My 5th album as leader, a trio with
Yoni Zelnik (Géraldine Laurent, Avishai Cohen, Yonathan Avishai...)
on acoustic bass and Jeff Ballard (Chick Corea, Brad Melhdau,
Ray Charles...) on drums has been released at the end of February
on the jazz&people label.
What the press is saying :
Jazz Magazine, CHOC
"The osmosis with his longtime accomplice Yoni Zelnik and a luminous Jeff Ballard makes all the beauty of Falling Grace...from each note emerges a timeless grace."
Le Soir (Belgium)
"It's happiness. This album is classy, very classy"
"The finesse and authority that Pilon demonstrates in his appropriations is admirable"
"a free and emotional musical universe, where a beautiful trio expresses itself"
"...a very subtle aerial playing, stating Pilon as one of the most worthy heirs of the contemporary jazz guitarists ..."
France Musique, album of the Week FIP
"State of Grace...One of those rare records where every note feels right"
TSF (Radio), disc of the day :
"A trio of rare elegance"
Couleur Jazz, HIT
"Romain Pilon has no equal in revealing the richness of a melodic line by developing in the most natural way solos built with rigor and logic"
« Pilon has a flawless technique and a delicacy of sound that makes his expositions of these familiar pieces about mesmeric »