After 2011 where Jean Luc Ponty did a distinguished world tour with Return to Forever IV in 2012 Jean Luc Ponty focuses on his own projects with great success:
with his Band:
Yuri Bashmet International Music Festival in Sochi, Russia
Funchal Jazz Festival, Madeira, Spain
Salzkammergut Festwochen, Gmunden, Austria
Nisville International Jazz Festival, Serbia
Yuri Bashmet International Festival, Minsk, Belarus
Sibjazz Festival, Novosibirsk, Russia
With Stanley Clarke, Bireli Lagrene, Daniel Humair, Eddy Louiss, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, France
With George Duke and his musicians at the Zappanale Festival, Bad Doberan, Germany
with the hr Bigband playing his compositions at the Deutsches Jazz Festival, Frankfurt, Germany
As soloist with symphony orchestras:
Pasdeloup Orchestra, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, France
Orquestra Sinfônica do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil
For many years Jean Luc Ponty has performed his music with symphony orchestras:
1984 - MONTREAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
1986 - TORONTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
1987 - NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE OF PITTSBURGH
1987 - TOKYO - Shin Nippon Philharmonic Orchestra
1990 - NEW YORK - Radio City Orchestra
1995 - OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra
2012 - PARIS - Orchestre des Concerts Pasdeloup
2012 – CURITIBA, BRAZIL - Orquestra Sinfônica do Paraná
Each performance has been a great success, gaining the enthusiasm of audience, musicians and critics.
His current program covers 12 of his original compositions arranged for full orchestra and can have a total duration of 80 minutes.
Jean Luc Ponty is accompanied by his pianist, no rhythm section, and can either collaborate with a local conductor and sound
technician, or can travel with a conductor and sound technician who are both familiar with his music program.
Audio samples and conductor scores are available on request.
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