Jean-pierre Como

The French and European jazz scene’s singular and most important figure, Jean-Pierre Como, pianist and composer, became well-known in his last years as a quartet (Bolero, Scenario in 2013), a trio (Storia Directory, Directory), or in solo. This year, he returns with Express Europa » his 10th solo opus. A powerful creation with multiple colours, tinged by jazz and pop, it is a strong creation. He has composed new, strong compositions that reveal a bit of his intimate life, what gives him a taste of it. Jean-Pierre Como grew up in an Italian family, surrounded by music, culture and party. At six years old, Como begins studying music theory and piano at La Courneuve Aubervilliers. He was fascinated by music, and he began to compose at the age 13. Francois Couturier and Bernard Maury helped him to improve. He began playing in Parisian Jazz clubs at the age of 17. Jean-Pierre Como, aged 18, meets Paco Sery in Paris and they discuss the possibility of forming a group. It’s 1984 and SIXUN is born. This group of jazz fusion was the result of a meeting between Paco Sery and Jean-Pierre Como. Each leader brought with him other musicians, including Louis Winsberg. This adventure’s strength and originality are based on cultural mix, musical interbreeding, and collective work. Jean-Pierre Como composed a large part of the group’s compositions. Six musicians spent several months together in New York in 1994 to record the album “Lunatic Taxi.” His first collaborations with Stephane Huchard and Dominique Dipiazza, the bass player, will result in his first album of jazz in trio, Padre ». This record was released in 1989. He was always trying to push his creativity further. His albums, which he released in 1989, will feature his first collaborations with the bass player Dominique Dipiazza and the drummer Stephane Huchard. JP Como’s musical path was built through many meetings and very fruitful musical exchanges that fed him: Sylvain Luc and Louis Winsberg (1984), Stefano di Battista (1993), Jean-Luc Ponty (1997), Jean-Marie Ecay and Andre Ceccarelli in 1999, Pierre Bertrand and Paolo Fresu in 2000, Didier Lockwood 2001, Didier Woodwood in 2001, Pierre Bertrand and Paolo Fresu in 2006, Sylda, Diego Imbert and a joy to play, a strong energy and a communicative delicacy, a sense of a great music. From

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