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Michel Perez

French guitarist Michel Perez has the reputation of being a sincere and humble musician, a respected composer and a master of his instrument. What makes Michel's phrasing so interesting and unique is that he's not thinking like a guitar player, but more like a sax player and a pianist. Never showing off, Michel speaks with his heart and doesn't use his virtuosity for the sake of it. He is a musician before an instrumentalist. As you can identify the sound of Pat Metheny, Django, Wes Montgomery or John Scofield, you can tell when Michel plays; he has his own style and a great tone. His originality and sensibility puts him among the best jazz musicians. Self-taught, he started playing at the Hot Club de Lyon (France) alongside prestigious musicians like Slide Hampton, Johnny Griffin, Kenny Clark and Hank Mobley. After opening for Miles Davis at Vienne and Nice jazz festivals, Michel was featured in Bertrand Tavernier's film "Round About Midnight" playing with Herbie Hancock, Tony Williams, Wayne Shorter and Ron Carter. With keyboardist Gerard Maimone and Cameroonian bassist Rido Bayonne, Michel created the fusion band "Spheroe"

Album

Double Entente

Label: Such Production
Released: 2013

Album

Virgile

Label: Blue Note
Released: 1985


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