Jean-Claude Borelly

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Jean-Claude Borelly
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Background information
Born (1953-07-02) July 2, 1953 (age 61)
Origin Paris, France
Genres Instrumental pop
Classical
Easy listening
Occupations trumpeter
composer
Instruments trumpet
Years active 1975 - Present
Labels Delphine
Rock Records
Website www.borelly.com

Jean-Claude Borelly (born 2 July 1953) is a French trumpeter and composer.

Background[edit]

At the age of seven he developed a passion for the trumpet after discovering Louis Armstrong on television. He met a prominent trumpeter of the Paris Opera who touched by his fascination for the trumpet, introduced him to the instrument and accompanies all during his studies at the Conservatory and has the Normal School of Music.

Early years[edit]

At the age of fourteen he had trumpet lessons at the school of music in Paris. When he was eighteen, Borelly wanted to share his passion so he started teaching the trumpet to the beginners at the school of music.

During the 1970s, Borelly became fanatical about rhythm and blues. He was so fond of it that he did not hesitate to give up his classical studies and start playing in bands.

Dolannes melody[edit]

1975 was a turning point in Borelly's life. The recording of Dolannes melody was about to change his future. This record very quickly went to first place in the charts of most European countries, first in France, Switzerland, Belgium and then Germany, Austria, and the Netherlands. It was also in the first place in South America and later in Japan.

With "Dolannes Melody", Borelly managed to introduce his own modern trumpet style. Together with Paul de Senneville and Olivier Toussaint (his composers/producers), he has developed a very melodious and romantic style of music.

Recent years[edit]

In 1995, he decided to move to Las Vegas. He gave several concerts and took the opportunity to soak sounds and techniques of the greatest musical showmens occurring in the great hotels known throughout the world.

In 2000 he returned to France and three years later he composed and recorded his new album titled "The Sound of Lac d'Amour".

Since June 2006, he makes tour concerts in churches and cathedrals accompanied by his musicians and singers.

Jean Claude Borelly concert in a church
Borelly Trumpet Concert

Discography[edit]

  • Concerto de la mer
  • Dolannes Melodie
  • Les 24 merveilles du monde la trompette (Vol 1)
  • Les 24 merveilles du monde la trompette (Vol 2)
  • Meilleur de Jean-Claude Borelly
  • De Las Vegas a Paris
  • La melodie du lac d'amour
  • Love follow us (Richard Clayderman with Delphine Artists)
  • Love follow us 2 (Richard Clayderman with Delphine Artists)
  • Friends France (Richard Clayderman with Delphine Artists)
  • D'Or de Rêve et de Lumière

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