Born in Brussels (B), Michel Herr has built in parallel a rich career as a pianist, a composer and an arranger.
As a pianist, Michel Herr has played with renown jazz soloists : Joe Henderson, Chet Baker, Archie Shepp, Bill Frisell,
Joe Lovano, Charlie Mariano, Johnny Griffin, Slide Hampton, Art Farmer, Lee Konitz, John Abercrombie, Billy Hart, Philip
Catherine, Daniel Humair, Aldo Romano, Palle Danielsson, Norma Winstone, Riccardo Del Fra, Richard Galliano,
François Jeanneau, Paolo Fresu, etc…, as well a the cream of the Belgian jazz scene.
For almost 2 decades, he played with Toots Thielemans in the whole world.
Michel Herr led several bands (trio, quintet, nonet and big band), in which he played his numerous compositions.
He is also an internationally renown composer and arranger.
In 1988 he receives the Monaco Jazz Composition Prize.
His compositions and arrangements earned him an international fame