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Style: Metal / Funk / Jazz / Progressive ....
Biography: Influenced by P Rondat,C Godin, C Achard , G Howe, R Thal, M Eklundh, Vai, Scoffiled .... every guitarists and musicians playing their own way...
I create the instrumental band "Fantastic(s)3" with Pascal Biwandu (drums) and Wilfried Widmann (Bass) three years ago, trying to do our own music .
We records our first album in 2005 summer and it's distibued since april 2006 by french label Acropole Records. We have done many concerts everywhere in France notably first part of Jeff Kollman Band, Christophe godin, with our friends from Plug'in Band , many festivals and masterclass notably the prestigious "Guitare Folies" and "Issoudun" french festivals... I create my own signature guitar model with Xavier Petit french guitar maker but i finally endorssed Vigier guitar and exclusively use a Vigier Excalibur Custom guitar.
I recorded four years ago a guitar teaching video and i writte teaching heading for the french magazine "guitare live" playing in the style of : J Petrucci, P Gilbert, P Rondat, Y Malmsteen, R Kotzen, S Vai, J Becker, S Morse, C Berry, D Guilmour .... funk, Blues, Major scales and deliator .... I also record many teaching video for guitars web site notably a monthly one for
I took part to the "fusion project" (Greatwinds/Musea) created by Mel Gaynor (Simple minds) ,Stephane Deriau-Reine and Jan-Olof Strandberg, recording some Rythm guitars and a solo ;-))
At last , i'm the teaching director of the french music school "Arema Rock et Chanson" ( ) in Talence(33) ...and give masterclasses wherever people want me to !
Discography: The Fusion Project - Great Winds (2006)
Fantastic(s)3 : Boarding Pass (2006)
Musique pour le DVD " Fabrication d'une guitare electrique" de Xavier Petit (2004)
video - Jean Fontanille Masterclass (2002)
Essentia (2000)
Instruments: Vigier Excalibur Custom Black Diamond
Vigier Excalibur Custom Fire Burst
Strings: Vigier Strings : custom lite 09 - 46
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