François Chassagnite

French trumpet player. Born June 21, 1955 in Ussel. Died April 8, 2011, in Nice. Francois Chassagnite is one of the most important French jazz trumpeters. He toured the globe and was a regular guest of many great jazz musicians, including Canadian Gil Evans and Malian Salif Keita. He was an organizer of the Marciac Jazz Festival’s master class, where Wynton Marsalis and other top US jazz musicians like Terence Blanchard were invited. Amazon

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