Moutin brothers
photo Axelle du Rouret.

In April 2019, the


will release its third album



François Moutin -
upright bass
Louis Moutin - drums
Manu Codjia - guitar
Paul Lay - piano
Christophe Monniot - alto & sopranino saxophone

Record company : Labory Jazz

It has been recorded on october 7th 8th and 9th, 2018 at studio Sextan in Malakoff (Paris area)
right after the quintet flew back to France from its last US tour

To present this new release to the US audience,
The quintet will be on the road for another tour in the USA
from April 17th through April 20th, 2019

Starting in Cleveland, OH, then going to New York City,  to Harrisburg, PA
and to Easton, PA (Williams Center for the Arts / Lafayette College)

Back to France in May, the
Moutin Factory Quintet
will celebrate the release of Mythical River with a concert for the parisian audience at the
Studio de l'Ermitage
on May 15th, 2019

On May 29th 2019, the quintet will play a concert in the major festival

Jazz sous les Pommiers

Jazz sous les Pommier will also organise on May 28th - as a preview in a cinema in Coutances
the screening of the documentary movie

"Mississippi Dreaming"

This road movie has been shot by the film director Bruce Frankel in september 2018,
during the Mississippi part of the previous US tour of the Moutin Factory Quintet
(Chicago, St Louis, Sainte Genevieve, Memphis, Baton Rouge, New Orleans)

Then, in June, after 3 concerts in the famous Dunkerque Jazz Club

the quintet will go back to Paris to play for the program "Jazz sur le Vif" in the prestigious venue
Maison de Radio France - Studio 104
on June 15th 2019

Later, the Moutin Factory Quintet will play in various festivals and venues, including
the Rhino Jazz Fest and the Nancy Jazz Pulsation


Beside their activities with the Moutin Factory Quintet,
the Moutin brothers together are involved in other projects :

Together with the comedians Axelle du Rouret and Philippe Berodot,
they are creating a music/theater project
that mixes the poetry of the french poet Guillaume Apollinaire
with special music and songs created by the Moutin brothers



A first reading of this show will be presented in Paris
on March 31st
at the
New Morning

François and Louis Moutin are also artists in residence
at the Festival Rhino Jazz
from November 2018 through October 2019.

Through this year of residence they will lead workshops with
the studens of music schools (St Etienne and Saint Chamond conservatory of music)
and also participate to many jam sessions with some of the best local musicians.
a concert of restitution of this work will be persented at the

Rhino Jazz Festival
October 13th, 2019

The Moutin brothers have also started a collaboration with two wonderfull
young saxophone players

Franck Pilandon - tenor saxophone
Gaspard Baradel - alto saxophone

The quartet that they form together plays compositions by the brothers
and has already appeared in some festivals like Jazz en Tête in Clermont Ferrand.

They will play a concert at the

Rhino Jazz Festival
October 12th, 2019 



Monk's Medley
bass&dms duet by François Moutin & Louis Moutin

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