"This Big Band, whose cohesion is perfect, does full justice to the compositions and arrangements of Claude Bolling. The soloists all tell us beautiful and interesting stories, each in turn. But, above all, we are always totally in it. world of Claude Bolling: one could not hope for a better continuation, a better tribute to this immense musician "

FA - HCF nov 2016 about the 60 years record!

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"It's class! This album represents a kind of climax of the orchestra of Claude Bolling without Bolling. We know that Claude has stopped performing on stage since June 2014, but his musicians, long-time friends, are always present and were keen to produce this collection in which we find the same enthusiasm and the same know-how as in the famous days when Claude himself directed his great formation! Claude had the good idea to pass on the direction to Vincent Cordelette , his regular drummer, and also responsible for the sound recording, the mixing and the recording in his own studio. And the pianistic part? Claude chose one of our best elements, Philippe Milanta, great specialist of Count in his spare time and good connoisseur of large orchestra. As for the other partners, they are all talented musicians who gravitated in the Bolling sphere and are in a way part of the "family" ... "

François Balzer - Jazz Dixie Swing - August 2016 about the record 60 years!

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"Almost an institution. For sixty years, Claude Bolling's big band has occupied a unique place in the jazz landscape, both in France and abroad. Admired for its cohesion, the value of its soloists (.. .) attest to this, over time, some twenty-one recordings and an exceptional longevity. Bolling has passed the torch to Vincent Cordelette, who has led the Big Band since 2014, while Philippe Milanta has taken over the piano. , this tribute disc whose title takes up that of a suite in three movements From CB to CB (...). Exciting! "

Jacques Aboucaya - Jazz Magazine - June 2016 about the 60 years record!

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"... It is a pleasure to hear this remarkable orchestra, one of the very best great formations in the world, whose rich repertoire (...) resuscitates for us the atmosphere of the swing era while adding to it more recent ingredients in the arrangements and the expression of the soloists. A flawless collective enriched by brilliant personalities ... "

Michel Marcheteau - Jazz Dixie Swing - August 2014

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"... It was the kind of thing you hardly expected to happen but there it was 16 French musicians bringing American arrangements to life with more richness, exuberance and finesse than almost American bands you're apt to encounter ..."

Jazztimes

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"Here were French musicians serving us American music with more gusto and polish than almost all American Bands ..."

The New York Post

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"The audience delighted in the rich sounds of a band that one knowledgeable local describes as the best big band in the world ..."

Sun Valley Journal

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