Upcoming Events

Schedule

Upcoming shows

MAR 21-31, 2024 – DMITRY BAEVSKY TRIO EUROPEAN TOUR

This tour will celebrate the release of the saxophonist’s latest album “Kid’s Time” released on Fresh Sound Records, on which I happen to play the bass. Check out the album Here.

Dmitry BAEVSKY: alto sax
Clovis NICOLAS: bass
Leon PARKER: drums
+ Stephane BELMONDO (*): trumpet

March 21 (*): Arcachon, France

March 22: Lausanne, Switzerland

March 23: Normandy, France

March 24: Vienne, France

March 25: Tarnos, France

March 26-27: Paris, France

March 28: Nancy, France (Masterclass Clovis Nicolas)

March 29: Vitrolles, France

March 30: Esslingen, Germany

March 31: Frankfurt, Germany

MAR 2, 2024 – CLOVIS NICOLAS 4TET @ CELLAR DOG

Clovis NICOLAS: bass
Grant STEWART: tenor sax
Richie CLEMENTS: piano
Phil STEWART: drums

NEW YORK, USA

MAR 8 & 9, 2024 – JEB PATTON TRIO @ MEZZROW JAZZ CLUB

Jeb PATTON: piano
Clovis NICOLAS: bass
Billy DRUMMOND: drums

NEW YORK, USA

MAR 16, 2024 – CLOVIS NICOLAS “THE CONTRAPUNTIST” @ FRANCE MUSIQUE RADIO

Emission de Xavier Carrère – Générations France Musique, le live (16h-18h). First radio live performance of my string quartet “Le Miroir” as well as a unique featured appearance of pianist BAPTISTE TROTIGNON, a long time collaborator on various musical projects.

Clovis NICOLAS: bass, compositions
Baptiste TROTIGNON: piano
Francesco CINIGLIO: drums
+ Quatuor YAKO

PARIS, FRANCE

APR 9, 2024 – CLOVIS NICOLAS 4TET @ SMALLS JAZZ CLUB

Presenting the music of my latest release “The Contrapuntist” with a sensational band, including Sullivan Fortner who plays on the album:

Jeremy PELT: trumpet
Sullivan FORTNER: piano
Clovis NICOLAS: bass
Jochen RUECKERT: drums

NEW YORK, USA

APR 21-28, 2024 – RESIDENCY @ MOSTLY MODERN FESTIVAL in NETHERLANDS

 Clovis Nicolas was selected among a poll of international classical music composers to present some new work during the Mostly Modern Festival in the Netherlands. His latest composition “Three Miniatures for String Quartet” will be performed by the world famous string ensemble Dior Quartet. Informations below:

Concert: Dior Quartet @ Zeeuwse Concert Hall, Middelburg, Netherlands

Date: April 27, 2024 @ 8:00PM

MIDDELBURG, NETHERLANDS

Past shows

NOV 2023 – WASHINGTON DC JAZZ FESTIVAL

In partnership with the Villa Albertine, Clovis Nicolas performed with his band for “The Contrapuntist” during the month long festival.

JUNE-JULY 2023 – CLOVIS NICOLAS QUARTET “THE CONTRAPUNTIST” TOUR

This tour featured Clovis’ latest album “The Contrapuntist” (CHOC Classica Magazine, France Musique, Jazz Magazine, Jazz News, Rolling Stone…) with appearances in two of France’s major Jazz Festivals, plus a live broadcast on TSF Jazz Radio and a concert at Duc des Lombards in Paris. The line-up included trumpeter Jeremy PELT, pianist Simona PREMAZZI, Clovis NICOLAS on bass and drums legend Leon PARKER.

June 27 – Ramatuelle Jazz Festival
June 28 – Duc des Lombards, Paris
June 29, 30 – JAM, Marseille
July 1 – L’Osons Jazz-Club
July 2 – Peillon Jazz-Festival

Watch the full Paris concert HERE

MAR 2023 – ” THE CONTRAPUNTIST” CD RELEASE @ SMALLS JAZZ CLUB

Featuring Clovis Nicolas (b), Jeremy Pelt (tp), Adam Birnbaum (p) and a rare appearance of Bill Stewart (dms). Watch concert HERE

JULY 2022 – CLOVIS NICOLAS SOLO @ JAZZ A SETE FESTIVAL, FRANCE

Solo bass concert by Clovis Nicolas playing the repertoire of the album Autoportrait, opening up for Kenny Barron trio in front of an audience of 1,200 people.

“Bold move for him and for the festival, a rare moment of music..” – Alex Dutilh, Radio France

JUN 2022: FREEDOM SUITE QUARTET @ BLUE NOTE, NYC

Clovis’ chord-less ensemble featured in the “European Sound Series” at the famous Blue Note Jazz Club.

APRIL 2021 – SAMORA PINDERHUGHES @ CARNEGIE HALL

A musical a visual show called “Grief” produced by Samora Pinderhughes and filmmaker Christian Padron. Featuring musicians Marcus GILMORE, Elena PINDERHUGHES, Lucas PINO, Burniss TRAVISS, Clovis NICOLAS, Immanuel WILKINS.

JAN-FEB 2020 – CLOVIS NICOLAS 4TET EUROPEAN TOUR

Concerts at Radio France Paris, Caen, IMFP, Marseilles, Lyon, London, Cambridge, Ronnie Scott’s, Birdland Neuburg, Jazz Aisne Co… Featuring Gergory HUTCHINSON, Matt FISHWICK or Leon PARKER on drums. Video HERE.

OCT 2019 – KENNY WASHINGTON QUINTET @ SMOKE JAZZ CLUB

A four nights run for Art Blakey’ Centennial tribute by Master Drummer Kenny Washington, with a quintet that included Josh BRUNEAU (tp), Eric ALEXANDER (sax), Mike LEDONNE (p) and yours truly on bass. Video of the concert available HERE

AUG 2019 – ERIC REED QUARTET @ SMOKE JAZZ CLUB

Eric Reed plays the repertoire from the iconic recordings from the year 1959 (“Kind of Blue”, “Giant Steps”, “Portrait in Jazz”, “Cannonball and Coltrane”…).

APR/MAY 2018 – BRUCE HARRIS 5TET @ JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER / SHANGHAI

World tour for the trumpeter’s quintet, including a month long residency in the newest and coolest jazz venue in China.

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