After many years studying with the legendary Indian flautist Hariprasad Chaurasia,
Guillaume Barraud explores the sound of the bansuri with his contemporary jazz quartet.


Arcana: The Indo-Jazz Sessions

RELEASED 9TH FEBRUARY 2018

‘ to be applauded and enjoyed ’

— Songlines UK

‘ never fails to turn up interesting results ’

— Shindig Magazine UK

‘ Révélation ! . . . une belle surprise ’

— Jazz Magazine FR

‘ à mettre entre les oreilles des plus exigents amateurs de jazz ’

— La Gazette Bleue FR

‘ les superbes “Indo-Jazz Sessions” propulsent d’emblée ce groupe au rang des formations actuelles les plus convaincantes ’

— La Terrasse FR

A woodwind instrument whose ancient origin is
in Northern India, the bansuri is a transverse flute
made of hollow bamboo with a deep, warm tone colour.
It is associated with Lord Krishna: the shepherd, the lover.
Its close resemblance to the human voice gives the flute
a prominent role among Indian classical instruments.
Breath finds its own voice as it is blown through
the flute, revealing a subtle, spellbinding song.

ARCANA

The Indo-Jazz Sessions

After many years studying
with the legendary Indian flautist
Hariprasad Chaurasia, Guīllaume Barraud
explores the sound of the bansuri,
with his contemporary jazz quartet.

‘to be applauded and enjoyed’

— Songlines UK

‘never fails to turn up interesting results’

— Shindig Magazine UK

Révélation!… une belle surprise’

— Jazz Magazine FR

‘à mettre entre les oreilles des plus exigents amateurs de jazz’

— La Gazette Bleue FR

‘les superbes ‘Indo-Jazz Sessions’ propulsent d’emblée ce groupe au rang des formations actuelles les plus convaincantes’

— La Terrasse FR

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June 23, 2021 GUILLAUME BARRAUD 4TET - Paris, FR — Poterne des Peupliers
July 18, 2021 SOLO PERFORMANCE - Paris, FR — Philharmonie de Paris
July 28, 2021 SOLO PERFORMANCE - Paris, FR — Philharmonie de Paris
September 1, 2021 Artist Residency - Vaux-sur-Seine, FR — Pavillon d'Artois
September 2, 2021 Artist Residency - Vaux-sur-Seine, FR — Pavillon d'Artois
September 3, 2021 Artist Residency - Vaux-sur-Seine, FR — Pavillon d'Artois
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