30th anniversary of ONJ
Jazz à la Villette Festival

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The Orchestre National de Jazz celebrated its 30th anniversary on September 2, 2016 at Jazz à la Villette Festival (Paris) over a special evening included the ONJ Olivier Benoit and nine historical artistic directors of the orchestra. An extraordinary concert enriched by the presence  of Elise Caron and Yael Naim, two singers who have crossed paths with the ONJ, and the participation of students or former students of the Paris Conservatoire and Norwegian Academy of Music.

FIRST PART : ONJ OLIVIER BENOIT : EUROPA BERLIN 

With OLIVIER BENOIT artistic direction, composition, guitar
JEAN DOUSTEYSSIER clarinets
ALEXANDRA GRIMAL tenor saxophone
HUGUES MAYOT alto saxophone
FABRICE MARTINEZ trumpet
FIDEL FOURNEYRON trombone
THÉO CECCALDI violin
SOPHIE AGNEL piano
PAUL BROUSSEAU Fender Rhodes, effects
SYLVAIN DANIEL electric bass
ERIC ECHAMPARD drums

SECOND PART : ONJ 30 ANS !

With ONJ OLIVIER BENOIT
FRANÇOIS JEANNEAU
ANTOINE HERVÉ
CLAUDE BARTHÉLEMY
DENIS BADAULT
LAURENT CUGNY
DIDIER LEVALLET
PAOLO DAMIANI
FRANCK TORTILLER
DANIEL YVINEC 
Special guests ÉLISE CARON & YAEL NAIM

With the participation of
PASCAL MABIT ALTO SAXOPHONE  – KRISTOFFER ALBERT TENOR SAXOPHONE  (NMH Oslo) – SIMON CORNEILLE BARITONE SAXOPHONE (CNSM Paris) – TIMOTHÉE QUOST TRUMPET (CNSM Paris) – HUGUES MORISSET TRUMPET (CNSM Paris) – JULES JASSEF TRUMPET (CNSM Paris) – LUCAS SPILER TROMBONE (CNSM Paris) – MAGNUS MURPHY-JOELSON TROMBONE (NMH Oslo) – MAXIME MOREL BASS TROMBONE, TUBA – RAPHAEL OLIVIER BEUF GUITAR (CNSM Paris).