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Erik Truffaz

Erik Truffaz
Born: Jan 1, 1960 in France
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Genre: Jazz, Other
Biography: During his teenage years, conservatory-trained and award-winning French trumpeter Erik Truffaz was inspired by Miles Davis' Kind of Blue album, an inspiration that informed his early work as a leader. His first album, Nina Valeria, arrived in 1994, and in 2000 Truffaz signed with Blue Note Records and ...Read full biography
The Walk Of The Giant Turtle
Released: 2003
Label: EMI
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French trumpeter Erik Truffaz has been a mover and shaker on the European creative improvisational scene since the mid-'90s. With the release of The Mask (a compilation of three previously released recordings: ...Read full review
Released: 2005
Label: Pop U-Lab
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Erik Truffaz is unusual for a jazz trumpeter in that he keeps his music open not only to early-'70s Miles Davis fusion but hip-hop, Indian music, and even bits of rap. Five of the dozen pieces on Saloua ...Read full review
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