skip to content


Thirty years! For thirty years, Sons d’hiver has celebrated musical creation from all over the world with unflagging passion.
To celebrate its thirtieth anniversary, Sons d’hiver has asked eight artists who represent what the festival has been promoting for three decades to each create an original piece. They heartily accepted and started working during the worldwide lockdown induced last spring by the Covid-19 crisis as well as in the subsequent weeks, which turned out to be perhaps even more troubling ..: a startling mixture of darkness and light for our musical sphere.
These artists have something to tell you, and we’ve given them the full opportunity to do so. 

A compilation celebrating Sons d’hiver’s 30th anniversary. 8 original tracks!!!
Out on January 18. 
Available on vinyl and on Bandcamp:

A1 MIKE LADD « The Call Cry And Holler » After Toni Morrison For Ahmaud Arbery • Mike Ladd : voix, électronique
A2 WILLIAM PARKER / AVA MENDOZA / GERALD CLEAVER « Tabasco » William Parker : contrebasse / Ava Mendoza : guitare / Gerald Cleaver : batterie
A3 JOËLLE LÉANDRE « Crincrin » Joëlle Léandre : contrebasse, voix
A4 JULIEN DESPREZ / JULIA VALIENGO « Para Ver As Meninas » Paulinho Da Viola : composition / Julien Desprez : arrangement / Julia Valiengo : chant / Julien Desprez : guitare, effets
B1 JAMES BRANDON LEWIS / CHAD TAYLOR « Haden Is Beauty » James Brandon Lewis : saxophone / Chad Taylor : batterie
B2 NICOLE MITCHELL « The Way They Do Us » _Nicole Mitchell : composition, flûte, électronique, spoken word
B3 BERNARD LUBAT « Valse À Mi-Temps »_Bernard Lubat : claviers, électronique
B4 ÈVE RISSER « Désaccorder Les Certitudes, Raccorder Les Esprits » _Ève Risser : piano