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Noël Akchoté

Noël Akchoté

French musician
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About
Occupations Jazz musician Guitarist Jazz guitarist
Countries France
Gender male
Birth December 7, 1968 (Paris, Île-de-France, France)
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Biography

Noël Akchoté (born 7 December 1968, Paris) is a French guitarist mainly active in the free improvisation, classical, experimental and free jazz.

Biography

Trained from the age of eight, he debuted as a guitarist in 1990. He collaborated with a wide variety of musicians among which Henri Texier, Louis Sclavis, Daniel Humair, Jacques Thollot, Sam Rivers but mostly with Derek Bailey, Eugene Chadbourne, Fred Frith, Evan Parker, Lol Coxhill, Tim Berne and George Lewis.

Later in his career he began contributing on albums of David Grubbs, Luc Ferrari, David Sylvian, J. G. Thirlwell (for his band Steroid Maximus), Max Nagl, Andrew Sharpley, Jean-François Pauvros, and the band Earth of Dylan Carlson.

Founder of Rectangle (label).

He is the older brother of French electro artist SebastiAn.

Discography

Solo

  • 2014 - Gesualdo: Madrigals for Five Guitars (CD, BC26, Blue Chopsticks / Drag City, w. Adam Levy, David Grubbs, Doug Wamble, Julien Desprez)
  • 2013 - Green Lands (MP3, Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2013 - Black Album (MP3, Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2013 - Twelve Bars (MP3, Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2013 - Bhangra Jazz Vol. 2 (MP3, Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2013 - Bhangra Jazz (MP3, Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2013 - Works Vol. 2, Orlando di Lasso (MP3, Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2013 - Works Vol. 1, Orlando di Lasso (MP3, Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2013 - Sacred Works Vol. 1, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (MP3, Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2013 - Machaut Integral, Vol. 3: Sacred Works, Guillaume de Machaut (MP3, 3 x Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2013 - Machaut Integral, Vol. 2: Virelais, Remède de Fortune, Double Hoquet & Lais, Guillaume de Machaut (MP3, 3 x Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2013 - Machaut Integral, Vol. 1: Ballades & Rondeaux, Guillaume de Machaut (MP3, 3 x Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2013 - Cheap Imitation, John Cage (MP3, EP, Believe Digital)
  • 2013 - String Quartet in Four Parts, John Cage (MP3, EP, Believe Digital)
  • 2013 - L., C. & P. (Larry, Christian & Philip) (MP3, Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2013 - F-Joseph (MP3, Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2013 - Z-Joseph (MP3, Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2013 - Y-Joseph (MP3, Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2013 - X-Joseph (MP3, Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2012 - Il Primo Libro De Madrigali For Five Voices (For Guitar), Claudio Monteverdi (MP3, Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2012 - La Messe De Nostre Dame, Guillaume De Machaut (MP3, Believe Digital)
  • 2011 - Revolver Vol.1 & Vol.2 (MP3, Believe Digital)
  • 2011 - Tenderly : 202 Standards (MP3, Believe Digital)
  • 2011 - 101 Standards (MP3, Believe Digital)
  • 2011 - Meeting R.T. (A René Thomas Tribute) (MP3, Mini-Album, Believe Digital)
  • 2011 - Szeroka Street : Chassidics Vol.1 (MP3, Believe Digital)
  • 2011 - Szeroka Street : Yiddish Songs, Vol.1 & Vol.2 (MP3, Believe Digital)
  • 2011 - Szeroka Street : Klezmzer Classics, Vol.1 & Vol.2 (MP3, Believe Digital)
  • 2011 - Pink Lady! (MP3, Believe Digital)
  • 2011 - Madrigals For Five Voices: Integral (Libro I – Libro VI), Carlo Gesualdo (MP3, 6 x Albums, Believe Digital)
  • 2011 - Joyous Blake (A Pat Martino Tribute) (MP3, Single, Believe Digital)
  • 2011 - Re : Joseph, Vol.1 & Vol.2 (MP3, Believe Digital)
  • 2007 - So Lucky (Winter & Winter)
  • 2004 - Sonny II (Winter & Winter)
  • 2004 - Adult Guitar (Blue Chopsticks)
  • 2003 - Perpetual Joseph (Rectangle)
  • 2001 - Simple Joseph (Rectangle)
  • 1999 - Alike Joseph (Rectangle)
  • 1999 - J’en doute encore (notes sur le travail) (Stupeur & trompette)
  • 1996 - Picture(s) (Rectangle)
  • 1994 - Soundpage(s) (Deux Z)

