Pierre Michelot

Biography

Born: March 3, 1928; Saint-Denis, France   Died: July 3, 2005; Paris, France  
For decades, Pierre Michelot has been the bassist of choice for Americans traveling through France. His supportive playing was always up to par with the American bassists of the 1950s and '60s. Michelot started on bass when he was 16 and through the years, has played with Rex Stewart (1948), Coleman Hawkins, Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli, Don Byas, Thelonious Monk, Lester Young, Dexter Gordon, Stan Getz, Bud Powell (in a trio with Kenny Read more Clarke), Zoot Sims, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Chet Baker, and many others. He even appeared in the movie 'Round Midnight about American jazz musicians living in Paris. Read less
Browse 1-4 of 4 Available Recordings
  • 1.
    Jazz Sebastian Bach
    Label: Philips   Catalog: 542552 Release Date: 04/24/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
    Performer:  Swingle Singers,  Pierre Michelot
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Swingle Singers
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  • 2.
    Best 100 Menuhin
    Label: Emi Classics   Catalog: 98225 Release Date: 04/21/2009   Number of Discs: 6
    Composer:  Stéphane Grappelli,  Vincent Youmans,  George Gershwin,  Jacob Gade  ... 
    Performer:  Stéphane Grappelli,  Yehudi Menuhin,  Jan Blok,  John Etheridge  ... 
    Conductor:  Max Harris,  Andrzej Panufnik,  Pierre Boulez,  Sir Adrian Boult  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Menuhin Festival Orchestra,  BBC Symphony Orchestra,  London Philharmonic Orchestra  ... 
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  • 3.
    Gemini - Menuhin & Grappelli Play Gershwin, Berlin, Etc
    Label: Emi Classics   Catalog: 86230 Release Date: 02/15/2005   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  George Gershwin,  Jack Strachey,  David Raksin,  Vernon Duke  ... 
    Performer:  Denny Wright,  Ike Isaacs,  Lennie Bush,  Alan Clare  ... 
    Conductor:  Max Harris,  Nelson Riddle
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Instrumental Ensemble,  Alan Clare Trio
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  • 4.
    Menuhin And Grapelli Play Berlin, Porter, Kern, Rodgers
    Label: Emi Studio   Catalog: 69219 Release Date: 10/25/1990   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Richard Rodgers,  Cole Porter,  Jerome Kern,  Irving Berlin
    Performer:  Stéphane Grappelli,  Yehudi Menuhin,  Laurie Holloway,  Pierre Michelot  ... 
    Conductor:  Max Harris,  Nelson Riddle
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Instrumental Ensemble,  Alan Clare Trio
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Biography

Born: March 3, 1928; Saint-Denis, France   Died: July 3, 2005; Paris, France  
For decades, Pierre Michelot has been the bassist of choice for Americans traveling through France. His supportive playing was always up to par with the American bassists of the 1950s and '60s. Michelot started on bass when he was 16 and through the years, has played with Rex Stewart (1948), Coleman Hawkins, Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli, Don Byas, Thelonious Monk, Lester Young, Dexter Gordon, Stan Getz, Bud Powell (in a trio with Kenny Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
My Funny Valentine (arr. Max Harris) (1999 Digital Remaster)
My Funny Valentine (arr. Max Harris) (1999 Digital Remaster)
My Funny Valentine