My design books

News

Many More Days, Third Reel's second album for ECM Records will be released in May 2015.  To celebrate this release, we will play at the Schaffhauser Jazz Festival in Switzerland on May 8th and we will be on tour from May 17th through May 24th with Thomas Morgan as a featured guest. Check out the Live section!

 

 

Nicolas Masson is now endorsing Rampone & Cazzani saxophones.

 

Nicolas Masson Parallels is in pre-production stages for an upcoming recording in 2016. Here's a video shot during a test recording, enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • portfolio item
  • portfolio item


About me

My Photo

Nicolas Masson dived into improvised music at the deep end, at 20 encountering Cecil Taylor and J.R. Mitchell in New York and subsequently studying with Frank Lowe and Makanda Ken McIntyre.

A leading figure on the Swiss new jazz scene, Masson has worked with a broad international cast of musicians including Ben Monder, Gerald Cleaver, Kenny Wheeler, Kris Davis, Eivind Opsvik, Russ Lossing, Colin Vallon, Tom Arthurs and many more.

 

IN DEPTH (PDF)