Journal Intime Plays Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix wasn’t just the all-time greatest guitar wrangler, but also a totally unprejudiced and passionate musical maverick, who always looked for the unmapped territory, while simultaneously building a cosmic bridge between endless space and timeless blues. That’s why Jimi would have dug Journal Intime, because the French horn trio understands all that, loves Hendrix and particularly takes his music to the next level without imitating the original. Check out the red hot Lips On Fire album (2010) to prepare for the new Hendrix experience.
Journal Intime is a unique union of three top-notch French avant-jazz adventurers. All of them belong to La Campagnia des Musiques à Ouïr. Bass saxist Frederic Gastard also plays in Melosolex, Marc Ducret Quintet and with many chanson singers, while trumpet player Sylvain Bardiau works with Tricky, Les Faux Frères and Calypso Rose. Trombonist Mathias Mahler is active in Ozma, X’tet and Antigroove Syndicate. They all have also played funk, reggae, salsa and afro. So, yes, they are experienced.