photo © Yann Renoult

4 étoiles:”Déjà un monstre de technique et de placement rythmique, David Prez fait aussi preuve d’une imagination et d’une présence formidable ! “Ca joue” comme on dit,
et cela fait plaisir à entendre !”

Nicolas Brémaud – Jazzman

“David Prez’s playing is fluent and swinging . His sound is… exquisite ! and he writes great tunes as well.”
saxophone legend, Michael Brecker

Saxophonist & composer David Prez studied at Conservatory of Lyon, France, graduating in 2000 with the highest level jazz diploma and the congratulations of the examining panel, and furthered his studies in the USA and with David Liebman, Michael Brecker, Jerry Bergonzi…

In 2004, he made his first recording as a leader in New York with Bill Stewart (drums), Johannes Weidenmueller (bass) and Franck Amsallem (piano).

In Paris he is currently leading his own group together with Romain Pilon (guitar), featuring Yoni Zelnik (bass) and karl jannuska (drums). The Prez Pilon Group has made 3 recordings to date for labels Fresh Sound New Talent and A.P.O. Records.

David has performed with musicians David Liebman, David Doruzka, Laurent Coq, Pierre de Bethman, François Moutin, Nicolas Folmer, Keziah Jones… and in numerous festivals : Jazz à Vienne, MIDEM de Cannes, Le Printemps de Bourges, Malta Jazz Festival, Brussels Jazz Marathon, Bancko Jazz Festival (BG), Trova Festival (Cuba), Deer Head Inn (USA), Cargo (UK), Mercati Generali (IT), Beyrouth Jazz Festival (Liban), Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Sao José dos Campos, Recife & Itajai Festival (Brazil)…

www.davidprez.com
www.myspace.com/davidprez

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David has performed in numerous festivals :

-Recife Jazz Festival 2010 (Brazil)
-Itajai Jazz Festival 2010 (Brazil)
- Jazz sous les Pommiers 2009
- MIDEM 2008 à Cannes
- Festival du Crescent 2008
- Luxembourg Jazz Rally 2008
- Festival de Jazz à Vienne 2007
- Malta Jazz ” Fringe ” Festival 2007 & 2008 (White Russian 5tet & Prez-Pilon Group)
- Festival Liban Jazz 2007, Beyrouth – Liban
- Brussels Jazz Marathon 2007
- Festival de Jazz à Crest 2007
- Festival de Jazz à Vienne 2003
- Festival “le printemps de Bourges 2004″
- Festival international de Jazz de Bancko 2004 en Bulgarie (David Prez 5tet)
- “The Cargo”, Londres
- “Mercati Generali”, Catania, Sicile
- Festival de Jazz de Francheville (Fort en Jazz 2003)
- Festival de la Trova, Santiago de Cuba en février 2003 (Cuba)
- “l·Aéronef” à Lille (1ère partie de Eric Truffaz)
- Festival Pantiéro 2002 à Cannes (1ére partie de Femi Kuti).
- “la Marquise” à Lyon avec Keiziah Jones
-”Deer Head Inn” en Pennsylvannie (2002) avec David Liebman.

Le Sunset/Sunside, La Maison de Radio france, La Fontaine, le Franc Pinot, le Baiser Salé, le Café universel, le Caveau des oubliettes, la Cité Universitaire de Paris, le Théâtre de la Presqu’ile à Granville,
le Camion Jazz à caen, le Crescent Jazz Club à Mâcon, l’Université d’Angers…

[en]David plays currently with : [/en][fr]Il joue actuellement avec[/fr] «David Prez Group», “David Prez & Romain Pilon Group”, Sandro Zerafa’s “White Russian Quintet”, Laurent Coq Blowing Trio, Tam De Villiers Group, Matthieu Marthouret Organ 4tet…

[en]David has performed, Recorded with :[/en][fr]David a joué/enregistré notamment avec :[/fr] Bill Stewart, Johannes Weidenmueller, Franck Amsallem, Romain Pilon, Karl Jannuska, Yoni Zelnik, David Doruzka, Sandro Zerafa, Laurent Coq, Jeff Ballard, Benjamin Lecourt, Simon tailleu, Pierre de Bethman, Olivier Zanot, François Moutin, Michael Felberbaum, Gildas Bocle, Florent Gac, Meta, Damien Argentieri, Yutaka Shiina, Louis Winsberg, Manu Codja, Colorblind, Metropolitan Jazz Affair, Phillipe Soirat,  Jerry Bergonzi, David Sauzay, Dan Blankinship, Hans Olding, Siegfried Mandon, Sylvain Romano, David Georgelet, Fabien Marcoz, Jerôme Rateau, Michel Rosciglione, Lionel Boccara, Alfio Origlio, Nicolas Folmer, Mario Stantchev, Keziah Jones, Matthieu marthouret, Stéphane Foucher, Eric Prost, Nicolas Montier, Leila Olivesi, Olivier Temime, Michael Cheret, Sangomma Everett, Talkin’ About trio, Jacques Helmus, Manu Scarpa, Jerôme Regard, Lyon Jazz Orchestra…