Cuareim Quartet

The Cuareim Quartet is an unusual string quartet, composed of Rodrigo Bauza and Federico Nathan (violins), Olivier Samouillan (viola) and Guillaume Latil (cello), four musicians with different backgrounds who are all composers as well as performers. They play original compositions together, confronting and mixing their experiences acquired in different genres to explore new territories. They are interested in the musical traditions of all continents – including the language of jazz – while cultivating an atypical sound for a string ensemble.

While the focus of the four musicians is on contemporary jazz and improvised music, they eagerly embrace a wide variety of aesthetics and styles. The four musicians play original compositions and arrangements, hoping to break new ground by combining their very different backgrounds and experience in different genres.