Jac Berrocal is a legendary French avant trumpeter who has played with Catalogue 80, Gilbert Artman & the (NY) Sirens. Since the early 70's Jac Berrocal has music has taken many creative paths - jazz trumpeter, punk rock singer, electronic experimentalist, poet, improviser, performance artist, and always the provocateur.
"It was strange how our public changed. Rock promoters invited us and were bemused, and jazz festivals invited us and lived to regret it! (laughs) We played once in Austria, and Cecil Taylor was there and loved it. He told me it was the only thing in the festival that didn't bore him. The journalists hated it, though. They said it was punk rock. "