On the occasion of a carte blanche at the Gaume Jazz Festival in 2013, pianist Eve Beuvens decides to move away from the intimate forms of music she usually likes: she has surrounded herself with six musicians and created "Heptatomic", a strong group combining young talents and established players.
Two years later, the septet presents its first album, lying somewhere between lyricism and free jazz.
Since the release of her first album "Noordzee" published in 2008, Eve Beuvens has continued her quest for harmony of contrasts and music without artifice, continuously gaining in color and richness.
The repertoire written specifically for the project and signed entirely by her pen reveals the many facets of her musical personality and demonstrates that lyricism and energy are not incompatible. The delicacy and refinement of her compositions give way to sequences of adventurous frenzy. The piano playing, confident and flexible, is beautifully accompanied by this new 'dream team' that offers an invigorating, intelligent and contemporary jazz, full of atomic energy ...!
Heptatomic "La lettre du scribe à la Joconde" by Joop Pareyn
Heptatomic "Live à Flagey" filmed by Mael Lagadec
The photos of the CD by Silvano Magnone
Heptatomic on the Jazz Marathon in may 2014