Homage to Boris Vian
Once again, homage to an iconoclast, but this time also to one of my favorite writers, who was born and died in Ville d'Avray, which is also where I live. It would be something of an exaggeration to say you have to be French to appreciate the musico-literary allusions (and decidedly out of place in an international caralogue!). On the other hand, don't expect non-French audiences to react the same way, especially during the final inimitable quotation from the famous Le Déserteur.
Born on the 19h of October 1955, the French performer, composer, arranger and improviser Roland Dyens began to study the guitar when he was nine years old. Later he studied with the Spanish master Alberto Ponce in a class where he obtained, in 1976, the "Licence de Concert" from l'Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris (France). [...]