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Daniel Janke (piano) is an improviser and composer, based in Yukon, Canada, His work is eclectic, crossing many genres and disciplines. Daniel’s piano style is heavily influenced by an upbringing in gospel music. Available Light is a new iteration of Daniel’s group Winter Trio. Other recent collaborations by Daniel Janke include work with violinist Mark Fewer; soprano Rachel Fenlon; and clarinetist François Houle. Commissions include works for the Penderecki String Quartet, Standing Wave Ensemble, Toronto Symphony, NEM, Bozzini String Quartet, and the Continuum Ensemble. Recording releases include Body In Motion [2022, Centrediscs]; and Crystalline with clarinetist François Houle [2022]. For more information visit

Basile Rahola (bass) is from Barcelona, and currently lives in Brussels. He started playing the electric bass in 2001 at the age of 7 at the IEFAR (European Institute for Rhythmic Arts Training) in Montpellier (France). In 2012, he participated in jazz workshops with pianist Pierre Coulon-Cerisier, and bassist Alfred Vilayleck. In 2013 he entered the jazz department of ENM (National School of Music) in Villeurbanne (Lyon) where he studied double bass. Basile has played internationally in Spain, Canary Islands, Belgium, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Italy, Slovakia, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, and Morocco. He continues his career as a musician based in Brussels, Belgium, where he plays with his main projects Baz Trio and Basile Rahola Quartet.

Ariel Tessier (drums) is originally from Pau, France where he started playing drums and classical percussion. Ariel continued his learning by following the lessons of the Jazz class from the CRR, then from the CNSM in Paris, where he graduated in 2013. In 2015, he spent his first stay in New York which turned out to be decisive.  A very active musician on the Parisian scene, he performs regularly in France and abroad within many from the younger generation, but also with renowned musicians such as Riccardo del Fra, Pierrick Pedron, Antoine Hervé. He is the winner of several national competitions including that of “Jazz à la Défense” and “Jazz Migration”.


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