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  • Serge Perathoner


    Pianist - Composer - Director

    Serge Perathoner is a French composer, keyboard player and arranger. Studio musician and arranger for Yves Simon, Michel Berger, Luc Plamondon, France Gall, Johnny Hallyday, Sylvie Vartan and Céline Dion, he also arranged the music for Starmania and Notre-Dame de Paris, and has composed film scores and theme tunes (Ushuaïa Nature and Navarro).

    Serge Perathoner studied at the Conservatoire National de Troyes before moving on to piano, chamber music and writing at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris. His debut was alongside Yves Simon on the score for the film, Diabolo Menthe (Peppermint Soda), in 1977. Then with the American violinist, David Rose, he formed Blue Rose, whose album broke into the Billboard charts.

    In the studio and/or on stage, Serge Perathoner has accompanied France Gall, Michel Berger, Johnny Hallyday, Sylvie Vartan, Jane Birkin and Gérard Manset. As an arranger and musical director, he has worked on albums for Céline Dion and France Gall. As a close associate of Michel Berger, he was responsible for the arrangement and musical direction of Starmania (the 1988 and 1993 versions) and La Légende de Jimmy (1991). After this the author, Luc Plamondon, and the composer, Richard Cocciante, asked him to do the same work for their successful musical comedy, Notre-Dame de Paris.

    Working alongside Jannick Top, he has also composed television theme tunes (Ushuaïa Nature, Opération Okavango), jingles, music for TV series (Navarro, Fabio Montale), ballets (Roland Petit) and scores. He has regularly worked with Pierre and Marc Jolivet in cinéma, television and theatre. At the end of the 1980s he set up Piano Bass Music Ltd, which produces and edits the bulk of his compositions, including the credits for Nicolas Hulot's television programme, Ushuaïa Nature.

     

  • Simon Pucheu


    Composer - Producer - Pianist

    Simon Pucheu is a French native composer, producer and pianist

    Simon Pucheu is a French native Composer - Producer - Pianist.

    His piano education started early with his father who is a pianist. He was as a computer engineer (specialized in coding and hardware) and he graduated from Epitech Paris in 2013 when he decided to change field for what he really likes: Music.

    He learned Classical Composition and Jazz Piano in Paris at the Conservatory where he graduated in 2016. After that, he went to Berklee College of Music in 2016 where he graduated in 2018.

    Currently based in Los Angeles CA.

     

    • Computer engineer at TDF (the main television company in France) – (2011-2013)
    • Piano teacher at the Conservatory of Paris – (2015-2016)
    • Piano performances :
      • Grammy Museum in Los Angeles (2019)
      • Berklee Performance Center in Boston (2018)
      • Wally's Cafe Jazz Club in Boston (2018)
      • Sunset/Sunside in Paris (2017)
      • Duc des Lombards in Paris (2017)
    • Music Production for "BEN"; famous pop artist in Korea – This rendition was broadcasted lived on Korean TV (2019) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEmeKc-R7ns
    • Music Production with Francis Kim (famous Pop producer in US and South Korea) (2018- 2019)
    • Internship At "Sacred Tiger" ; Film scoring company of Henry Jackman, who is best known for composing the music for "Captain America" "Kick Ass" "X-Men" (2018) https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2273444/
    • Assistant for "Tamir Hendelman"; (pianist for Diana Krall, John Pizzarelli, John Clayton, Jeff Hamilton) (2018) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamir_Hendelman
    • Library Manager and Composer at "Musik Vergnuegen" Studio https://www.musikvergnuegen.com (2019)
    • Production teacher at EEI Creative Arts (2019) https://www.eeicreativearts.com/
    • Sponsored Artist by Prodipe, Doing articles and reviews for their musical gear. http://www.prodipe.com/artistes/entry-1508- simon-pucheu.html (2018-2019)

     

     

  • Sir Waldo Weathers with The Soul of James Brown


    Artist - Entertainer - Saxophonist

    Sir Waldo Weathers with The Soul of James Brown. When Sir. Waldo performs it's his mission to please everyone.

    Sir. Waldo grew up in Louisville, Kentucky (March 1th,1950) and at 12 years of age, he was called to play with a group in a night club, and moved on with up to named act as a Sax man. He started out with rhythm and blues bands and went on to do Country music (1984) and recorded his own Country CD, (on CD baby.com) and then jumped to Smooth Jazz & Funk! “And yes he does Gospel.”

