Laurent Clouet (FR/GR; clarinet, saxophone)

A highly versatile musician, Laurent Clouet learnt music during his travels and encounters with folk music players. He has been living in Thessaloniki for three years. After meeting Oleg Drobinski from the band Dobranotch he got into klezmer music. Over the past ten years he has specialized in Balkan music, learning from masters such as Selim Sesler in Turkey, Petar Voinikov in Bulgaria, Manos Achalinotopoulos and Stavros Pazarentsis in Greece. He continues playing klezmer music with Jérôme Block and Amit Weisberger, playing concerts and teaching workshops in France and abroad. He is involved in the Çok Malko and Drom collectives, the Bey.Ler.Bey trio, Beygale Orkestra, creole music bands Takamba and Infernale Biguine, and regularly works on original soundtracks for films.