Contributions

  • 2012 - Acid Rain (with Jean-Marc Foussat and Roger Turner, Ayler Records)
  • 2012 - Periscope : 2012 Lyon (duet with Richard Pinhas, MP3, Believe Digital)
  • 2012 - Lisboa 2011 (duet with Manuel Mota, MP3, Believe Digital)
  • 2011 - Tetuzi Akiyama & Noël Akchoté (duet with Tetuzi Akiyama, MP3, Believe Digital)
  • 2011 - Coco Love In M. (with SebastiAn, MP3, Believe Digital)
  • 2011 - Paris 1997 (Live In) (with Tom Cora, Alfred Spirli, MP3, Rectangle)
  • 2011 - Wels, Mulhouse, Paris & Lyon (with Steve Beresford, Andrew Sharpley, MP3, 3 x Albums, Believe Digital)
  • 2010 - I Never Meta Guitar (Solo Guitars For The 21st Century) (Collective compilation with Mary Halvorson, Nels Cline, Elliott Sharp, Mike Cooper, etc., Clean Feed)
  • 2008 - Toi-Même (AudioFilm with Han Bennink, Otto Lechner, Kevin Blechdom, John Giorno, Brad Jones, Laetitia Shériff, etc., Winter & Winter)
  • 2007 - Social Hide and Seek (of Red, Universal)
  • 2006 - BOF Les Invisibles of Thierry Jousse (with David Grubbs, Katerine, Matmos, Red & Andrew Sharpley, Universal)
  • 2005 - Le Chronatoscaphe
  • 2005 - Der Kastanienball (AudioFilm with Jean-Louis Costes, Jim Thirlwell, Steve Beresford, Ernst Reijseger, etc., Winter & Winter)
  • 2004 - Cabaret Modern (AudioFilm with Red, Giovanna Cacciola, John Greaves, Jean-Louis Costes, etc., Winter & Winter)
  • 2004 - Ecume ou bave (with Jean-François Pauvros and Red, Signature)
  • 2003 - Impro-Micro-Acoustique (with Luc Ferrari and Roland Auzet, Blue Chopsticks)
  • 2002 - ¿lennyk.co.uk? (Featureless Electronic Soundscape #261) (with Erik Minkkinen, Andy Bolus and Andrew Sharpley, Signature)
  • 2002 - Nom de Code : Sacha (with Katerine, Margot Abascal, Charlie O and Erick Borelva, Rectangle)
  • 2002 - 33 (de Red, Universal)
  • 2002 - Duets 2 (of Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Leo Records)
  • 2001 - Mondo-What ? (with Régïs Boulard, Boxpock)
  • 2000 - Rien (with Erik Minkkinen and Andrew Sharpley, Winter & Winter)
  • 2000 - Love your smile (of AE, with Andrew Sharpley and Emiko Ota, Fresh Air)
  • 2000 - Quelque part (of Mendelson, Lithium)
  • 2000 - Bande Original (of Luigee Trademarq, Rectangle)
  • 2000 - Translucide (of Vincent Courtois, Enja Records)
  • 2000 - Hardfiskur (with Régïs Boulard and Régis Huby, Boxpock)
  • 1999 - Au Bordel - Souvenirs de Paris (AudioFilm with Sasha Andres, Lol Coxhill, Dom Farkas, Charlie O, Christophe Minck, etc., Winter & Winter)
  • 1999 - Goodbye Gary Cooper (of Corin Curschellas, RecRec)
  • 1999 - Noël Akchoté et Bruno Meillier (SMI)
  • 1998 - Lust Corner (with Marc Ribot and Eugene Chadbourne, Winter & Winter)
