Pianist and organist, Emmanuel Bex, is a major name on the French musical scene, and an international Jazz performer. Performing live at the Accra Jazz Festival, Emmanuel Bex showed mastery over the Hammond organ as he joined his team to entertain the audience.
In 1990, Emmanuel Bex created the ‘Bex'tet’ quintet with Gilles Renne (guitar), Guillaume Naturel (saxophone), Guillaume Kervel (steel-drums) and Olivier Renne (drums) and recorded the album Enfance in 1991. At the Accra Jazz Festival, his acolytes, Tristan Bex (on the drums) and Antonin Fresson (on the guitar) completed the ‘Bex’tet’ that took the audience into the paradise of jazz.
Being skilled in the art, he won the 1st prize in piano, bassoon, chamber music, specialized music theory, harmony, and musical analysis.
Bex has an extensive resumeé decorated with concerts, recordings, and international tours with artists such as Turk Mauro, Barney Wilen, Aldo Romano, Babik Reinhardt, Gordon Beck, Bireli Lagrene, André Ceccarelli, and Glenn Ferris. Many awards punctuate his creations: Composition Prize de la Sacem (1984), Shock of the Year Jazzman (1991), Prix Django Reinhardt (1995), and the Django d’Or at the victories of Jazz (2002) and 2003.
As a committed artist, Bex transmits values ??that he considers inseparable from jazz such as democracy, openness, sharing, and living together.
For his dexterity in the art of Jazz, Emmanuel Bex has been described in the Jazz Magazine as “an immense organist, today without competition.” “Emmanuel Bex is one of the most impressive figures in European jazz”, according to Armand Meignan, Europe Jazz Festival.
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