Philippe Soirat

Philippe Soirat

Batterie

Born in 1961 in Menton, he grew up to the sounds of jazz that his parents were listening to. After starting out as an autodidact he studied at the conservatory in Monaco and Contemporary Musical center in Nice. He moved to Paris in 1986 and attended the informal school of jazz made of encounters and experiences between musicians. Shortly after, concerts multiply and he began to accompany musicians on the French and international scene such as Barney Wilen, Ricky Ford, Alain Jean-Marie, Lee Konitz, Yannick Rieu, Lionel and Stéphane Belmondo, Lou Donaldson, Dee-dee Bridgewater Ray Brown, Laurent de Wilde, Johnny Griffin, Mark Turner, Phil Woods and Steve Grossman.

His discography currently has more than fifty albums recorded with Barry Harris, Yannick Rieu, Gordon Beck, The Voice Messengers, Lenny Popkin, Ricky Ford, the Belmondo brothers, Laurent Coq, Ted Curson, Christophe Dal Sasso, George Cables, Fickelson Laurent, François Théberge, Barney Wilen etc … As well as a DVD with Alain Jean-Marie.

 
Né en 1961 à Menton, il grandit au son du jazz qu’écoutent ses parents. Après des débuts en autodidacte il étudie au conservatoire de Monaco et au centre Musical contemporain de Nice. Il s’installe à Paris en 1986 et fréquente l’école informelle du jazz faite de rencontres et d’expériences entre musiciens. Très vite les concerts se multiplient et il accompagne la plupart des musiciens de la scène française et internationale tels que Barney Wilen, Ricky Ford, Alain Jean-Marie, Lee Konitz, Yannick Rieu, Lionel et Stéphane Belmondo, Lou Donaldson, Dee-dee Bridgewater, Ray Brown, Laurent de Wilde, Johnny Griffin, Mark Turner, Phil Woods ou Steve Grossman.

Sa discographie compte à ce jour plus d’une cinquantaine d’albums enregistrés avec Barry Harris, Yannick Rieu, Gordon Beck, Les Voice Messengers, Lenny Popkin, Ricky Ford, les frères Belmondo, Laurent Coq, Ted Curson, Christophe Dal Sasso, George Cables, Laurent Fickelson, François Théberge, Barney Wilen etc…Ainsi qu’un DVD avec Alain Jean-Marie.

Les autres membres

Ronald Baker

voix, trompette


Ronald Baker


Alain Mayeras

piano


Alain Mayeras


Jean-Jacques Taïb

saxophone 


Jean-Jacques Taïb


David Salesse

contrebasse


David Salesse


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