PODCAST: Simon Moullier Quartet

With influences ranging from Steve Reich to Radiohead, a French vibraphone student leads a jazz group with a fresh and innovative sound.

November 6, 2013

France-born vibraphonist Simon Moullier was in his first semester at Berklee in fall 2012 when he formed a quartet with three other internationally born instrumentalists. Vibes and alto saxophone combine to generate the group's strong melodic character while the bass and drums provide a balance rooted in neo-soul and pop influences.

Moullier's list of influences is eclectic: Radiohead, Steve Reich, Tigran Hamasyan, John Coltrane, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Kenny Garrett, and Robert Glasper. The quartet is one of the featured artists on the latest release from Berklee's student-run Jazz Revelation Records. The label and its artists celebrate the issuing of Catalyst in a show at the Berklee Performance Center on Thursday, November 7, 2013.

Simon Moullier Quartet

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