HILA was born in Los Angeles from cellist Artyom Manukyan & producer Dawatile who spent a month creating music together in Dec 2017. The two musicians fuse together Jazz & samples based Beat Music mostly from folk and soviet Armenia’s material.
An intense creating period allowed them to put a first album in production and to set up a live version of their productions that they played for the first time in a sold out show at L.A’s excellent avant-garde club « The Blue Whale ».
Artyom grew up in 90’s soviet Armenia where he studied russian classical while being introduced to jazz by his father, Snoop Dogg in the headphones. Then he went to study in Berklee, before to tour extensively with Armenian Navy Band with whom he received a BBC Award.
In 2010 he settled in Los Angeles where he began to record a lot and became a much appreciated character of the thriving jazz & beat scenes of his new city.
He often collaborates with Gretchen Parlato, Tim Lefebvre, Jamire Williams, Daedelus, Raphael Saadiq, Kamasi Washington, Miguel Atwood Ferguson, Flying Lotus, Mark de Clive Lowe, Post Modern Jukebox, Peter Erskine, Vulfpeck to name a few.
Dawatile is a french multi-instrumentalist producer who’s studied jazz (Sax, Piano, Bass) then start to set up computers as tailored live instruments while producing music for hybrid musical projects, transnational acts and movies.
He’s toured a lot with Fowatile, his live electronic hip-hop band and has collaborated with french and international headliners such as Talib Kweli, Foreign Beggars, Roy Ayers, Tigran Hamasyan, Mathieu Boogaert, Piers Faccini..
More at www.davidkiledjian.com
Get in touch / Booking :
Nom : HILA X Artyom Manukyan X Dawatile
Date : 12 septembre 2018
Genre : Jazz Beats Armenia
Heures et lieu :
à 20h, au Périscope (Lyon)
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