Guillaume Nouaux, an essential drummer on the international jazz scene, has performed on the biggest stages and jazz festivals in Europe and regularly participates in tours around the world. With a discography of over a hundred albums, he is also prolific in the studio. Solicited to accompany leading artists from a young age, the list of his fruitful artistic collaborations speaks for itself. He has notably been heard alongside Chuck Berry, Donald Harrison, Steve Lacy, Red Holloway, Scott Robinson, Harry Allen, Scott Hamilton, Bob Wilber, Evan Christopher, Ken Peplowski, Victor Goines, Leroy Jones, Warren Vaché, Wycliffe Gordon, Dan Barrett, John Allred, Lucien Barbarin, Nicki Parrott, Howard Alden, Don Vappie, Cécile McLorin Salvant, David Linx, Didier Lockwood, David Torkanowsky, Dado Moroni, Rossano Sportiello, Butch Thompson, and Jason Marsalis. A sought-after sideman drummer, he remains an accomplished leader and conductor. Several albums he has produced and released under his own name have been awarded the Prix de l'Académie du Jazz (in 2011 and 2020) and the Prix du Hot Club de France (in 2014, 2019 and 2020). Widely praised by the international press, his latest albums as a leader have received critical acclaim throughout Europe, the United States, Russia, Japan, and beyond, all the way to Australia. Also a pedagogue and author of reference works on jazz drums, Guillaume Nouaux is now unanimously recognized by his peers and the press as one of the best specialists of the genre.
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