Launched in 2011, this label – that aims to be international – represents every facet of today’s jazz, by intertwining giants and young heroes, veterans and promising artists ; tradition and modernity, to which is added urban soul and the new mixing of sounds.
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Tradition Modernity Groove Vibrations Independence
New records by Lucky Peterson, Ahmad Jamal, Sandra Nkaké and Kyle Eastwood.
Ahmad Jamal is awarded a « Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award».
Lucky Peterson wins an « Honor Victory » at the Victoires du Jazz.
Unmissable meeting, in the studio and on stage, between Ahmad Jamal and Abd Al Malik, artist of LE LABEL [PIAS].
Sylvain Rifflet wins the « Album of the year » price at the Victoires du Jazz pour his record "Mechanics".
The folk blues singer Leyla McCalla and the jazz saxophonist Jowee Omicil join JAZZ VILLAGE.
JAZZ VILLAGE becomes part of [PIAS]
The record "Yo" by Roberto Fonsesca sells more than 50 000 copies in Europe.
The ethiopian master Mulatu Astatke sells 10 000 copies of his key record "Sketches of Ethiopia".
Sandra Nkaké wins the « Revelation of the Year » price at the Victoires du Jazz for her record Nothing for Granted.
Signings of Mulatu Astatke, Kyle Eastwood et Chucho Valdés.
Blue Moon, Ahmad Jamal’s masterpiece, sells 50 000 copies internationally
First signed artists : Ahmad Jamal, Roberto Fonseca, Sandra Nkaké.
Jazz Village launch