— FRANCOIS JEANNEAU – Une Bien Curieuse Planète —

Born in Paris, June 15th 1935.

In 1960 he joins the GEORGE ARVANITAS quintet. He then plays with MARTIAL SOLAL, RENÉ URTREGER, EDDIE LOUISS, BERNARD VITET, MICHEL PORTAL, FRANCOIS TUSQUES, JACQUES THOILOT. He is one of the pioneers of the FREE IMPROVISATION.

He’s one of the member of Triangle, a band formed in 1969.

From 1975 to 1979, he’s part of a famous quartet composed of JEAN-FRANCOIS JENNY-CLARK, ALDO ROMANO and MICHEL GRALLIER (CHRISTIAN ESCOUDÉ after).
And he forms a trio with DANIEL HUMAIR and HENRI TÉXIER.
In 1978, he creates Pandemonium, presented at the Donaueschingen Festival the same year.

1980, he starts QUATUOR DE SAXOPHONES, he composes the music of “Une Sale Affaire”, a movie by Alain Bonnet, he also creates a “Pièce Pour Deux Pianos – ANASTOMOSE”

1982, he organizes Jazz classes at the Conservatoires Municipaux de la ville de Paris/ADAC.

From 1983 to 85, he is on tour all over the world.
He also composes new creations, a second PANDEMONIUM album.

The ONJ (Orchestre National de Jazz) see the light in 1986, he plays with GIL EVANS, STEVE LACY, LARRY SCHNEIDER , MICHAEL GIBBS, MARTIAL SOLAL, ERIC WATSON, CHRISTIAN CHEVALLIER and many more.

1991, he receives the “Grand Prix National de la Musique”

1992, he’s a professor at the CNSM de Paris, at the University of Paris 8 (Saint-Denis)…

and today I’m here trying to convince you to download this album, he’s first album “Une Bien Curieuse Planète” (Such A Weird Planet) on PALM, featuring MICHEL GRAILLER (Keys), JEAN-FRANCOIS JENNY-CLARK (Bass) and BERNARD LUBAT (Drums).

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I hope you’ll enjoy listening to it. I love this album.

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Discography :

Une bien curieuse planète (Palm 22, 1975)
Techniques douces (Owl 04, Prix Boris Vian 1976)
Ephémère (Owl 07, 1978)
Paris Jazz Quartet (Horo 101-28, 1979)
Humair-Jeanneau-Texier (Owl 16, 1979)
Akagera (JMS 12, 1980)
Soli Solo Plus (ARC, 1981)
Double-Messieurs (Open 14, 1981)
Mad Sax II (CV 733, Grand Prix du Disque 1982)
Pandémonium, Terrains Vagues (Owl 33, 1983)
Orchestre National de Jazz 86 (Label Bleu BL 6503/4, 1986)
ONJ, Jazz Bûhne Berlin 1986 (Amiga Jazz 8 56 234, 1986)
Pandémonium (Carlyne, C12, 1988)
Taxiway (Label Bleu 6518, 1989)
Mixtures (Music for Media, 1989)
Update 3.3 (Label Bleu, 1990)
Rencontre (Renaudin CC 004, 1991)
Joachim Kuhn Big Band (CMP, 1991)
Maloya Transit, Quartet + Trio Tambour (Label Bleu 6546, 1992)
Tribute to Mingus (Charlotte, 1992)
A Love Affair In Clermont-Ferrand (1993)
Denis Moog Quartet invite François Jeanneau (1994)
Chaude Image, Quatuor Cenoman (1995)
Les Allumés du Jazz (1996)
Le POM (Pee Wee 015, 1997)
Alice (Label Bleu, (1997 à paraître),
Estramadure/Le POM (Pee Wee 025, 1999)
Connection (Pee Wee, 1999 à paraître)
FrameWork (AS 075, 2000)
Charméditerranéen (ECM, 2001-2002)
Eleven (2002, à paraître)
Pap-Pap (duo avec Victor Komenkov, 2003)
Médéo (avec le Youth Almaty Jazz band, 2003)
Rencontre avec Sulé (2003)
Trans-Kazakh-Express (2004)
Flench Wok (Jean-Philippe Muvien, Bee 011, 2004)

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