The Cut

Alexis French

While the harmonic, rhythmic, and improvisational framework for the compositions belongs to the Jazz idiom, Alexis is committed to writing music that reflects, as he puts it, “our stories as New Zealanders’. Whatever we call this music,” he says, “the aim remains the same: to create something that is uniquely ours.”

Alexis French (trumpet)
David Bellemare (sax)
Nicolas Ferron (guitar)
Nicolas Bedard (bass)
Mark Nelson (drums)

Produced by Alexis French
Engineered by Kevin Fallis, Brandon Wells, Rob Fernandes, and Alan Joosoo Han
Mixed and mastered by Steve Garden
Photography by Charly Vilmart
Designed by UnkleFranc
Printed by Studio Q

Released: 04 June 2014
Catalogue: RAT-J-1022