Album info

Album-Release:
2018

HRA-Release:
20.04.2018

Label: Neuklang

Genre: Jazz

Subgenre: Contemporary Jazz

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  • 1Far from the World07:25
  • 2Tokyo05:22
  • 3Lost Among Ghosts05:52
  • 4Tribute to an Old Man03:53
  • 5Arising Twilight01:19
  • 6The Fall04:55
  • 7Nothing's Real04:03
  • 8The Wayward Heroe03:53
  • 9Universal Citizen09:57
  • Total Runtime46:39

Info for Universal Citizen



"Universal Citizen" is dedicated to an open­minded approach, spanning beyond cultures, religions, nationalities, countries and habits. It is a call for the reunification of human civilization; a celebration of the universal thread binding us all.

„I chose the title Universal Citizen for the album and for one of the compositions of this album, to describe the importance of being beyond a nationality, a religion or a community. This aspect of being open-minded and universal is a key for living in our world today. We are of course all different, with many many different habits, knowledge, opinions, but we are all looking to the same goal; life and happiness. Around this common goal, there is no geographic boarders that can separate people, we all want the same. I wrote the music of this album in this sense and I feel extremely thrilled about releasing it, because it expresses my need to unify people through music, my passion.“

David Tixier, Klavier
Rafael Jerjen, double bass
Lada Obradovic, drums
Special guests:
Mike Moreno, guitar (tracks 1, 3, 8)
Sachal Vasandani, voice (tracks 4, 7)



David Tixier Trio
is a fresh and new sound of compositions. Its originality comes from the three musicians playing organically together; honesty, complicity, energy, surprise, and mutual inner quest are the main components of this music.

Created in February 2016, the David Tixier Trio has played among other venues, at Sunside-Sunset in Paris, Sala Clamores in Madrid, Alexander Platz Jazz Club in Rome, at B-Flat Jazz Club in Berlin, at Satchmo Jazz Club, Maribor, at Jazz En Ville Festival 2016, and Jazz En Baie Festival 2016, France.

The trio has been finalist of the Jazz Competition in Jazz En Ville Festival 2016, and the Jazz Avenir Competition 2016 in the Mont Saint Michel's Bay, Normandie (France). During the semi-final selections of the International Matmut Jazz Orchestra Price 2016, the David Tixier Trio was chosen beside other 15 semi-finalists by the jury among 403 other international bands. In November 2016, the band was among the semi-finalists of the International online competition « 7 Virtual Jazz Clubs » and in December 2016, the trio was semi-finalist of the international competition B-Jazz held in Belgium. In May 2017, the trio was finalists of the "Tremplin Jeunes Talents" for the festival "Saint Germain Des Près" taking place at Sunset-Sunside Jazz Club, Paris.

This album contains no booklet.

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