Yves Robert (musician)

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Background information
Born (1958-01-17) January 17, 1958 (age 64)
Chamalières, France
Genres
  • Classical
  • jazz
Occupation(s)Trombone player
LabelsECM Records
Websiteyvrobert.free.fr
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NationalityFrench
CitizenshipFrance

Yves Robert (born 17 January 1958 in Chamalières, France) is a French trombone player of Modern Creative Jazz.

Life

Robert studied until 1976 at the Vichy Conservatory and then continued to be active in the Jazz clubs of Lyon and Nancy. He got in touch with the Jazz Avantgarde through the Association à la Recherche d’un Folklore Imaginaire (ARFI) and its Big Band Marmite Infernal[1]Afterwards he worked with the German-French jazz ensemble (under Albert Mengelldorff and Henri Texier) as well as with Didier Levallet, Steve Lacy, Chris McGregor, Louis Sclavis, Gil Evans and the Orchestre National de Jazz. He performed with André Jaume, Heiner Goebbels, Marc Ducret, Daniel Humair, Wolfgang Reisinger, Andreas Willers, Daniel Erdmann and Joëlle Léandre. Since the beginning of the 1990s he formed his own groups with which he performed at European festivals.[2][3]

Source

  • Philippe Carles, André Clergeat et Jean-Louis Comolli, Dictionnaire du jazz.[4] Éditions Robert Laffont, series "Bouquins", Paris, 1994 ISBN 2-221-07822-5
  • Martin Kunzler: Jazz-Lexikon.[5] Vol. 2: M–Z (rororo-Sachbuch. Vol. 16513). 2nd edition. Rowohlt, Reinbek bei Hamburg 2004, ISBN 3-499-16513-9.

References

  1. Yves Robert Trio
  2. Yves Robert on traces musicales
  3. Yves Robert on All about Jazz
  4. Dictionnaire du jazz on WorldCat
  5. Jazz-Lexikon. on WorldCat

External links

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