Jean-Claude Pelletier

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Jean-Claude Pelletier (born August 11, 1928 in Joinville-le-Pont , Département Seine , † October 8, 1982 in Paris ) was a French jazz pianist , composer and band leader.

Pelletier worked in the French jazz scene with Pierre Braslavsky (who made the first recordings in 1950), Dave Pochonet and from the early 1950s in the orchestra of Alix Combelle , on whose recordings he took part with Buck Clayton and Jonah Jones . He also played with Maxim Saury and Albert Nicholas . In 1956 Pelletier took up for the first time under its own name; in changing line-ups with Jean-Pierre Sasson (g), Paul Rovère (b), Christian Garros (dr) and with Roland Bianchini (b) and Marcel Blanche (dr). In the following years he worked with Benny Vasseur , Claude Luter , Lionel Hampton , Guy Lafitte , Bill Coleman , Géo Daly , Pierre Sellin , Michel de Villers , Peanuts Holland , Sidney Bechet , and in the late 1960s with Baro Ferret , Stuff Smith and the singer Edith Wilson . In the field of jazz, he was involved in 44 recording sessions between 1950 and 1975.

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  1. Entry on Jean Claude Pelletier in Fichier des personnes décédées , accessed on July 1, 2020.
  2. Tom Lord : The Jazz Discography (online, accessed October 31, 2017)