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GoGo Penguin live in Thonon-les-Bains

Dec. 9, 2023 at Maison des Arts du Léman in Thonon-les-Bains, France

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Gogo Penguin is a British instrumental trio that has been making waves in the contemporary jazz scene since their formation in Manchester in 2012. Comprising pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka, and drummer Rob Turner, Gogo Penguin's unique blend of jazz, electronica, and classical music has garnered them critical acclaim and a dedicated fan base. The trio first gained recognition with their debut album "Fanfares," released in 2012 under the Gondwana Records label. This album introduced their distinctive sound characterized by intricate compositions, complex rhythmic patterns, and ... Read on

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GoGo Penguin in concert at Maison des Arts du Léman on Dec. 9, 2023

GoGo Penguin, an acclaimed British instrumental trio, is set to captivate music enthusiasts at their upcoming concert on December 9, 2023, at Maison des Arts du Léman in Thonon-les-Bains, France. Known for their unique blend of jazz, electronica, and classical influences, GoGo Penguin has gained international recognition for their innovative approach to contemporary jazz.

Formed in Manchester in 2009, the band consists of pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka, and drummer Rob Turner. Their music is characterized by intricate compositions that seamlessly fuse acoustic and electronic elements. Drawing inspiration from a diverse range of genres and artists such as Aphex Twin and Brian Eno, GoGo Penguin has developed a distinctive sound that pushes the boundaries of traditional jazz.

The Maison des Arts du Léman serves as an ideal venue for GoGo Penguin's performance. Situated in the picturesque town of Thonon-les-Bains on the shores of Lake Geneva, this cultural center has a rich history of hosting various artistic events. The venue boasts state-of-the-art facilities and a spacious auditorium that provides excellent acoustics, ensuring an immersive experience for concert-goers.

With its commitment to promoting cultural exchange and artistic expression, Maison des Arts du Léman has become a hub for both local and international artists. Its diverse program encompasses music concerts, theater performances, exhibitions, and workshops catering to different interests and age groups. The venue's dedication to nurturing creativity and fostering community engagement has made it a beloved institution among residents and visitors alike.

As GoGo Penguin takes the stage at Maison des Arts du Léman, attendees can expect an evening filled with mesmerizing melodies and virtuosic performances. The band's ability to effortlessly merge traditional jazz instrumentation with contemporary electronic sounds creates an atmospheric and captivating sonic landscape. With their intricate arrangements and improvisational skills, GoGo Penguin promises to deliver a memorable concert experience that transcends musical boundaries.

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