Prysm

[1994 - 2001]

• 3 co-leaders from the very beginning.
• A totally original repertoire, made of compositions by all 3 musicians.
• More than 50 concerts a year in Europe from 1996 to 2000, including numerous major French venues and European Festivals.
• 3 tours in the US and Canada in 1998, 1999, 2000 : New York (Knitting Factory, Bell Atlantic Festival), Festival d'Aspen - Colorado, Los Angeles (Baked Potato), New Orleans (Snug Harbour), Oakland (Yoshi's), Atlanta, Washington, Chicago, Canadian Festivals : Montréal, Vancouver, Calgary, Saskatoon, Toronto... Also toured in Japan and in the Middle East.
• 4 albums for Blue Note Records.

[1998 - 1999] - Prysm with James Taylor

1998 : One concert at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris, with the Orchestre National de France conducted by Seiji Osawa (Gershwin memorial)
1999 : US tour with symphonic orchestras - 12 concerts, in Dallas, Forth Worth, Phoenix, San Antonio, Atlanta

[2009 - 2011] - Prysm + guests

A recent experience that led Prysm to record another live album at the Opera de Lyon, featuring Rosario Giuliani and Manu Codjia.

Albums

Five cover
Five
2011, Plus Loin
On Tour (Live) cover
On Tour (Live)
2001, Blue Note
Time cover
Time
1999, Blue Note
Second Rhythm cover
Second Rhythm
1998, Blue Note
Prysm cover
Prysm
1995, Blue Note

Previous gigs

2012

Dunkerque Jazz Club

Marseille Cri du Port

La Réunion / Saint Paul Espace Lecomte de Lisle

La Réunion / Saint Leu Le Séchoir

Ile Maurice /

Madagascar / Tananarive

Thionville l'Adagio

Paris Duc des Lombards

Musicians

Pierre de Bethmann piano
Christophe Wallemme b
Benjamin Henocq dms

Press

2011
JAZZ JAPAN
Import Disc Review

1999
Jazz Magazine
Jazzman
So What
Wahsington Post
Prysm's Reflections on Ellington
New Orleans Gambit
Safe Harbor

1998
L'Express
La Terrasse
La Tribune

1996
L'Express

1995
Jazzman