Antoine Hervé

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Antoine Hervé
Born (1959-01-20) January 20, 1959 (age 58)
Genres Jazz
Instruments Piano

Antoine Hervé (born 20 January 1959 in Paris) is a French composer and pianist.

Hervé studied composition at the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique.[1] Between 1987 and 1989 he was director of the French National Jazz Orchestra.[1][2] He has played with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Chet Baker, Randy Brecker, Cab Calloway, Louis Sclavis, Martial Solal, Michel Portal, Carla Bley, Didier Lockwood and Daniel Humair.

Next to musicals, soundtracks for movies and dance shows Hervé has composed a concert for trumpet and a piece for drums and orkest. During 1997 Hervé and Markus Stockhausen founded a quintet.[1]

He has his own jazz label, Philo.


  • Tutti
  • Soundtrack for Un Monde Sans Pitié by Eric Rochant
  • Mr. Astaire, Musical
  • L'Opéra des Pékins
  • A Chacun Son Serpent
  • Sonate d'Automne
  • Mes Bien Chers Frères
  • Tribute to Miles Davis
  • La Maison Brûlée
  • Transit, 1994
  • Transactions
  • Mozart, La Nuit, Musical, 1997
  • Les Caprices De Morgane, Musical, 1997
  • Macadam-Macadam, Hip-Hop-Ballett, 2000/01
  • A Chacun Son Serpent, Musical, 2000/01
  • Absolute Dream

Discography (CDs)[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Bessières, Vincent. "Jazzmen de notre temps: Antoine Hervé". Mediatheque. Retrieved 2 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Nguyen Le". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2 April 2010.