|.CADENCE U.S.A. :
...Accomplished Europeans improvisers perfectly atuned to one another...many great moments. A genuily rewarding session...is definitely worth seeking out
" Michel Edelin is a composer and an important instrumentalist of the jazz in France "
" Michel EDELIN, an A-MA-ZING flute player, one of our best flutists, the best inspired "
"... A revelation: there is an own style Edelin which is henceforth to carryon the credit of his owner "
" Michel Edelin draws intelligently from the roots of the jazz and from the constant dialogue between the past and present sources of this music, it is always to find there the évergie necessary to draw its own road. The resultant of these forces gives one of the most beautiful musics who may listen on the uncommon market of the European soloists today. "
"Edelin don't try and copy Peul flute players and keep his radiant personnality" ( About Jean-Jacques Avenel's record "Waraba"
LE MONDE DE LA MUSIQUE
" EDELIN stood bit by bit out himself as THE flute player of the french jazz. It is worth us moments of sweet madness, of tenderness and humor "
LE NOUVEL OBSERVATEUR
" A remarkable flute player "
Michel Edelin, an incredibly hot flute player , It's a genuine pleasure
LA RÉPUBLIQUE DU CENTRE
Michel EDELIN is admirable technician, breathtaking one full of eloquence which possesses a pointed sense of the
phrasé and the melody (bluesy sometimes, impressionist, often) "
JAZZ MUSICIANS FROM FRANCE-
" He investigates the meanders of the jazz until draw his own road. He crosses here the avenues of the repertory, there, the side streets where live all the boldnesses .But always weaved by energy and by nuance. One way remains excellently musical.
LE MATIN (Switzerland)
" A final in highlight: Michel EDELIN, 10 / 10 of musicality, the discreet authority and the dishevelled lyric... He had opened the ears of the public to the happiness. A flutist, finally, who plays nothing else and who knows how to put some dynamite in this silver reed, made lament the ballad and roar out the fast tempi... What elegance! "
LEST VAUDOIS (Switzerland)
... It will be a moment hardly made by beauty and by charm, what excludes by no means swing and humor... "
One heard Michel EDELIN putting into dialogue in its advantage with Dave Valentin in Festival de Vienne the sound which paufine, smooth and ample, takes advantage in the instrument .
LES DERNIÈRE NOUVELLES DALSACE.
Held best, not only because the room was full up (...)But because the music was beautiful, full of energy and nuance... "
FRANCE MUSIQUE (Broadcast)
Claude Carrière big moments, beautiful surprises and many beautiful music, without ever any effect, no artificial matter. It was really very full and very subtle "
" Michel Edelin practises only the flute. Its ways of playing, crossed by Roland Kirk or Eric Dolphy is a subtle balance between the roots of the jazz and a music in the more opened spectre (from Monk to the free-jazz). He is the author of a very beautiful opera - jazz for children: Ze Blue Note. "