FAÏZ LAMOURI QUARTET
Faïz Lamouri – Saxophone
Jeremy Hinnekens – Piano
Gabriel Midon – Double bass
Thomas Delor – Drums
Quoted as “a new star in the Jazz world” by the RTL radio in France and as “young prodigy” (Soir Echos), Faïz Lamouri has established himself as one of the most prominent jazz saxophonists of his generation. Rooted in North Africa, New York and Paris, his music transports the listener into a unique musical universe that is both explosive and captivating.
In 2008, Faïz Lamouri obtained a scholarship of excellence to study at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York.During his years in NYC, Faïz has given concerts in many jazz clubs including the Tutuma Social Club, Fat Cat, Smalls and the prestigious Dizzy’s Club.In 2010, he performed at the famous Iridium Jazz club opening for Kenny Garret as part of the “New Stars Series”.He graduated with honors from the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in May 2011.
Back in France in 2013, Faïz Lamouri regularly performs in jazz clubs and festivals in Europe and around the world.In 2016, he released his first album of original compositions, Wonders, on the Soprane Records label.Critically acclaimed by the press, the album is regularly featured on international jazz radios.
«Faïz Lamouri strongly impressed me on this album: a warm and unique sound, a dazzling virtuosity and a stunning sense of improvisation and composition.» Alex Dutilh, Open Jazz, France Musique
Faïz Lamouri, « Wonders » – Soprane Records (2016)