Festival International du Film d'Aubagne: from May 31stth to june 5thth 2021

Ibrahim Maalouf

Ibrahim Maalouf
Born in Beirout in 1980, Ibrahim Maalouf is the most popular instrumentalist of the current French musical landscape. His work of mixing genres has been recognized around the world for over 10 years. He is the winner of two Victoires de la Musique and a Cesar award for best score for In the forests of Siberia, as well as the first jazzman to have a sellout at the Accor Hotel Arena in 2016.

As a teenager, Ibrahim wins some of the most renowned international competitions then starts a solo classical career before turning to jazz, among other things. He works with many artists from different influences like Sting, Salif Keïta, Matthieu Chedid, Grand Corps Malade, Marcus Miller or Quincy Jones.

Between 2007 and 2019, he produces, composes, arranges and directs more than 15 albums for him and other artists. He also composes more than 10 symphonic pieces as well as about fifteen movie scores. Meanwhile, he teaches trumpet and improvisation in conservatories since 1999 and was repeatedly invited to the International Trumpet Guild in the U.S to perform and teach. His last educational action was in the fall of 2019 when he invited the young students of the Orchestre à l’Ecole association to join him on stage during his Zenith shows for the first time in their lives and perform with him and his musicians.

©Yann Orhan

9 jours à Raqqa

  • Réalisation / Direction: Xavier de Lauzanne
  • France

Dans les forêts de Sibérie

  • Réalisation / Direction: Safy Nebbou
  • France