Youri began the guitar around 18 and quickly began to work as a sideman.
A few years ago, he won the famous “ Bumblefoot - Ron Thal ” Guitar Contest.
Youri is more & more getting known as a “Pure tone guitar player” & for his feeling & his use of the vibratos/whammy bar. He gives some lessons/masterclasses/demos (Summer Brugges Masterclasses, Music Academy International in Nancy (M.A.I. France), etc..).
Hi is playing on the famous Original Vigier pink model, made especially for him and called “The Baby Bottle Model” (The colour sample was from a pink baby bottle).
He also endorses Brunetti amps, especially made in Pink for him too!
His first Solo Album will be released this year.
Concurrently to his solo career, Youri has worked / works for (playin' or producing / arranging / writing / composing, ...) : Bionix prod : (Janet Jackson, Nelly, Mylène Farmer, Carine, Pearl, Lukas, Tad (from Zaboys), M Pokora, Alpha Blondy, Thierry Cham, Matt Houston, ...) Shoot2light prod : (Ophelie Winter, Gilbert Montagne, French Star Academy, Jean Beauvoir, Jeremy Amelin, Leki, Alexia, L5, Jane Fostin, Ishtar, G Squad, Loïs andrea, Moos, ...) Polysound R.D. : (Joshua, Arker, Mirrorbal, Thierry Cham, Starving, Showstar, Sold Out, Reynald, Lalalovers, Passi, Kristel, Ced Moore, June, ...) Flange X prod : (Mervyn Kennedy (A La Recherche De La Nouvelle Star), Leki, Eurokids, ...)