Jérôme Li-Thiao-Té, founding member of “J3ZZ“, is a violin player who produces sound creations and performances. He is also a producer, a composer and teaches interdisciplinary improvisation. Jérôme Li-Thiao-Té works in an international…
Jérôme Li-Thiao-Té, founding member of “J3ZZ“, is a violin player who produces sound creations and performances. He is also a producer, a composer and teaches interdisciplinary improvisation. Jérôme Li-Thiao-Té works in an international and multi-cultural environment, always looking for exchanges and collaborations between different artists and societies. In 1999 he graduates from the Conservatoire National de Région de Musique, Danse & Art dramatique de la Réunion and in 2006 he graduates from Master of Sciences on Information Systems and Software Engineering – EPITA.
Born in Reunion Island, Jérôme Li-Thiao-Té is travelling the world with his violin. From the Mascarene Islands in Indian Ocean to Paris, Warsaw, Prague and more recently Budapest, he happily joined many bands as improviser, nourishing his joy to meet people and share as much as possible. Festival Au desert 2011 and 2013 in Florence with the Tartit and the Tadalat as a violinist but also artistic director in “talking heArts” and “HYBRIS”, two experimental formations focusing on inter-disciplinary improvisation.
When not on stage, he enjoys composing soundtracks for films/documentaries and dance shows – Grecsó Zoltán’s Willany Leó Improvizációs Táncszínház. Last but not least, he is also guitarist, singer and song writer and works currently on his next installation called “Re.Sonate~”. From classical to contemporary music, spoken word, barn rock, bluegrass and pop music, he likes to jump from one world to another.
As a Culture & Arts worker, he is involved with ROOTS & ROUTES European network as artist & coach since 2010 and its secretary general since 2013. He is supporting entrepreneurship, creative industry, youth mobility and intercultural dialogue being member of several European associations/networks and active at an international level.