Jobic Le Masson was born in France in 1968 and started his musical education at the age of seven at the Conservatory. Age sixteen he moved to the US on his own and attended the Greenwich High School in Connecticut where he studied music theory and composition. In 1987 he attended the Berklee School of Music and returned to Paris after graduating in 1990.
Besides his activity as a teacher, Jobic dedicates his time to composing, arranging and performing. He has been part of many projects and recordings with musicians Arnaud Sacase, Gwen Sampé, Benjamin Duboc, Didier Lasserre, Aldridge Hansberry, Sebastien Buchholz, Christine Flowers, MJ Williams, Longineu Parsons.
From 2006 on, he has been performing in trio with Peter Giron and John Betsch (HILL, 2008, Enja Records).
Since 2012, Steve Potts has been a regular member added to the trio (album SONG to come out in October 2016, Enja Records).
Jobic has also preformed with JJ Elangué, François Thébèrge, Rick Margitza, Jon Handelsman, JC Montredon, CA Barry, Harry Swift, Daryl Hall, Ichiro Onoe, Felipe Cabrera, Simon Goubert, Ursuline Kairson, Makoto Sato, Jo Ann Pickens, Mark Sims, Antoine Paganotti, Lucien Johnson, Daniel Erdman, Thomas Kpade, Jeff Bouderau, Michael Felberbaum, Karl Januska, Jean-François Pauvros, Sylvain Guérineau, Benoit Raffin, Gilbert Roggi, Abdelhaï Bennani, JL Guillonet, Rasul Siddik, Amy Gamlen, Alexandra Grimal, Marcus Huholt, Jean-Jacques Avenel...