About Marc Liebeskind
Studies at the Geneva Music Conservatory, at the Swiss Jazz School in Bern and in New York with John Scofield, John Abercrombie and Bill Frisell: In India, study of Hindustany music with Kushal Das in Kolkata, Raj Bhan Sing in Benares and Sabri Khan in Delhi.
From 1985 to 1997 leader of the “Marc Liebeskind Quartet” European tour in Africa and Brazil. During this period, collaboration on many projects ranging from duos to big bands. Devotes himself to teaching, among other things at the AMR workshops. He is also trained in the art of sound recording.
Since 1997, Africa to the rhythm of Mandingo and Wassoulou music, meetings and concerts with the great masters of this music, Toumani Diabaté, Bassekou Kouaiyté, Kélétigui Diabaté. Creation of the group “Taffetas” acclaimed by the international press, concerts in England, France, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, South Korea; Zanzibar and Tanzania. The long complicity between the 2 leaders of Taffetas will lead to the formation of “Ibra Galissa – Marc Liebeskind 4tet” in 2014.
From 2000 to 2013, immersion in the classical music of North India. Conceptualization of the "Sit-Guitar" on which he has been playing since, Hindustany music, but also his own repertoire based on ragas. During this period. Concerts in India and Europe with big names in this music, Pandit Anindo Chatterjee, Rakesh Chaurasia, Rupak Kulkarni, Sandip Gosh. Formation of the Marc Liebeskind trio "Indian Times" with Calcutta tablaist Nabankur Battacharia and Benares violinist Sukdhev Mishra, and another trio "Atman Project", with flautist Guillaume Barraud and tablaist Prabhu Edouard at the end of 2009.
Creation of the Nomad Hip Studio with which he has traveled since 1998: recordings in India, Africa and Europe of his own productions and of several musicians. He became a de facto producer and publisher and in 2009 founded the label “New Healing Sounds“.
Concerts and shows in the following countries
Switzerland, France, Spain United Kingdom, Germany, Brasil, Ivory Coast, Green Cap, Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinée Bissau, Corea, US, Australia, India, (Calcutta, Delhi, Pune, Goa, Bombay, Bénarès) Tanzania, Zanzibar.
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