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  • SÉLÈNE SAINT-AIMÉ QUINTET July 2023
  • SÉLÈNE SAINT-AIMÉ QUINTET July 2023
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SÉLÈNE SAINT-AIMÉ QUINTET

Sélène is an Afro-French contrabassist, singer, poet and composer with Caribbean and West African origins. She studied with internationally acclaimed bassists Ron Carter and Lonnie Plaxico as well as saxophonist, conceptualist Steve Coleman. Sélène lately received a “Victoire du Jazz 2021” award in the “Rising star” category for her highly acclaimed first record "Mare Undarum". Her second recording, "Potomitan", out in March 2022 is already esteemed by the international press.

Sélène has also built a non-profit alongside Martinican percussionist Boris Reine-Adélaïde called Afropolis that aims to promote and develop the practice of traditional music from Martinique.

Line Up

Sélène Saint-Aimé, acoustic bass, vocals
Hermon Mehari, trumpet
Irving Acao, tenor saxophone
Sonny Troupé, drums/ka
Boris Reine-Adélaïde, bèlè drum

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Tourdates

30.07.2023  end of tour

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