Having a solid jazz and classical music background, upright bassist and trombonist Olivier Hébert is at ease in both these worlds. On the other hand, he regularly works as a composer and arranger. His last recording with his hybrid octet, blending a strings quartet with a jazz combo is titled Correspondance. It showcases the refinement of is writing and the uniqueness of his musical personality. His orchestration and composing skills are brought to life by the virtuosity of his fellows musicians. His first eponymous release was out in 2013.
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