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NICOLAS THYS

· Abercrombie, John
· Alessi, Ralph
· Altekamp, Sebastian
· Anderson, Jay
· Andrzejewski, Max
· Antoniou, Giorgos
· Arends, Fabian
· Backhaus, Tobias
· Baron, Joey
· Beets, Marius
· Berne, Tim
· Bernstein, Peter
· Black, Jim
· Blake, Seamus
· Boehlee, Karel
· Borel, Pierre
· Brodbeck, Jean-Paul
· Burgwinkel, Jonas
· Böhm, Rainer
· Carrothers, Bill
· Cheek, Chris
· Chisholm, Hayden
· Copland, Marc
· Cowherd, Jon
· de Fatima, Maria
· del Fra, Riccardo
· Delius, Tobias
· Dell, Christopher
· di Gioia, Roberto
· Dixon, Ben
· Donkin, Phil
· Egli, Dominic
· Enders, Johannes
· Foster, Al
· Friedrich, Jürgen
· Fuhr, Dietmar
· Gille, Sebastian
· Gisler, Fabian
· Goldings, Larry
· Goldsby, John
· Graupe, Ronny
· Gress, Drew
· Hagans, Tim
· Harris, Sam
· Hart, Billy
· Hays, Kevin
· Hébert, John
· Heise, Julius
· Held, Pablo
· Hirshfield, Jeff
· Hoenig, Ari
· Hollander, Rick
· Hollenbeck, John
· Kaufmann, Achim
· Kent, Oliver
· Kimbrough, Frank
· Klein, Niels
· Kolli, Valdi
· Konitz, Lee
· Kruemmling, Martin
· Landfermann, Robert
· Landolf, Domenic
· Lang, Walter
· Lauer, Johannes
· le Fleming, Orlando
· Lewis, Victor
· Liebman, Dave
· Lillinger, Christian
· Maddren, James
· Martucci, Tony
· Meinhold, Niko
· Moreno, Tony
· Moreno, Joyce
· Moreno, Mike
· Moret, Patrice
· Motian, Paul
· Murodate, Aya
· Mutzke, Menzel
· Nuss, Hubert
· Nussbaum, Adam
· O'Mara, Peter
· Olah, Ernö
· Osby, Greg
· Palesano, Antonio
· Pallemaerts, Dré
· Peacock, Gary
· Pechlof, Kathrin
· Penman, Matt
· Peuker, Peter
· Pichler, Matthias
· Poor, Ted
· Potratz, Oliver
· Radley, Nate
· Raible, Claus
· Rainey, Tom
· Rieser, Dan
· Rifflet, Silvain
· Riley, John
· Roelofs, Joris
· Rohrer, Samuel
· Rosato, Rick
· Ross, Florian
· Rossy, Jorge
· Rueckert, Jochen
· Ruocco, John
· Rückert, Thomas
· Saito, Taiko
· Schlamb, Peter
· Scholly, Norbert
· Schouten, Koen
· Schrijner, Marie-José
· Schröder, John
· Schröteler, Daniel
· Schumacher, Pascal
· Scofield, John
· Scott, Ryan
· Seizer, Jason
· Serierse, Marcel
· Shepik, Brad
· Sieverts, Henning
· Spallati, Igor
· Speed, Chris
· Stabenow, Thomas
· Steffens, Liesbeth
· Steidle, Oliver
· Stein, Bastian
· Stemeseder, Elias
· Stewart, Bill
· Stillman, Loren
· Street, Ben
· Taborn, Craig
· Taylor, John
· Terzic, Dejan
· Thuillier, Françoise
· Thys, Nicolas
· Turner, Mark
· Vallon, Colin
· van Gelder, Ben
· Verheyen, Robin
· Versace, Gary
· Webber, Anna
· Weber, Florian
· Weidenmueller, Johannes
· Weidner, Christian
· Weinrib, Craig
· Weiss, Doug
· Werner, Kenny
· Westergaard, Jonas
· Wogram, Nils
· Wylie, James

· 12 Miniatures
· A Night at the Village Vanguard
· Aliens Deliberating
· Alone
· Alone Together
· Am I Asking Too Much?
· Amateur Dentist
· Another Place
· Anthem
· Ashiya
· Ballads
· Beautiful Lily
· Blackbird
· Blind Date
· Blue In Green
· Breve
· Castaways
· Cats and Dogs
· Charm Offensive
· Choral
· Cinema Paradiso
· Crosstalk
· Diegesis
· Don't Blame Me
· Double Quartet
· Dream Boogie
· Dust Of Doubt
· Elders
· Every Hour of the Light and Dark
· Fair Way
· Family Life
· Feed The Birds
· Five on One
· For Promotion Only - Vol. 1
· Forest of Oblivion
· Glow
· Grund
· Home Row
· I Love Paris
· Imaginarium
· Incandescence
· Insight
· Joy Spring
· Juvenile
· Keep Your Sunny Side Up
· Koko
· Kyrill
· Later
· Lineage
· Lotus Blossom
· Mechanism
· Mirage
· Modinha - NYTR Vol. 1
· Monosuite
· Music
· New Brighton
· Night Whispers - NYTR Vol. 3
· Night Will Fall
· Percussive Mechanics
· Poesia
· Pollock
· Ramshackle Serenade
· Recondita Armonia
· Refraction
· Reprise
· Seismo
· Serendipity
· Sir Lemuel's Dance
· Skylark
· Solstice
· Some Love Songs
· Some More Love Songs
· Somewhere Meeting Nobody
· Soprano
· Space Squid
· Speak to Me
· Spoom
· Starbound
· Stay There
· Stella
· Symmethree
· Symmetry
· The Best Is Yet To Come
· The Book of Colours
· The Inward Song
· The Melody
· The Sky Inside
· The Trio Meets John Scofield
· The White Belt
· Time Being
· Trio Live
· Variations
· Verivyr
· Viktor
· Virgo
· Voices - NYTR Vol. 2
· Wanderlust
· Winter Fruits

