Anniversary Book, October 25 2019
Editorial committee: Adrien Chacon, Andy Emler, Camille Janodet, Julien Molland and Thierry Virolle
A Coedition: PPAF éditions and Compagnie aime l’air
Design : Julien M et ad/ch
18×24cm – leporello 96p + livret 80p
“At the end of the century, in 1989, Andy Emler took a rake at the door of the National Jazz Orchestra. Thirty years later, in 2019, a large handful of the most inventive musicians of the beginning of the century, gathered around a magneto to tell the MegaOctet, find themselves […] ”Preface by Nicole Caligaris
In 2018, the Company likes air contact PPAF éditions to consider a collaboration to mark the 30th anniversary of the Andy Emler MegaOctet.
This formation created and directed by Andy Emler is never on the musical field where it is expected.
MegaOctet, Verbateam is an editorial object creating a multitude of junction points between the music of Andy Emler’s orchestra and the book-making work specific to graphic designers Julien M and ad / ch (Tapatou, How Much, the Modulographer) .
LivrObjet in two parts, MegaOctet, Verbateam holds in 2 parts.
A graphic score inspired by the discussion, between 15 of the members present on December 5, 2018 at Studio Sextan.
The sensitive, wacky and unprecedented testimony of life on stage and behind the scenes of the MegaOctet.
A booklet is added to the leporello, outside views of the MegaOctet, photographs and history of this extraordinary orchestra.
Coedited: PPAF éditions and la Compagnie aime l’air
Comitee: Adrien Chacon, Andy Emler, Camille Janodet, Julien Molland and Thierry Virolle
Design : ad/ch et Julien M
Préface : Nicole Caligaris
Transcription : Laurent Vannini / Relecture et correction : Laurence Lefebvre
Distribution : Serendip Livres
N° ISBN : 979 10 90890 10 7
Prix 30 €
The “Compagnie aime l’air” is supported by French institutions: Drac and the Ile-de-France Region.
It is also supported by ADAMI, Sacem and Spedidam for its projects. Andy Emler MegaOctet is a member of the Grands Formats.
The Andy Emler MegaOctet is in partnership with the La Buissonne label and the Sextan studio – La Fonderie
PPAF éditions was supported for the edition of the MegaOctet Verbateam book by the Hauts-de-France region.
Photos and illustrations :
© Ad/ch et Julien M