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Alex Terrier - Le musicien et son jazz View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Saxophonist Alex Terrier talks about how he came to be a jazz musician and shares some photos. Come take a glimpse inside the life of this gifted artist.

Alex Terrier - "Roundtrip" et ses inspirations View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Alex Terrier’s second project as a bandleader, “Roundtrip,” is a critically-acclaimed album in the vein of John Coltrane. Listen to it in full (and for free!) here.

Alex Terrier - Le saxophone - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Alex gives a detailed description of the saxophone and all its different parts. Did you know that, despite its association with jazz music, the saxophone was actually invented in the 1840s for use in military bands?

Alex Terrier - Le saxophone - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Alex explains the differences between the soprano, alto, and tenor saxophones. This is one of those situations where size definitely matters.

Alsace 20 - Femmes d'exception: Christine Ott View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Discover a unique instrument called the ondes Martenot, a precursor to the synthesizer named after its inventor, Maurice Martenot. This electronic piano-like instrument, once a musical sensation in the 1930's, quickly fell into disuse, but is experiencing a revival thanks to Christine Ott, a talented pianist who adopted this unusual instrument and has worked alongside such musical greats as Radiohead and Yann Tiersen.

Alsace 20 - Rencontre avec les membres d'IAM View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Meet the members of IAM, a very popular French rap group originating from Marseille. They discuss their successful career and their latest album, "Arts Martiens" (Martian Arts).

Annie Chartrand - Sa musique View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada

From dreams to reality, putting forth “a little bit of energy each day,” Annie Chartrand, a vocalist who debuted singing behind her bathroom door, burst onto the music scene in 2006. Here is an interview with the singer of Ma blonde est une chanteuse [My Girlfriend Is a Singer]—a group that's actually part of a love story…

Annie Chartrand - Grandir bilingue View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada

The lovely singer tells us in franglais about franglais. She discusses her experiences growing up bilingual in Quebec, her international travels, and why it’s not always a good idea to tell someone if you’ve ripped your pants…

Bertrand Pierre - Sa formation View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Remember Bertrand Pierre, the smooth crooner of “Si vous n’avez rien à me dire”? He’s back to tell us about his background as a musician, and how he stumbled across the Victor Hugo idea…

Bertrand Pierre - Autre Chose View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Bertrand Pierre is back to tell us more about his album: Autre Chose, a tribute to the lesser-known love poems of Victor Hugo.

Bertrand Pierre - Victor Hugo View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Bertrand Pierre was inspired by Victor Hugo, and Victor Hugo was inspired by his very active love life. As it turns out, Hugo’s little love poems make for great song lyrics.

Ça Zap! - Johnny Hallyday est mort à 74 ans

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

France is mourning the death of Johnny Hallyday, the biggest French rock 'n' roll star of all time. With a career spanning fifty-seven years, over one hundred million albums sold, and dozens of hit songs, the "Elvis Presley of France" leaves a huge legacy to his fans who will still be able to enjoy his music.

Charles-Baptiste - Sale type View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Unique and talented young singer-songwriter Charles Baptiste brings us “Sale type”: a lighthearted song for the broken-hearted. Sing it from the rooftops, Charles!

Charles-Baptiste - Je sais View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Charles-Baptiste returns to us with a new existential song: “Je sais,” or how he moved on to a new stage in life.

Charles-Baptiste - Interview View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Men, women, love: Charles-Baptiste tells us what’s special (and what’s universal) about his love life in New York, and lets us in on the secret to his success. You have to get your hands dirty!

French Punk - Frustration

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Rock and roll, garage, hard-core, street punk — from Black Flag to Agnostic Front to Crisis, Frustration isn’t just a sentiment, it’s a way of life! With Frustration, “Your life will be sadder, but it’ll be more lucid.”

Geneviève Morissette - À propos de la musique

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Canada

Meet Geneviève Morissette, a singer-songwriter from Montreal whose smart lyrics and beautiful compositions make her stand out on stage.

Grand Lille TV - Louane, meilleur espoir féminin View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

This news clip features the multi-talented Louane Emera, who recently won her first César Award for her role as Paula in the movie "La Famille Bélier" (The Bélier Family). She is also a young singing talent who was a semi finalist in the talent show "The Voice."

Hugo Bonneville - Être musicien View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada

Meet troubadour Hugo Bonneville, a socially aware singer-songwriter whose love of words makes his lyrics pure poetry. Hugo shares with us what being a musician means to him.

Hugo Bonneville - Gagner sa vie View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada

Hugo Bonneville talks about the relationship between music and money, the success of his first album, and offers us all the sound advice to take a good long look at ourselves.

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