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New interviews, new videos and new album 

Here are some new videos from the Brassens 100 concert at Barbes in October. 

It was a red-hot night of French-fried chanson with talented musicians including Steven Ulrich, Jonathan Singer, Roman Elsener, Quentin Jennings, Olivier Conan, Andrew Hall, Chris Stromquist, and many more.

Voici une interview qui viens de parraitre au sujet du projet Brassens sur la radio Suisse RFJ. This interview about Pierre de Gaillande's Brassens project just posted on Swiss radio station RFJ.

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Et voici une émission sur le centenaire de Brassens a Sète sur RFI, avec une interview de Pierre. And here's a segment on the 100th birthday of Brassens on RFI, featuring and interview with Pierre.

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The new 6-song EP by Bad Reputation / Pierre de Gaillande is here. Buy or download 6 new versions of Brassens in English! Only available HERE.

 

Concerts in France and new CD 

For the hundredth birthday of legendary French poet singer Georges Brassens in October 2021Pierre de Gaillande will be in France for four exceptional concerts, joined by a trio of exceptional musicians including Joel Favreau, acclaimed guitarist who accompanied Brassens, and  Alexander Leitao on accordion and Andrew Hall on bass. 

On October 10th at 2:30PM, de Gaillande and trio will perform at Parc Georges Brassens in the 15th arrondissement of Paris as part of Les 34es Journées Georges Brassens et de la chanson française.

On October 13th at 9PM, de Gaillande, Leitao and Hall will play the Sunset / Sunside in Paris, as part of the Festival du Jazz Sur Seine 2021, sharing the bill with the amazing Contrebrassens (Bassist/singer playing a Brassens repertoire.) 
 

October 14th at Theatre Thenardier in Montreuil, Paris, at 8:30PM, de Gaillande and trio share the stage with Contrebrassens, alternating songs and collaborating for a night of song and swing dedicated to Brassens. 
http://theatre-thenardier.com 

And on the 15th of October at Bateau Rocqerols in Sete at 8PM, the trio play a concert in the birthplace of Brassens, on a boat! With Brassens' original guitarist, a week before his 100th birthday! What a night, what a dream! 
https://en.tourisme-sete.com/bateau-roquerols-sete.html 

 

Bad Reputation's latest recording is here!  Bad Réputation 6-song EP presents six new translation/adaptations of French song by Pierre de Gaillande, including five by Brassens and one special exception; "The Pacifist" by Boris Vian. Only on CD, for sale HERE or at the concerts.

Pierre de Gaillande Interview in Hexagone #19 

Check out a five page interview about Pierre de Gaillande's Bad Reputation Brassens project by Philippe Sizaire in the latest issue of Hexagone #19. Part of a 74 page spread on the life and work of Brassens. Available in actual print in actual newsstands in France, and online at http://hexagone.me/boutique 

Une très bonne interview dans Hexagone avec Pierre de Gaillande sur son projet Brassens, Bad Reputation par Philippe Sizaire. Hexagone #19, 74 pages sur Brassens! Achetez-le dans les kiosques ou en ligne ici: http://hexagone.me/boutique