Guillaume de Chassy

Guillame de Chassy started as a classical musician, then gravitated to Indian music and jazz.

His impressive sideman resume includes work with Paolo Fresu, Gian Luigi Trovesi, Rick Margitza, Enrico Rava, David Linx, St├ęphane Belmondo, Olivier Ker Ourio, Indian singer Ravi Prasad, and flamenco dancer Ana Verno. His discography as a leader includes Ithal, an Encounter with Indian Music (Mikeli Music/Night and Day, 1994), Pour Monk, A Homage to Thelonious Monk (Mikeli Music/Night and Day, 1996), Lunes: Jazz Cantata for Choir, Piano, and Percussion (Editions Hortus, 2001), for the French Minister of Culture, and Vue du Phare, La Lichere 2004).

In addition to his work as a musician, de Chassy is also an educator, and heads the Jazz Department at the Tour Regional Music School.

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