An accomplished musician and songwriter with European roots, this Los Angeles Vibraphonist is a musician extraordinaire based in Los Angeles, California. His music draws from a variety of styles, including Jazz, Reggae, Pop, New Age, and World Beat among others, while incorporating his own compositions and an original sense of rhythym, always inspiring his audience to dance.
In addition to the vibraphone, this Los Angeles Vibraphonist has mastered a diverse range of instruments, including piano, flute, tablas, and various other percussions. His repertoire features a mix of standards paired with original songs, presenting an exciting arrangement of instrumentals with the airy sounds of the vibraphone at its core. From soothing jazz melodies, to rythmical percussive riffs, he is a musician of incredible range sure to set the mood.
Los Angeles Vibraphonist studies
This Los Angeles Vibraphonist studied at Santa Monica College, the Dick Grove School of Music and Le Conservatoire de Toulouse en France and has been a working musician for over thirty years. He has performed extensively in Europe and the US as a studio musician, songwriter, and composer and has made frequent appearances on French and Swiss television, as well as worked on four albums with Graeme Alright, a notable rock musician and lyricist of Europe.
His compositions have included works for the stage, in association with the Phoenix Dance Company, Dance Company West, and the Eleanor Graehm International Dance Company. This Los Angeles Vibraphonist has also written scores for several short films, including Mon Village Parmi tant d’autres, Alger Insolite, and The Saga.
Los Angeles Vibraphonist credits
Since his arrival in the US, he has performed with various bands at many venues, clubs, fundraisers and festivals in the L.A. area, including and among others, “At My Place” with Robert Freeman, a keyboardist who worked for Gladys Knight, the Atlas Café with Ludar and Eve of Bye-bye Brazil, and Alice’s restaurant with jazz guitarist James Clark. This Los Angeles Vibraphonist has also performed as a headliner at the Venice Art Walk, as well as at a Gala anniversary Celebration of MGM studios, and the Sepharadic Arts festival at the Skirball Cultural Center, which was aired on television.
As a songwriter, he has recorded several albums, including, “Lal Pani,” “Misty Tide,” with the collaboration of Steve Bartek of Oingo Boingo and Dusan Bogdanovic, and his most recent body of work, “Poetrix,” was released in late 2013. His songs have been performed by Lorie Mack (known for her work with Englebert Humperdink and the Righteous Brothers), and several of his compositions have won honorable mention in the Unisong International Song Contest, placed in the top ten percent of over 4,000 entries. This Los Angeles Vibraphonist is currently working on a new French language album, due to be out later this year.