Louis Petrucciani

Born in Toulon into the celebrated family of musicians the Petruccianis (of course). From the age of seven, he worked in a family trio and participated in numerous concerts over the following 12 years. In 1975 he met Barre Phillips and worked with him over the next five years expanding his musical horizons. In 1980 he left for the USA where he had the good fortune to study with Chuck Israel (bassist with Bill Evans) On his return to France, Louis performed with his brother Michel Petrucciani and participated in his first European tour (immortalised in film by Franck Cassenti). With his brother Michel, Louis has also worked with numerous other musicians such as Bernard Lubat, Lee Konitz, Horace Parlan, Bob Malach, Elior Zigmund, Roy Haynes, Lenny White…

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