Frenchaxe

Homebase:France

Genre:French Chanson
Sylvain on Guitar&Voc, leader of Frenchaxe.
The music of Sylvain is fresh and attractive. But, it is also familiar. This is because the compositions, all original, draw from many diverse styles. This is kind of “world music”, all tied together by lyrically crafted melodies, choice harmonies and Sylvain’s French vocals. He has been a jazz guitarist and a composer for TV for over 25 years for national and international TV ads, TV series and put together this solid quartet featuring his skillful guitar playing and an in-the-pocket rhythm section of acoustic bass and hand percussion. All in all, masterful, soulful and very satisfying music.
Rob Allgeyer on Accordion and piano and Hammond B3 organ comes from a long line of professional musicians. At age 6, he started his musical journey first as an organist, then drummer, then pianist. Trained at the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music (CCM), Rob was part of the Jazz Ensemble and top Jazz Combo, as well as the featured pianist in many student recitals and on several CDs.
For the past twenty years, Rob has performed extensively as a sideman and leading his own trio and quartet. He has performed with the late David “Fathead” Newman, Nashville-based jazz vocalist Annie Sellick, saxophonist/composer Gordon Brisker, Brazilian guitarist Bruno Mangueira, as well as many of the top musicians in the Greater Cincinnati region.
Rob is also currently playing with the Ron Jones Quartet of Louisville. Rob also performed with Jones when he served as artist-in-residence at Purdue University in 2010.
Eric Sayer on Upright Bass & Electric Bass has played the bass professionally for 32 yrs. He’s performed throughout the States, Canada, Brazil, France, and the Caribbean
Mark Milliron on Drums & Hand Percussion began playing the drums at age 7.
He is a graduate of the School for Creative & Performing Arts,
studied at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, has played in orchestras, jazz ensembles, musicals, also travels and performs around the US with an Irish
Sylvain Acher est né en France. Il se lance dans la musique à l’adolescence puis, au travers de ses voyages en Italie et en France, s’intéresse à la musique jazz. Lorsqu’il déménage aux Etats-Unis, il devient compositeur pour séries télévisées et publicités pour les Etats-Unis mais aussi en Amérique latine et en Europe. Il se dédie aussi toujours à la scène parallelement.

Performance Lineup:

04/28/2018 2:45 pm LUS LA Craft Biergarten
04/29/2018 4:30 pm JD Bank Pavillon de Cuisine
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