Tommy Halferty Organ Trio feat. Jean Philippe LaVergne (France)
Jean-Philippe Lavergne is one of the rare French musicians who plays Hammond Organ, a self taught musician he has studied the tradition of Jazz Organ inspired by the masters from Jimmy Smith to Larry Young to the great exponents of the instrument today. He is Director of Jazz at the Conservatoire of Saint Brieue in Brittany, France. The Halferty/Lavergne Trio have forged a distinctive trademark European jazz sound with power and burning intensity, totally revitalising the organ trio concept.