· 12 Miniatures
· A Night at the Village Vanguard
· Aliens Deliberating
· Alone
· Alone Together
· Am I Asking Too Much?
· Amateur Dentist
· Another Place
· Anthem
· Ashiya
· Ballads
· Beautiful Lily
· Blackbird
· Blind Date
· Blue In Green
· Breve
· Castaways
· Cats and Dogs
· Charm Offensive
· Choral
· Cinema Paradiso
· Crosstalk
· Diegesis
· Don't Blame Me
· Double Quartet
· Dream Boogie
· Dust Of Doubt
· Elders
· Every Hour of the Light and Dark
· Fair Way
· Family Life
· Feed The Birds
· Five on One
· For Promotion Only - Vol. 1
· Forest of Oblivion
· Glow
· Grund
· Home Row
· I Love Paris
· Imaginarium
· Incandescence
· Insight
· Joy Spring
· Juvenile
· Keep Your Sunny Side Up
· Koko
· Kyrill
· Later
· Lineage
· Lotus Blossom
· Mechanism
· Mirage
· Modinha - NYTR Vol. 1
· Monosuite
· Music
· New Brighton
· Night Whispers - NYTR Vol. 3
· Night Will Fall
· Percussive Mechanics
· Poesia
· Pollock
· Ramshackle Serenade
· Recondita Armonia
· Refraction
· Reprise
· Seismo
· Serendipity
· Sir Lemuel's Dance
· Skylark
· Solstice
· Some Love Songs
· Some More Love Songs
· Somewhere Meeting Nobody
· Soprano
· Space Squid
· Speak to Me
· Spoom
· Starbound
· Stay There
· Stella
· Symmethree
· Symmetry
· The Best Is Yet To Come
· The Book of Colours
· The Inward Song
· The Melody
· The Sky Inside
· The Trio Meets John Scofield
· The White Belt
· Time Being
· Trio Live
· Variations
· Verivyr
· Viktor
· Virgo
· Voices - NYTR Vol. 2
· Wanderlust
· Winter Fruits

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Born in 1968, the Belgian Nicolas Thys is a much sought-after sideman, whether it be in his home city of Brussels, or during the eight years (1999-2007) that he lived in New York City. For this CD he has put together an exciting quintet, and composed pieces explicitly for this band. Pirouet CD listeners will recognise Thys from his work with pianist Bill Carrothers ("I Love Paris"). He has worked with usicians and groups spanning a variety of styles, including Mal Waldron, Zap Mama, Lee Konitz, and Brazilian Girls. Thys knows many musical worlds from the inside-out, and elements from these worlds flow finely back into his music.


  
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"... Virgo is full of incredibly sensuous sounds, constantly challenging the intellect." (Arnaldo Desoutero, Jazz Station)

Nicolas Thys · Virgo

Nicolas Thys bass
Chris Cheek tenor saxophone
Jon Cowherd piano
Ryan Scott guitar
Dan Rieser drums

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Maria de Fatima · Stella

Maria de Fatima vocals
Sebastian Altekamp piano
Nicolas Thys bass

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"There is a nostalgic, analog warmth in these pieces that recall Evans' famous recordings 50 years ago, while at the same time showing how far piano trio practice has come since that time. Carrothers turns in a definitive trio set a the definitive jazz club." (C. Michael Bailey, All About Jazz)

Bill Carrothers Trio · A Night at the Village Vanguard

Bill Carrothers piano
Nicolas Thys bass
Dré Pallemaerts drums

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"It is Verheyen's ability to find every creative possibility within a limited framework that puts Starbound over the top, and adds Verheyen to the list of reasons why jazz in the 21st century will be just fine." (J. Hunter, All About Jazz)

Robin Verheyen · Starbound

Robin Verheyen soprano & tenor saxophone
Bill Carrothers piano
Nicolas Thys bass
Dré Pallemaerts drums

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"... Carrothers is a harmony-rich player with an uncanny ability to see the greater potential of both hands in concert..." (John Kelman - AllAboutJazz.com)

Bill Carrothers · I Love Paris

Bill Carrothers piano
Nicolas Thys bass
Dré Pallemaerts drums

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"... Because Seizer, this strict solitary person has been someone who has been worth listening to for years. He has a powerful, finely modulated tone on his tenor saxophone. He can bring ballads to an enriched shimmer of colors and load speedy "Bepop" phrases with a rough brilliance and luminous powers and, above all, he knows how to dose his tones in such a way that there is never the impression of blank eloquence. ..." (Roland Spiegel - Abendzeitung, Munich)

Jason Seizer · Fair Way

Jason Seizer tenor saxophone
Marc Copland piano
Nicolas Thys bass
Rick Hollander drums

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"... The sounds appear in their extreme transparency and lyrical flow, offer music from the quieter side of life which shows a high level of injured emotions and yearning warmth in a gentle and nuance-rich interaction of singing, piano, bass and drums. ..." (Tobias Böcker - Jazz Zeitung, Germany)

Walter Lang · Lotus Blossom

Walter Lang piano
Aya Murodate vocals
Nicolas Thys bass
Rick Hollander drums

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