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A love suprême

A love suprême

A love suprême

"A love suprême" is a classical music spell-binding and percussive. Regarded by large the critics as the major work of the composer Afro-American John Coltrane. This last was in search of a music which is understood by all the men and women of the ground, perhaps even by all the alive creatures on ground. One of the ideas that I retain this work could be formulated as follows: If I really express myself (plays or dances) with a deep humanity, then the humanity which is opposite me will be necessarily touched, because my humanity reveals that of different.
James Carlès


CREDITS


Creation 2007
Duration: 60 min

Choreography    James Carlès
Interpretation    James Carlès, Mélissa Courbin, Yorick Grand, Céline Lapeyre, Georgey Souchette
Music    John Coltrane
Musicians    distribution in progress
Plastician        Rachel Garcia
Costumes    James Carlès
Light    Boris Molinié
Production    APCA/Company James Carlès
Coproduction    The Dancer

Carlès, James

James Carles is a choreographer, researcher and lecturer. He received initial training in dance and music of Africa and its Diaspora and then trained with the great names of modern dance in New York and London mainly. Since 1992, he hired an artistic and analytical approach that explores the “places junctions” between the dances, rhythms and philosophies of Africa and its Diaspora with technical and western thoughts frames. To date, his company’s directory contains more than fifty pieces of his own creation and authors like Katherine Dunham, Pearl Primus, Talley Beatty, Asadata Dafora, Geraldine Armstrong, Rick Odums, Wayne Barbaste, Carolyn Carlson, Robyn Orlin, etc.


Dancer soloist and outstanding performer, James Carles was performer and artistic collaborator for not only numerous “all music” ranging from Baroque to contemporary music, through jazz; but also choreographers such as Carolyn Carlson, Robyn Orlin, Rui Horta, Myriam Naisy, etc.

Artist associated with Astrada- Jazz In Marciac 2012-2014, research associate in the laboratory of the University LLA Créatis Jean Jaures Toulouse, James Carles is particularly invests in heritage projects for diversity and diffusion of choreographic culture. He is also founder and artistic director of the festival “Dances and Black Continents”.

Carlès, James

Since 2016, James Carlès has made the choice to make available to the public a selection of its videos.

A love supreme

Choreography : James Carlès

Interpretation : James Carlès, Mélissa Courbin, Yorick Grand, Céline Lapeyre, Georgey Souchette

Set design : Rachel Garcia

Additionnal music : John Coltrane

Lights : Boris Molinié

Costumes : James Carlès

Production / Coproduction of the choreographic work : Production APCA / Compagnie James Carlès Coproduction La Danseuse

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