The proposed free trade agreement between the US and Europe (TTIP) causes concern about the European right to self-determination. The most controversial part of TTIP is ISDS: investor-state dispute settlement. ISDS will make it possible for companies to sue governments that damage their investments. But is this arbitrage system where a few investment lawyers decide over billions of taxpayers money a protection of our business interests, or a threat to our democracy? On October 2015, tens of thousands of European citizens took to the streets, and more than 2.5 million signatures were offered to the European Commission.
From Gil Evans to Youn Sun Nah through the ONJ where Lars Danielsson, this eclectic musician, "rhythmist" more than a drummer, played with all the cream of international jazz, without to mention many forays into pop, song, world music and his work as a composer of film music. Inventive percussionist, whom his peers nicknamed "the wizard" offers us in this first solo album music of the highest caliber, open and energetic, which has its place at the forefront of the current European jazz. Fed at school in Brazil, the Caribbean, Africa and the East, Xavier Desandre Navarre is a popular musician from the Scandinavian scene, his compositions are many games and tributes to live music and jazz in particular.