    Sir. Waldo Weathers was awarded a letter of acknowledgment being the First Black Country Sax Player ~~from the Country Music Hall of fame. Quite an honor! (1985)

    His group gives their audience an entertaining performance with their wide range of vocals. Mr. Saxual Fulfillment himself rounds out the group with his sexy sax and his deep, smooth, sexy voice.

    As you sat and listened to Waldo play his romantic /Funk music on his saxophone you can feel your senses being fed a sensual feast fit for any woman or man. You wont be disappointed. You will truly be "fulfill

    Sir. Waldo Weathers Artist, entertainer, musician Member of (The James Brown Band) for 15 years. Now Performing worldwide doing his own thing after being with groups like The Nite-Liters 1968-70, Charley Pride (1979- 1989) , Johnny Taylor( 1985-1987 and Phil Collins (2010-2011) and On shows with nothing but great super stars,

    Like Michel Jackson (1998) as seen on BET and many many more.

    Waldo has toured the world, no country not seen.

    Are you ready for a tour of Dance, Funk and Soul? You better come on!

    (Formerly of the James Brown Band)Starting in (1992) Performing sax solos on CD (James Brown, Live at the Apollo 1995) (Gonna have a Funky good time) (Living in America) (Papa's Bag) Also on the DVD (Live at the House of Blues 2000) And (James Brown on PBS) With James Brown doing the Waldo Dance.

    Now giving the fans a touch of his Sexy Sax and sweet soulful Funk!

    Now living outside Stuttgart, Germany (as a new home base,) by way of Nashville, TN USA

    "Saxual Fulfillment" is what you get when you hear the romantic sounds of Sir. Waldo Weathers. On stage he's the *Da Pope of Funk* when he grooves his band and hit's the funk.

    When Sir. Waldo performs it's his mission to please everyone.

     

  • Tony Match


    Drummer - Percussionist - Producer

    Influenced by the most famous jazzmen and jazz labels , Tony Match created his own style through jazz , soul and breakbeat jazz.

    After being influenced by various jazz players and jazz labels Tony Match has been able to create his own style which crosses over between jazz, soul and breakbeat jazz. Since 1998 he has been committed to the Nu Jazz scene and has worked with singers and musicians such as Flora Purim (Miles Davis, Stan), Mozez (Zero7), Awsa Bergstrom (Nick Cave, London Gospel City Choir), Jean Baptiste Laya (Christian Escoudé), Dynamax, DB Clifford, the songwriter Beth Hirsch, Sol, Kaori Kaneko and Neelam.

    Latest production: RICHARD GALLIANO J.S BACH for Universal/Deutsche Grammophon - released in April 2010

     

  • Vladimir Cosma


    Composer - Director - Violonist

    A prolific composer, inspired melody and subtle, original orchestrator, Vladimir Cosma is the author of the greatest successes of French cinema - over 300 ! - As The Tall Blond Man With One Black Shoe , La Boum, Rabbi Jacob, Diva, Le Bal, the ace of aces, The Goat, The Father Christmas is a junk, The Glory of my father, my mother Castle, The dinner Game ...

    Vladimir Cosma is a composer, conductor and violinist, born in Bucharest, Romania.

    Has composed over 200 scores for feature films and TV series.

    All of French cinema's biggest successes over the last 30 years have had Vladimir Cosma soundtracks: Alexandre le Bienheureux and The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe directed by Yves Robert, The Party by Claude Pinoteau, Diva by Jean-Jacques Beineix, l'Aile ou la Cuisse by Claude Zidi, Rabbi Jacob by Gérard Oury, and The Dinner Game and The Goat by Francis Veber to name but a few.

    French television series: L'Amour en Héritage, Michel Strogoff, Châteauvallon, Les Yeux d'Hélène and Les Cœurs Brûlés.

    His honours include two Césars, two Golden Sevens and a Cannes Film Festival award.

    Wrote the opera 'Marius et Fanny' which was first shown at the Opéra de Marseille with Roberto Alagna and Angela Gheorghiu as leads.

     

  • Yvon Guillard


    Trumpeter

    Yvon Guillard belongs to this category of musicians whose career evolves with bold experiences with a constant musical research.

    YVON GUILLARD belongs to a class of musicians whose careers have developed through bold experimentation based on nonstop musical research.

    A classical training from a conservatoire combined with a natural affinity for jazz, rhythm and blues paved the way for Yvon Guillard to work with the likes of Weidorje at one end of the spectrum and Jacques Higelin at the other, not forgetting Bernard Lavilliers, Véronique Sanson, Bill Deraime, Serge Gainsbourg, Magma, Youssou N'Dour, l'Affaire Louis Trio, the Silencers, Eva Marchal and Claude Salmiéri in the middle.