Gilbert Dall'Anese

Wednesday, August 12 2015, 00:00:00

Gilbert Dall'Anese was born in the south-west France (Lot-et-Garonne).
He studied music at the Conservatory of Bordeaux where he obtained a first prize, he improved at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris and managed to grow rapidly at the professional level.

He began his career in the major orchestras of Paris 50 years as owner and returned to the Olympia orchestra (20 musicians) from 1959 to 1963, where he accompanies Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, and Marlene Dietrich...
Its insatiability to experiment and discover leads him through various musical styles, jazz big bands, rock bands, rhythm ’n' blues, he plays with the newly arrived Cubans and the first Bossa nova, its instability and eclecticism are all enhancements to him the French forced to adapt to innovations from elsewhere.
He is passionate about jazz that he studies and practices on time.

In 1963 he is on stage at the Olympia with the Beatles and Trini Lopez behind Sylvie Vartan, which was beginning and with whom, happy to travel, he makes a world tour.
He perfected his craft as a musician in the Parisians studios, and by alternating tours with Johnny Hallyday, Joe Dassin ... from 1966 to 1970 throughout the world.

In 1976 a unique experience was offered to him, he joined the English PAL group, formed by defectors from the group DEEP-PURPLE, organist Jon Lord and drummer Ian Paice. "Malice in Wonderland" is recorded in Munich. A world tour is scheduled.

In 1976 he participated with the musicians of Johnny Hallyday to the French version soundtrack of the soap opera Dallas.
In the 80's he participated in recording three albumsfor Daniel Goyone with Trilok Gurtu, Caccarelli André, Thierry Eliès, Richard Galliano. 

From 1986 to 1988 he enlisted in the French Orchestre National de Jazz (ONJ) with Antoine Herve. He has the joy of playing in concerts and recording with the most prestigious jazz musicians in the world, such as Toots Tielemans, Peter Erskine, Randy Breack, Steeve Swalow, Carla Bley, Gil Evans, Didier Lockwood, Dee Dee Bridgewater.

In 1988 he recorded with Eric Serra, soprano sax solo parts for the film "Le Grand Bleu" by Luc Besson. Then he recorded the music of "NIKITA"

Occasionally he teaches Jazz in Schools: CIM in Paris to Nimes IMFP and CIAM in Bordeaux.

His name appears in the dictionary of jazz.