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Forgas Band Phenomena

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Active from  1993
Record label  Cuneiform Records
Genre  Jazz
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Albums  L'Axe du Fou - Axis of Madness, Live at Nearfest 2010, Soleil 12, Acte V
Similar  The Wrong Object, Moving Gelatine Plates, The Muffins, NeBeLNeST, Jack Dupon

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Forgas Band Phenomena is a French instrumental progressive rock and jazz fusion band.

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Inspired by Soft Machine and the Canterbury scene, composer and drummer Patrick Forgas has created the band and is still leading it.

Since 2005, his albums are edited by the American label Cuneiform

Forgas band phenomena acte v


Current line-up

  • Patrick Forgas, drums
  • Sébastien Trognon, tenor, alto and soprano sax, flute
  • Dimitri Alexaline, trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Benjamin Violet, guitar (up to March 2013)
  • Karolina Mlodecka, violin
  • Igor Brover, keyboards
  • Kengo Mochizuki, bass guitar
  • From April 2013, Pierre Schmidt replaces Benjamin Violet, who has joined Tryo as a multi-instrumentist.

    Forgas

  • Cocktail (1977) (2008 reissue by Musea w/ 13 prev. unissued numbers from 1973–79)
  • L’œil (1990)
  • Art d’Écho (1993)
  • Synchronicité (solo) (2002)
  • Forgas Band Phenomena

  • Roue libre (1997)
  • Extra-Lucide (1999)
  • Soleil 12 (Live) (2005)
  • L’Axe du Fou – Axis of Madness (2009)
  • Acte V (2012) (+ dvd from their NEARfest gig on June 19, 2010)
  • Forgas singles

  • Monks (La danse des moines) / Cocktail (1977)
  • Miroir tu triches / À fond la caisse (1982)
  • C'est comme ça la vie / ...Sex move ! (1986)
  • Guest appearances

  • Africa Anteria on 2 cd Hur ! Hommage à la musique de Christian Vander (2009)
  • Filmography

  • 2015: Romantic Warriors III: Canterbury Tales (DVD)
  • Songs

    L'Axe du FouL'Axe du Fou - Axis of Madness · 2009
    Loin d'IssyActe V · 2012
    Double-SensL'Axe du Fou - Axis of Madness · 2009

    References

    Forgas Band Phenomena Wikipedia


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