Robinson Khoury

Main Subject Teacher Jazz Trombone

Robinson Khoury is an eclectic and award-winning young trombonist. Internationally rewarded (1st Prize of the International Trombone Association, category J.J. Johnson, instrumentalist prize in « La Defense », 1st Prize and Prize of the best improvisation at Riga Jazz Stage 2016), he is also very involved in classical music (Master at the National Superior Conservatory of Music and Dance of Lyon in the class of Michel Becquet, Finalist in International Competition in Porcia, Italy). Creator of the Quartet Uptake, Robinson won the contest « Jazz à Vienne », « Jazz (s) Ra, » « A Doua De Jazz » and scoured a number of jazz festivals in France and International through this project (Italy, Spain, Canada). Uptake release his first album in May 2015 (« So Far So Good », « Jazz Village »). He is currently co-leader of « Thibault Gomez Quintet » with which he won the jury and the public awards at Tremplin Jazz d’Avignon 2015. Discovered by Ibrahim Maalouf that year, the young musician has played on great scenes like the Philharmonie de Paris, the Théâtre Antique of Jazz à Vienne or La Pinède of Juan Les Pins. Since the beginning of his musical career, he has already performed alongside great musicians such as Marcus Miller, Lew Soloff, « Blue » Lou Marini, Natacha Atlas, François Moutin, Ari Hoenig, Joel Frahm, Mark Turner, Scott Colley, Clarence Penn, Bart Van Lier, Wycliffe.