Trio Grande


The smallest Big Band in the world!

This all-terrain trio can charm an audience whether in the intimacy of a club or on a big stage at a Festival. Their music is qualified as libertarian, joyous and communicative. These three musketeers have been playing together for a quarter of a century, something sufficiently rare as to be highlighted!

“This trio answers the question of Jazz today… Do we really have to label it? Their jazz, which is what they play, they love it, that’s all! And you feel that, you see that! Far from identity crises, there is no question here that dance, tempos and emotion are shared through the language of sound. Permanently balanced between the momentum and the suspension, Trio Grande is a group of maturity, of happiness found through experience and over time, a hymn to life and to beauty, far from any intention of fooling-around. A sometimes terrible power constantly co-habits with a supernatural delicacy. In compositions which you would like to nearly qualify as a “hit”, you are brought so high as of the first seconds, – it is often a sign-, the stooges live their music with a lyrical fever admirably served by the leaps sometimes from an inventive Massot, sometimes from a powerful architect, Debrulle. Dehors give them the same with a rigorous phrasing linked to splendid colouring The spectator is taken by the hand and left on the other side of the landscape, quite transfigured. You will also be transported and will not see the time passing!”  – A. Dumas

Laurent Dehors (saxophones, clarinets, bagpipes, Jew’s Harp, harmonica)
Michel Massot (euphonium, sousaphone, trombone)
Michel Debrulle (drums-grosse caisse de Binche)

Management & bookings
Collectif du Lion
Myriam Mollet (communication)
+32 (0)478 39 02 49

Trio Grande, Trois Mousquetaires, W.E.R.F.141 (2016)
Trio Grande & Matthew Bourne, Hold the Line!, W.E.R.F.093 (2011)
Trio Grande & Matthew Bourne, Un matin plein de promesses, W.E.R.F.069 (2007)
Trio Grande, Signé Trio Grande, W.E.R.F.028 (2001)
Trio Grande, Trio Grande, IGLOO (1994)