The “duo NPQ” was founded in 2004 by Koko Taylor and Sylvain Fournier, with the specific intention of reversing the commonly held principle that a group should devote itself to a single type of music. 

NPQ stands for “N’imPorte Quoi”, a French expression meaning something between “anything goes” and “messing around”. 

Since then the duo concentrates on satisfying this mission, but nevertheless ensuring a accurate delivery of the music. The repertoire of songs and instrumental pieces is generally interpreted on more than 20 instruments in each concert, and is totally devoid of barriers of style and genre. To add to the variety the performances also benefit from the frequent appearance of surprise guest artists.


Photo by Christian Lutz