Ludivine Issambourg

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Ludivine Issambourg (* 1983 in Bayeux ) is a French flautist who has emerged in both jazz and hip-hop .

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Issambourg began classical ballet training from the age of four. She then began her musical training on the flute with a private teacher who also introduced her to improvisation and jazz. As a teenager, she performed with Jean-François Millet's group Le Klaxton and was involved in the album Klaxton 3 . She then studied both classical and jazz flute at the Caen and Cergy-Pontoise Conservatories.

In 2003 Isssambourg became a member of the Orchester de flûtes français under the direction of Pierre-Yves Artaud , which recorded the album Jendrich Feld in 2005 . In 2007 she was the winner of the first national jazz flute competition organized by Magic Malik . In the same year, the hip-hop producer Wax Tailor brought her into his group, with whom she toured internationally for five years; there she was involved in the 2009 album In the Mood for Life (which won a gold record) and in 2010 on a live album at the Olympia in Paris . At the same time she released the album H20 with the electro-jazz group UHT . She was also involved in the album Crawnyard by the British hip-hop group A State of Mind and toured Europe with them.

In 2011 Issambourg returned to CEFEDEM in Île-de-France, where she was the first female flautist to receive her state diploma in jazz. She began to practice the adaptation of beatboxing on the flute. In 2012 she founded her band Antiloops . The EP Yep was released in 2013. After successful festival appearances, the album Electroshock was released in 2015 , which Issambourg also had DJ Greem and others remixed. This is how the album Electroshock Remixed came about , which she also performed live with a video mapping. In 2017 their second album Lucid Dream was released . In 2020 she released the album Outlaws , supported by Éric Legnini , a tribute to Hubert Laws . She can also be heard on albums by Amadou & Mariam , Thierry Maillard and Michel Edelin .

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  1. a b biography (Yamaha)
  2. Klaxton 3