  • 1998 - Live at Les Instants Chavirés (of Evan Parker with Lawrence Cassereley and Joel Ryan, Leo Records)
  • 1998 - Beautiful Contradiction (of Aki Onda, with Blixa Bargeld, Simon Fisher-Turner, Linda Sharrock, Steven Bernstein, Bernard Vitet, etc., All Access)
  • 1998 - Le sentiment des brutes (of Régis Huby, Transes européennes)
  • 1998 - Xmas Songs (7" with Phil Minton and Lol Coxhill, Rectangle)
  • 1997 - Somewhere Bi-Lingual (with Evan Parker, Paul Rogers and Mark Sanders, Siesta)
  • 1997 - My Chelsea (with Phil Minton and Lol Coxhill, Rectangle)
  • 1997 - Sexe, amour, poésie... (7" of Raymond Chanté, with Dom Farkas and Jean-Louis Pégorier, Rectangle)
  • 1997 - Buenaventura Durruti (V/A, Nato)
  • 1997 - ICIS (of Guillaume Orti, In Situ)
  • 1997 - Voices of Rumantsch (of Corin Curschellas, MGB)
  • 1996 - Réel (with Fred Frith, Rectangle)
  • 1996 - Close To The Kitchen (with Derek Bailey, Rectangle, rééd. CD Blue Chopsticks 2003)
  • 1996 - Configurations (of Sam Rivers, with Jacques Thollot, Tony Hymas and Paul Rogers, Nato)
  • 1996 - Vivre encore (7" of Jean-Louis Costes, with Didier Petit, Rectangle)
  • 1996 - Island songs (of Mike Cooper, Nato)
  • 1996 - The Story of Ball Paul (with Anna Luif, Amanita)
  • 1995 - Remake of the American Dream (of Tony Hymas & Barney Bush, Nato)
  • 1995 - Machination (of Hélène Labarrière, Deux Z)
  • 1995 - Les Films de ma Ville (V/A, Nato)
  • 1995 - Rapa nomada (de Corin Curschellas, MGB)
  • 1995 - Red Boot (of Noël Akchoté/M.A.O., with Dom Farkas, Hélène Labarrière and Erik Borelva, Deux Z)
  • 1995 - Tenga Nina (of Jacques Thollot, Nato)
  • 1995 - Racines Radicales (Rectangle)
  • 1995 - Mad Nomad(s) (of Henri Texier, Label Bleu)
  • 1994 - L'Amour (V/A, Deux Z)

With David Grubbs

  • 2002 - Rickets & Scurvy (Drag City)
  • 2001 - Thirty-Minute Raven (Rectangle)
  • 2000 - Aux Noctambules (Rectangle)
  • 2000 - The Spectrum between (Drag City)
  • 1999 - The Coxcomb (Rectangle)

With The recyclers

  • 1997 - Morceaux Choisis (avec Sasha Andres, Ignatus, Katerine & Irène Jacob, Rectangle)
  • 1997 - Visit (Deux Z)
  • 1996 - The Recyclers (Rectangle)
  • 1994 - Rhymes (Deux Z)

With Max Nagl

  • 2010 - Sortiléges - Big Four ( with Max Nagl, Steven Bernstein, and Brad Jones, Extraplatte)
  • 2007 - Big Four Live (with Max Nagl, Steven Bernstein and Bradley Jones, Hatology)
  • 2002 - Big Four (with Max Nagl, Steven Bernstein and Bradley Jones, Hatology)
  • 2001 - Ramasuri (by Max Nagl Ensemble, Hatology)
  • 2001 - The Evil Garden (from Max Nagl, with Lol Coxhill, Patrice Heral, Josef Novotny and Julie Tippetts, November Music)

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