Biography

Born in France in 1990, Musina Ebobissé grew up in a musical family. He started playing the saxophone at the age of eight, joining a special program at the Strasbourg Conservatory.In 2008, he entered the Jazz Department of the Strasbourg Conservatory, Alongside his jazz studies he completed a bachelor’s degree in sociology at the University of Strasbourg in 2012. Musina was involved in the Strasbourg musical scene and featured in different projects, developing his skills and versatility through different styles such as jazz, improvised music, reggae, hip-hop, and rock.

In 2013, Musina entered the Jazz Institut Berlin, where he studied, amongst others, with Peter Weniger, John Hollenbeck, Jim Black, Kurt Rosenwinkel and Greg Cohen. He completed a bachelor’s degree in jazz performance in 2017 and a master’s degree in jazz composition in 2019.Benefitting from the vivid Berlin jazz scene, he performs in a variety of musical contexts such as contemporary jazz, improvised music, world music and swing.

He has played at renowned international festivals such as Jazz d’Or, Wolfijazz, Jazz in Marciac, MaerzMusik, and Jazz Burghausen.

His current projects as a leader are the Musina Ebobissé Quintet, WEAVERS, Blendreed,  ERB Trio. As a side man, he plays and has recorded with GANNA, Thjis de Kljin Quintet, the Hans Anselm Big Band, Olga Amelchenko’s large ensemble.

In 2018, Musina Ebobissé won the second prize of the International Jazz Composition Contest of Katowice.

Since 2019, Musina Ebobissé lives between Paris and Berlin.

The debut album of Musina Ebobissé Quintet, “Timeprints” is released on Double Moon Record in august 2019.

He plays one Dyki Lys from GANNA (2020),  “ Liquid Circle”  from the Hans Anselm Big Band (2020)

In February 2021, Musina releases an ambient/jazz album “Moonstreet” with his solo project Blendreed on Bandcamp.