Jean Roussel

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Jean Roussel/Jean Alain Roussel
Birth name Jean Alain Roussel
Born 1951 (age 66–67)
Port Louis, Mauritius
Occupation(s) Composer, Music Producer, Musician, Arranger, Educator
Associated acts Cat Stevens
Celine Dion
Elkie Brooks
Dusty Springfield
Patti Labelle
Luther Vandross
Olivia Newton-John
Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Stewart Copeland
Bob Marley & The Wailers
Jerry Knight
Phil Seamen
Jean-Philippe Rykiel
Catherine Lara
John Paul Jones
Peter Frampton
Étienne Roda-Gil
Think Lizzy
Joe Cocker
The Police
Robert Palmer
Ron Wood
Keith Richards & Mick Jagger
Rick Ross
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Dave Grusin
Roy Buchanan
Eric Triton
Linda Ronstadt
Chuck Rainey
Bernard Purdie
Wilton Felder
Buddy Emmons
Carol Kaye
Clarence McDonald
Don Everly
Jon Hendricks
Leiber and Stoller
Tim Hardin
Serge Gainsbourg
Françoise Hardy
Paul Gurvitz
'Big' Jim Sullivan
Steve Lukather
Jeff Procaro
Elliott Randall
David Sanborn
Steve Gadd
Paul Kossoff
Joan Armatrading
Martin Drew
Luc Plamondon
Bobby Womack
Randy Brecker
Michael Brecker
Will Lee
Albert Lee
Chris Farlowe

Jean Alain Roussel (born 1951 in Port Louis, Mauritius) is a musician, composer, record producer and arranger.[1]

He is best known for keyboard work in the 1970s and 1980s, playing regularly with Cat Stevens[2] (e.g. "Peace Train", 1971), a brief session with The Police (e.g. "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic", 1981) and performing a variety of roles with dozens of others (e.g. Paul Kossoff, Think Lizzy, Bob Marley and The Wailers, Elkie Brooks, Roger Glover ~ Deep Purple, Dusty Springfield, Paul Simon, Rick Ross, Celine Dion, Suzi Quatro, Donovan, Ron Wood, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Joan Armatrading, etc.).


