|Renowned performer Daniel Humair was the drummer that jazz musicians wanted to work with in 1960s Paris, leading to collaborations with Jean-Luc Ponty, Phil Woods, Herbie Mann, Roy Eldrdge, Anthony Braxton, and many more. In 1969 he won the DownBeat Critics’ Poll as Talent Deserving Wider Recognition. Saxophonist Tony Malaby has been a member of many notable jazz groups including Charlie Haden’s Liberation Orchestra, Paul Motian’s Electric Bebop Band, Mark Helias’ Open Loose, Fred Hersch’s quintet and Walt Whitman project, Michell Portal’s Birdwatcher, and many more. His debut CD, Sabino (Arabesque) made the Top Ten of 200 lists for the New York Times and Philadelphia City Paper. Bruno Chevillon studied classical double bass with Joseph Fabre, and has worked extensively with Louis Sclavis. He has gained a reputation as the best French double bass player of his generation.