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posted the 21 February 2018

Roc Thursdays

Jazz, pop-jazz, by way of blues: the lounge-bar at Le Roc des Tours offers special moments rich in discoveries every Thursday evening.

Dominique Fillon in concert at Le Roc des Tours

On February 25th at 7:30 pm the pianist Dominique Fillon, accompanied by his wife the violinist Akemi Fillon, will give a concert at Le Roc des Tours. Then on Thursday, March 1st the pianist returns with the musicians of the New Latin Trio for moments of pure improvisation

A musical break to share with family or friends that offers the opportunity to interact with the artists at a cocktail party.

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A few words about Dominique Fillon

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Lulled by the classical music that his father listened to every day and the English-language pop that his three brothers loved, it was at the age of 11 that Dominique Fillon began to compose and learn the piano.

Jazz pianist in the bars of the city of Le Mans, he left high school to dedicate himself full-time to music, and moved to Paris in 1989 to join the American School of Modern Music.

It was in the 2000s that the publisher Michel Fedoroff suggested to him to make a piano-based album.

This idea kicked off his solo career with his first album, “Detours”. Subsequently, he composed and recorded three further albums.

Dominique Fillon news

  • “Americas”, recorded in Chicago with Steve Rodby, Nic Cecire, Ulf Wakenius, Olivier Roman Garcia and Youn Sun Nah.
  • “As it comes” commissioned by a Japanese label, Atelier Sawano, recorded with Francis Arnaud and Kevin Reveyrand.
  • “Born in 68” recorded with Sylvain Gontard, Laurent Vernerey, Jean-Marc Robin and Fred Soul.

Since 2009, Dominique Fillon has frequently visited Japan, a country he particularly likes, where he gives concerts and works with great Japanese artists.