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BIOGRAPHY

Here is a list of the people I had or have the chance to play with.

Concerts with (among others):  

        

pH4 (Philippe DRAGONETTI, Marta THEMO, Yves MARGUET); SLIGHT CONFUSION 4tet (Laurent DERACHE, Philippe BRASSOUD, Antoine BROUZE), MALDRACOR (Ivor MALHERBE, Philippe DRAGONETTI), TRIBAL REUNION (Joël Musy, Marta THEMO, Yves MASSY, Pierre-François MASSY ou Stéphane FISH), SWISS JAZZ ORCHESTRA, Giulio STRACCIATI (IT), GOODNESS GRACIOUS (Yves CERF, Raphaël ORTIS, Arthur HNATECK),  François JEANNEAU (F), Hervé SELLIN (F),  Daniel HUMAIR (F), Michel BASTET-Raoul ESMERODE, Pierre DREVET (F), Laurent BLUMENTHAL (F), Maurizio BIONDA, Christophe SCHWEIZER,  LA FANFARE DU LOUP, Jean-Louis ALMOSNINO (F), Pierre BLANCHARD (F), Claude SCHNEIDER, François LINDEMANN, Alain PETITMERMET; Pierre-Luc VALLET, Franck AGUHLON (F), Alvin QUEEN (USA), DRAGO-ROGG, Bob HARISSON (USA). Jerry BERGONZI (USA), Tommy CAMPBELL (USA), John VOIROL, George ROBERT, Marcel PAPAUX, Ivor MALHERBE, François ALLAZ, Franco AMBROSETTI, Carlos BAUMANN, Adam NUSSBAUM (USA), John VOIROL, Gildas BOCLE (F), Mike RICHMOND (USA), Art VAN DAMME (USA), Raetus FLISCH, Frank MAROCCO (USA), Kenny KOTWITZ (USA), Charles SCHNEIDER, Jacques DEMIERRE, François BAUER, Dave JOHNSON (USA), Jim BLACK (USA), Daniel PERRIN, Pierangelo CRESCENZIO, Michel WEBER, Gary BURTON (USA), Peter ERSKINE (USA), ...

                                

Here is a list of the recordings I played in

Recordings with (among others):

 

pH4 (2019, TCB 36102)

SLIGHT CONFUSION (2014, TCB 32602)

Denis GONSETH (2012, CD 1389/1390)

TRIBAL REUNION (2009, VDE, CD1287)

LA FANFARE DU LOUP (2008, Le Fanfareduloup Orchestra LLP 006)

KEN WOOD, Airmail Special, (2006)

Patrick MAMIE (Planisphare, 2002)

BASTET-ESMERODE-CORNAZ (2001, AS 098 Altrisuoni)

Valérie LOU (1996, GP 110596 4)

Frank MAROCCO (USA), (1995, SAB-CD 010, Sabanou production)

Jérôme THOMAS big band et Ray ANDERSON (USA), (1995, ELEP)

DRAGO-ROGG sextet, (ORP 9402, 1994)

Jérôme THOMAS big band (1994)

CORNA’Z 4tet, (1994)

Fritz RENOLD 4tet + 2 (Jerry BERGONZI (USA), Tommy CAMPBELL (USA), Christian JACOB (F), Gildas BOCLE (F)), (1992,152042 FD Music)

Musical Diplomas

1989   Graduated from Berklee College of Music, (Boston, USA), “major of jazz composition” with “Summa Cum Laude”. Student of Ed SAINDON and Gary BURTON.

 

1984 Certificate of the jazz section of the Montreux conservatory (CH)

Music teaching experiences:

Master classes in France and Switzerland. Member of the SSPM (Swiss Society of Musical Pedagogy)

 

From 2006 to 2008

Guest teacher at AMR (Geneva, CH)

 

From 1999 to 2007

Director of EJMA (Ecole de Jazz et de Musique Actuelle, Lausanne, CH).

 

From 1977 to 2008

Music teacher (vibes, harmony, improvisation, ensemble, ...) in private and in different swiss jazz schools.