september, 2018

26sep19:00EST-FRA Jazz Fest: Le CoOn (FRA) & Titoks (EST)19:00 Jazzklubi WALK, J.Kuperjanovi 63, Valga


LE COON (France)

Francois Badeau – diatonic accordion
Elie Dalibert – alto saxophone
Mateo Guyon – percussion, vibraphone

Le CoOn was created in 2013 and is a group combined of three musicians who appraise
different aesthetics. It’s an ensemble which is influenced by traditional, pop and
improvisational music, it offers the listeners an instant and intense musical experience. The
harmony of diatonic accordion, saxophone, drums and vibraphone arises a landscape of music
that resembles to film music.

Le CoOn performs in Valga jazz club on 26 September and in NO99 jazz club on 28

TITOKS (Estonia)

Kristjan Rudanovski – violin
Jaanis Kill – guitar
Robert Nõmmann – double bass

Masterly and detailed, emotional and spirited group will make an impression on anyone who
has had the pleasure of hearing them play. Titoks is made uo pf three friends, young, but
already quite experienced musicians who, thanks to years of playing together, have achieved
the perfect harmony both in minds and in the world of sounds.

The trio will play the finest songs of Django Reinhardt, unforgettable melodies of Raimond
Valgre, and the most beautiful compositions of the classical worlds, all of which, of course,
bearing in mind the gypsy-jazz. The improvisational dialogue and virtuosity of Titoks make
the listener feel emotions that are difficult to forget.

Titoks performs at Valga jazz club WALK on 26 September and in Pärnu Endla Jazz Club 28


The concert will start at 7 p.m. and is held in hotel Metsis.


Tickets are sold on-site. Ticket price is €10, preferential price is €7, for free under 7 years of
age. Preferential prices apply to schoolchildren, owners of the Jazz Car Wash loyalty card,
and members of the Jazz Estonia.

EST-FRA Jazz Fest

The French-Estonian jazz festival EST-FRA Jazz Fest will be held in Estonia for the first time
this September. The festival brings together two cultures and five distinctive ensembles to
create a cross-cultural jazz fusion. The festival takes place on September 26-28 in Estonian
cities, it connects the music and tastes of France and Estonia and celebrates the beginning of a
new collaboration with Nantes Jazz Action. The concerts will be held in Tallinn, Tartu,
Pärnu, Valga, and Võru.

Three unique French jazz ensembles will be performing at EST-FRA Jazz Fest: David
Chevallier Trio, Colunia, and Le CoON. The French ensembles will be joined on stage by the
acclaimed Bad Habits Trio and talented young gypsy-jazz trio Titoks from Estonia.

The first volume of EST-FRA Jazz Fest took place in March 2018 in the city of Nantes,
France, where Kadri Voorand Trio, Peedu Kass Momentum, and Jaak Sooäär & Aleksei
Kruglov 4tet performed alongside local French artists. On September 26-28, the follow-up
festival will be held in Estonia: three ensembles from Nantes will be warmly welcomed to
Estonia to perform and run workshops in various cities.

Festival program:
26 September at Valga jazz club WALK: Le CoOn (FRA) and Titoks (EST)
26 September at Võru Jazz Club: Colunia (FRA) and Bad Habits Trio (EST)
27 September at Tartu Erinevate Tubade Klubi: David Chevallier Trio (FRA) and Bad Habits
Trio (EST)
28 September at Pärnu Endla Jazz Club: Colunia (FRA) and Titoks (EST)
28 September at Tallinn jazz club NO99: David Chevallier Trio (FRA) and Le CoOn (FRA),
food festival: tastes of France and Estonia.


(Kolmapäev) 19:00


Jazzklubi WALK

J.Kuperjanovi 63, Valga