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Dominique Fillon
Akemi Fillon

Dominique Fillon Akemi Fillon
Dominique Fillon, piano
Born in 1968, Dominique Fillon is a jazz pianist from France, who started playing professionally at a very young age. After years of accompanying artists of international renown such as Jimmy Cliff, Geoffrey Oryema, Angélique Kidjo, Lokua Kanza and Bernard Lavilliers, he started producing other artists’ albums (Sanseverino, Marijosé Alie and Philippe Lavil, to name a few), and went on to record his own music, releasing four albums over the past decade. He travels around the world with his quartet, and is one of the most versatile and sought-after producers/composers/accompanists on the music scene today in France. Since 2009, he has been very active in Japan, where he not only performs all over the country but also collaborates with many well-known Japanese artists such as Kazumi Watanabe, Yuji Toryama, Aun-J classic orchestra, Ryo Sonoda, Momoko Yuasa, Tamaru, Jusqu'a Grand-père, and Koba.

Akemi Fillon, violin
Born in France in 1979 to a Japanese mother and a German father, Akemi Fillon picked up her first violin at the age of 3, and her classical music studies led her all the way to receiving the First Prize at the Conservatory of Music in Boulogne Billancourt with Maryvonne LeDizès. In 2004 she enrolled at the National Superior Conservatory of Music, studying under Gèrard Jarry and then Roland Daugareil, and graduated with high honors. Parallel to her success as a composer for television films, she has performed with the Paris Opera, the Orchestre de Paris, and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Radio France. She also regularly collaborates with a long list of world-renowned artists, both on tour and in the studio, including Diana Krall, Vanessa Paradis, Alexandre Desplat, Michel Legrand, Vladimir Cosma, Julien Clerc, Serge Lama, Mika, Benjamin Biolay, Michael Bublé, Harry Connick Jr., and Woodkid.

(As of Novemver 2016)