place to listen. _
Saturday, September 29th 2012 – La Soirée – 6:30pm to 11pm
Perle Lama is a Francophone singer, from the French Carribean Islands. She is famous for her albums “Challenger’s”, “Mizikasoleil” and “Perle l’Amazone”. Her style features smooths sounds from the French Carribean Islands that will make you want to dance endlessly.
Located in Harlem, New York, the band is composed of French and American performers. Through original compositions and covers’ arrangements, their purpose is to bring back to life a certain type of sound from the late 60′s early 70′s Soul, Jazz and Gospel.
One of France’s most renowned artists, Emilie Simon, launched her career in 2003 and immediately captured the imagination of a large audience with her sprawling and elegant musical fantasies, earning three Victoires de la Musique during the course of her first three albums.
Sunday, September 30th 2012 - 11am to 6pm
As a child, Ourida began with theatre and stage, piano, trumpet and by dint of reading loudly Michaux’s poems with Tom Waits’ music in the background, she naturally started singing.
Antoine Bleck has been playing piano for a very long time, but only started to write music when he was 30, after he bought his first keyboard. ___ __________
Gifted young artist from France Alexis Juliard draws inspirations from soul greats like Al Green and Marvin Gaye, as well as Bob Marley and French Music.
Alex Jacquemin is a modern jazz guitarist with a driving penchant for originality. He did not pick up his first guitar until the age of 16, but worked on his mastery of the intrument with such disciplined devotion that he was formally teaching others how to play by his fourth year.
Flo Ankah is a pluridisciplinary performer. She moved to New York City to hone her skills in theater, opera voice, on-camera acting, and graduated from the Merce Cunningham Studio in modern dance, but also in long-form improvisation from the Upright Citizens’ Brigade.
Gabriel Hermida (Argentinian Guitar Player) & Yael Barel (French/Israeli Singer) have been working together for the last year all over the city. They combine various kind of music such as Chansons francaises, Bossa, Samba, Oriental and Arabic, Latino, Jazz, Rock…
Join our Newsletter for up to date information on Le Taste of France Show’s music lineup !
HOW TO PARTICIPATE?
If you are a French or Francophile band/singer interested in performing during Le Taste of France, you are in luck. It is very important to Le Taste of France Show organizers that we include local and independent artists in our events. If interested please contact Eve-Marie Duménil:
firstname.lastname@example.org – tel: 347 322 6581