Carte blanche à... Maxime Bender

Mxime Bender - Graeme Stephen Group

After a first successful collaboration at the Edinburgh Jazzfestival in 2012, Maxime Bender and Graeme Stephen have done a small UK Tour in October 2013 and will be in Luxemburg in December 2013.

Graeme Stephen has absorbed a whole range of influences from the classic pre-bop of Charlie Christian through to contemporary icons like Bill Frisell but is finding his own way to make use of that legacy The Scotsman

One of the finest guitar trio records of recent years.... brimful of ideas and sensitivity. Mike Butler - Newcastle metro

Stephen's music speaks loudly of ambition, imagination, nous, and harmonic adventure yet teemed with the sort of tuneful realisation that swells the heart Rob Adams - The Herald

In 2011 Graeme won the Instrumentalist of the year award at the scottish Jazz Awards.

La série d'Apéro's Jazz est une coproduction Centre Culturel de Rencontre Abbaye de Neumünster (CCRN)/JAIL (Jazz in Luxembourg)/Brasserie Le Neumünster

Graeme Stephen - g
Maxime Bender - sax