Album Artist Released Roussel's credits
"Abracadabra" Hamill, ClaireClaire Hamill 1975 Piano, Orchestral Arrangements
"Back Street Crawler" Kossoff, PaulPaul Kossoff 1973 Producer, composer, Keyboards
"Back to Earth" Stevens, CatCat Stevens 1978 Piano, Strings, arranger, Keyboards, Organ (Hammond), Piano (Electric)
"Back to the Drive" Quatro, SuziSuzi Quatro 2006 Composer
"Back to the Night" Armatrading, JoanJoan Armatrading 1975 Keyboards, arrangements
"Bad News" Jammer, JoeJoe Jammer 1973 Keyboards
"Buddha and the Chocolate Box" Stevens, CatCat Stevens 1974 Strings, arranger, Conductor, Keyboards, String Arrangements
"Catch Bull at Four" Stevens, CatCat Stevens 1972 Organ, piano, keyboards
"Chris Farlowe Band Live" Farlowe, ChrisChris Farlowe 1975 Producer & keyboards
"David Courtney's First Day" Courtney, DavidDavid Courtney 1975 Piano
"Daydo" Davies, AlunAlun Davies 1972 Keyboards
"Deceptive Bends" 10cc 1977 Organ, Keyboards, Piano (Electric)
"Essence to Essence" Donovan 1973 Clavinet & keyboards
"Foreigner" Stevens, CatCat Stevens 1973 Bass, Strings, Keyboards, Piano (Electric) String Arrangements, Brass Arrangement, Bass Arrangement, Woodwind Arrangement
"Happy Children" Osibisa 1973 Keyboards
"I Want You" Pickett, WilsonWilson Pickett 1978 Producer, Keyboards, arranger, composer
"Incognito" Dion, CelineCeline Dion 1987 Producer, composer, Arranger and various instruments
"I've Got My Own Album to Do" Wood, RonRon Wood 1974 Keyboards
"Izitso" Stevens, CatCat Stevens 1977 Composer, Organ, Synthesizer, Flute, Piano, Glockenspiel, Keyboards, Organ (Hammond), Piano (Electric), Vibraphone, String Arrangements, Sequencing, Synthesizer Strings
"Jamaica Say You Will" Cocker, JoeJoe Cocker 1975 Hammond organ
"Julien Clerc" Clerc, JulienJulien Clerc 1980 Keyboards, arranger
"Lancashire Hustler" Hartley, KeefKeef Hartley 1973 Keyboards
"Lark" Lewis, LindaLinda Lewis 1972 Keyboards
"Like an Old Fashioned Waltz" Denny, SandySandy Denny 1973 Keyboards
"Live & Learn" Brooks, ElkieElkie Brooks 1979 Keyboards, arranger
"Marjory Razorblade" Coyne, KevinKevin Coyne 1973 Keyboards
"Mick Taylor" Taylor, MickMick Taylor 1979 Piano, Hammond organ
"Natty Dread" Bob Marley & The Wailers 1974 ("No Woman No Cry", "Natty Dread", "Lively Up Yourself") Hammond Organ, keyboards, arrangements
"Nightlife" Thin Lizzy 1974 Keyboards, Hammond organ
"Not a Little Girl Anymore" Lewis, LindaLinda Lewis 1975 Keyboards
"Now Hear This" Hanson, JuniorJunior Hanson 1974 Keyboards, composer
"Now Look" Wood, RonnieRonnie Wood 1975 Composer, synthesizer, keyboards, clavinet
"Numbers" Stevens, CatCat Stevens 1975 Organ, synthesizer, piano, strings, arranger, harpsichord, keyboards, organ (hammond), piano (electric), brass, overdubs, vibraphone, string arrangements, synthesizer strings
"Obsessed" Les films téléscène inc 1987 "Music"
"October" Hamill, ClaireClaire Hamill 1973 Keyboards
"Painted Head" Hardin, TimTim Hardin 1973 Keyboards
"Pieces of a Jigsaw" Richardson, DelDel Richardson 1973 Keyboards
"Pieces" Juicy Lucy 1972 Keyboards
"Pressure Drop" Palmer, RobertRobert Palmer 1976 Keyboards, clavinet, Hammond organ, arrangements
"Quickstep" Chilli charles 1975 Bass, keyboards
"Rastaman Vibation" Bob Marley & The Wailers 1976 Hammond Organ, Keyboards, arranger
"Reebop" Reebop Kwaku Baah 1972 Hammond Organ, Piano, Rhodes, composer, arranger, co-Producer
"Richy Snyder" Snyder, RichyRichy Snyder 1978 Keyboards
"Sans Entracte" Clerc, JulienJulien Clerc 1980 Producer, Keyboards, arranger, composer
"Saturnight (Live in Tokyo)" Stevens, CatCat Stevens 1974 Keyboards, arrangements
"Shooting Star" Brooks, ElkieElkie Brooks 1978 Keyboards, arranger
"Short Cut Draw Blood" Capaldi, JimJim Capaldi 1975 Bass, keyboards
"Squire" Hull, AlanAlan Hull 1975 Keyboards, arrangements
"Sunset Towers" Everly, DonDon Everly 1974 Bass, keyboards
"Surprise Sisters" Surprise Sisters 1976 Keyboards, arrangements
"Taking It All in Stride" Silverado 1977 Organ, piano
"Teaser & The Firecat" Stevens, CatCat Stevens 1971 Organ ("Peace Train")
"Two Days Away" Brooks, ElkieElkie Brooks 1977 Keyboards, arranger
"Whale Meat Again" Capaldi, JimJim Capaldi 1974 Bass, Keyboards, Arrangements
"White Heat" Springfield, DustyDusty Springfield 1982 Arranger, composer, Synthersizer
"Woman Overboard" Lewis, LindaLinda Lewis 1977 Keyboards, arrangements
"Atlantis [1973]" Atlantis 1973 Keyboards
"Jabula" Jabula 1975 Keyboards
"In Love" Lynn, CherylCheryl Lynn 1980 Synthesizers, arranger, Keyboards
"Ghost in the Machine" Police, TheThe Police 1981 Keyboards, Arranger ("Every Little Thing...")
"Adrian" Buzy 1983 Producer, arranger, musical director, conductor, keyboards, composer
"Insomnie" Buzy 1983 Producer, arranger, musical director, conductor, keyboards
"Mes photos couleur" Manson, JeaneJeane Manson 1983 Producer, arranger, musical director, conductor, keyboards
"J't'aime comme un fou" Charlebois, RobertRobert Charlebois 1983 Arranger, keyboards, producer
"Mask" Glover, RogerRoger Glover 1984 Keyboards, group member
"Aime-moi" Clerc, JulienJulien Clerc 1984 Composer
"Préférences" Clerc, JulienJulien Clerc 1985 Composer, arranger, keyboards
"Les aventures à l'eau" Clerc, JulienJulien Clerc 1987 Composer
"Serious Business" Greenway, BrianBrian Greenway 1988 Keyboards, arranger
"Charlebois, Vol. 1" Charlebois, RobertRobert Charlebois 1991 Arranger, keyboards
"Sweet Dreams: The Anthology" Buchanan, RoyRoy Buchanan 1992 Producer, keyboards
"Majikat" Stevens, CatCat Stevens 2004 Hammond organ, clavinet, electric piano, synthesizer (Recorded 1976, Released 2004)



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