Médéric Collignon

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Médéric Collignon
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Médéric Collignon on stage at Le Triton (Les Lilas, 93 - France) in December 2008
Background information
Born (1970-07-06) July 6, 1970 (age 46)
Villers-Semeuse, Ardennes, France
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Vocalist, instrumentalist
Instruments Cornet, saxhorn, mini korg
Years active 1989–present
Website www.myspace.com/medericollignofficial

Médéric Collignon (born 6 July 1970 in Villers-Semeuse, Ardennes) is a French jazz vocalist, cornettist and saxhorn player.

He learnt to play the trumpet at the age of five, became a pupil at the Conservatoire de Charleville-Mézières in 1984, and gained his diploma at the Conservatoire de Nancy in 1989. In 2009 he was awarded the Django Reinhardt prize by the Académie du Jazz.[1]

He has been influenced by various genres, including funk, hard rock, jazz-rock and the music of Olivier Messiaen.

Discography[edit]

As leader[edit]

  • 2006 Porgy and Bess, Discograph
  • 2010 Shangri-Tunkashi-La, Plus Loin Music
  • 2012 À la recherche du roi frippé, Just Looking

As sideman[edit]

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