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Jerry Tachoir

Contemporary jazz recording artist. Leader of the Group Tachoir, has performed at most of the major concert halls and jazz festivals throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Most in demand artist/clinician for the Tama/Bergerault company. Jazz Duo with guitarist, Van Manakas also the Duo Tachoir with pianist, Marlene Tachoir Author Contemporary Mallet Method - an Approach to the Vibraphone and Marimba published by Riohcat Music and distributed by Mel-Bay First to release educational videos for the vibraphone - www.masterstudyseries.com

Awards

Grammy nominee GMN composition winner Winner 9th and 10 International Jazz Composition Contest - Monaco

Gear

Bergerault mallet instrument Innovative Percussion - signature mallets - Jerry Tachoir model


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Meet Jerry Tachoir: Grammy nominated contemporary jazz mallet artist, Jerry Tachoir has performed at most of the major jazz festivals, universities, and concert halls throughout the US, Canada, and Europe.

Artist/clinician for the Ludwig/Musser division of the Conn-Selmer company since 1972, when signed as a Musser artist/clinician while in High School.

Author of A Contemporary Mallet Method - an approach to the vibraphone and marimba which is required study at several major music schools.

First to release educational ...

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Performance / Tour

Jerry And Marlene Tachoir Duo at Slippery Rock State College on November 13

Jerry And Marlene Tachoir Duo at Slippery Rock State College on November 13

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Jazz vibraphonist, Jerry Tachoir and pianist Marlene Tachoir will be performing this Tuesday, Nov 13 at Slippery Rock State College in PA. This event is sponsored by the College, Ludwig/Musser Innovative Percussion and Avita Jazz Records The performance is scheduled from 2 - 4 PM. Contact Slippery Rock Music Department for location and more information. Jerry is one of the most in demand Artist/clinicians on the roster for the Ludwig/Musser division of the Conn-Selmer Corporation. The Duo will be performing ...

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Vibist, Jerry Tachoir and Pianist, Marlene Tachoir at Jazz Educators Network Conference

Vibist, Jerry Tachoir and Pianist, Marlene Tachoir at Jazz Educators Network Conference

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Jerry and Marlene Tachoir will be one of the featured clinicians and performers at next weeks Jazz Educators Network Conference in New Orleans. Jerry and Marlene will present an Outreach clinic/performance at the KIPP School for the Creative Arts in New Orleans, present by the Jazz Educators Network and sponsored by the Ludwig/Musser division of the Conn-Selmer company, Innovative Percussion, and Avita Jazz Records. In addition, Jerry will be featured in an evening concert with percussionist Ruben Alvarez for a ...

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Jerry Tachoir Concert/Clinic

Jerry Tachoir Concert/Clinic

Source: Michael Ricci


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Vibist Jerry Tachoir and Pianist Marlene Tachoir on Tour in S. Carolina

Vibist Jerry Tachoir and Pianist Marlene Tachoir on Tour in S. Carolina

Source: Michael Ricci

The Jazz duo of vibist, Jerry Tachoir and pianist Marlene Tachoir will be featured at several universities in South Carolina the week of October 26th. The Tachoir Duo will be in Charleston at Charleston Southern on Monday October 26th and will continue to Limestone College in Gaffney on Tuesday October 27 and to University of South Carolina, Aiken on Wednesday and Thursday, October 28th and 29th. The Tachoirs will perform all original compositions, some from their latest CD Travels on ...

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Education

Vibist Jerry Tachoir Takes Jazz to the Classroom

Vibist Jerry Tachoir Takes Jazz to the Classroom

Source: All About Jazz

A Grant from the Community Foundation, The Tennessee Arts Commission, the Musicians Performance Trust, and the Hendersonville Arts Council has provided an opportunity for Middle School and High School Students in Middle Tennessee to experience The Jerry Tachoir Group Live. This is probably the first and only time these students might get an opportunity to be exposed to contemporary jazz improvisation and by a live working Jazz Group. The Jerry Tachoir Group is playing some of their original material by ...

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Education

Jerry Tachoir Clinic/Concert Cal State - Long Beach

Jerry Tachoir Clinic/Concert Cal State - Long Beach

Source: All About Jazz


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Recording

New Jerry Tachoir Group CD

New Jerry Tachoir Group CD

Source: All About Jazz


Highly original music by creative musician with dazzling improvisations

Primary Instrument

Vibraphone

Location

Nashville

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

Credentials/Background

Berklee College grad. Teach mallet percussion - vibes and marimba Also teach jazz improvisation and advanced harmony

Clinic/Workshop Information

32 year artist/clinician for the Ludwig/Musser division of the Conn-Selmer company. Presented improvisation and advanced harmony clinics at most of the universities and colleges throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Featured artist at numerous Percussive Arts Society International Conventions and IAJE conventions

Marlene Tachoir
piano and vocals

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