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Michel Meis

Born in 1989, Michel Meis belongs to the new generation of Luxembourgish jazz musicians and regularly proves his versatility and openness through numerous projects.
  After years of style shaping and sound experiments, his 4tet is about to make its mark on the European jazz scene with a sonic vocabulary that skillfully blends the traditional palette of drums, trombone, piano and double bass with the fresh approach and the broad musical background of open-minded and fearless musicians. The result is an exciting modern jazz where free and experimental improvisations meet well-crafted compositions. Where a rhythm, bursting with energy and vivacity, meets introverted and lyrical melodies. Where conventional jazz elements meet a clever and subtle use of jungle beats and electronic sound effects. Although a true powerhouse drummer, Michel Meis gives enough room for the other instruments to unfold, thus emphasizing the cohesiveness and harmony of the project.

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State of Mind
Gilles Grethen & Strings
Michel Meis 4Tet
Time Suite - Jazz Thing Next Generation Vol. 88
Gilles Grethen Quartet
Lost in Translation - Jazz Thing Next Generation Vol. 76
Michel Meis 4tet


Michel Meis 4tet – Lost in Translation (Album Trailer)