PERFORMED WITH:


John Abercrombie, USA (guitar)

Mark Adam, Canada (drums/marimba)

Airelle Besson, France (flugal/violon)

Bob Brough, Canada (saxophone)

Great Bob Scott, Canada (drums)

Manu Codjia, France (guitar)

Kirk Mac Donald, Canada (saxophone)

Mark Duggan, Canada (vibrophone/perc.)

Kudsi Ergüner, Turquie/France (Ney)

Eivind Aarset, Norway (guitar)

Eduard Ferlet, France (piano)

Adrean Farrugia, Canada (piano)

Hugh Fraser, Canada (trombone/piano)

Roberto Gato, Italy (drums)

Danny Gottlieb, USA (drums)

Ari Honig, USA (drums)

Steve Houghton, USA (drums)

Tigran Hamasyan, USA (piano)

Rufus Harley, USA (bagpipes)

Patrick Goraguer, France (drums)

Mark Guiliana, USA (drums)

Orchestre de Colonne, France

Orchestre de Chambre FA 7, France

Orchestre El Gusto, France/Algeria

Orchestre Philharm. de Calgary, Canada

Sheila Jordan, USA (vocalist)

Jacek Kochan, Pologne (drums)

Nguyen Lê, France (guitar)

Dave Liebman, USA (sax)

Jens Lindemann, Canada (trompet)

PRINCIPAL CONCERTS:


Sunside Jazz Club, Paris France (2010)

UNESCO, Paris France (2010)

Istanbul, Turkey (2010)

Palais de Bruxelles (2010)

Residence, NY USA (2010)

La Cigale, Paris France (2010)

France, Holland, Switzerlan Tour (2010)

Eastern Canada Tour (2010)

Mûri Switzerland (2010)

Babilo, Paris France (2010)

Japan Tour (2010)

Sunside Jazz Club (2010)

Turkey, Spain, Italy, France Tour (2010)

Poland Tour (2010)

Syria, Italy, Spain Tour (2010)

TV5 Monde Television concert (2010)

Italy, Austria, France Tour (2010)

N. Africa, Egypt, Lebannon, Germany (2010)

Poland Tour (2010)

England/Holland/Italy Tour (2010)

Banff Residency, Banff Canada (2010)


Eastern+Western Europe Tour (2009)

St. Etienne, France (2009)

Western Europe Tour (2009)

Pristina Jazz festival, Kosovo (2009)   

Germany, Switzerland Tour (2009)

Budapest Jazz Festival, Hungary (2009)

Sergio Amato Sicily Festival, Italy (2009)

Glenn Miller, Stockholm (2009)

Poland + Italy Tour (2009)

Respire Festival, Charante, France (2009)

St. Chamond, France (2009)   

Real World Festival, Arabe Emirates (2009)

Inst. du Monde Arabe, Paris, France (2009)

Tour Italy (2009)

Opera de Lyon, Lyon France (2009)   

Austrailia/New Zealand/China Tour (2009)

Sydney Opera House, Austrailia (2009)

Baneaux Blues Fest., Paris, France (2009)


Radio France, Paris (2008)

Cabaret Jazz, Angers, France (2008)

l’Adagio, Thionville, France (2008)

Hong Kong Arts Centre, China (2008)

Cabaret Sauvage, Paris, France (2008)

Barbican Theatre, Londre Angletaire (2008)

Poland Tour (2008)              

Festival du Jazz de Gdansk, Pologne (2008)

Marciac Festival, l’Atelier, France (2008)

Intl. Festvial du Jazz de Rome, Italie (2008)

Esperanza Music Fest. Belgium (2008)

Intl. Fest. aux Iles Canaries, Espagne (2008)

Maison de l’Espagne, Paris, France (2008)

Festival Jazz de Marly, France (2008)

Sunside Jazz Club, Paris France (2008)

Expo 2015 Ritz Hotel, Paris, France (2008)

Salle Gaveau, Paris France (2008)

New Morning Sortie du CD, Paris (2008)

Café de la Danse, Paris (2008)         


Barbican Theatre, Londre Angletaire (2007)

Festival de Jazz de Berlin, Allemagne (2007)

Theatre de Montreuil, Paris France (2007)

Stade de Bercy, Paris France (2007)

Theatre de Marseille, France (2007)

Banff Centre pour les Arts, Canada (2007)

CBC Nathional Radio emiss., Canada(2007)


La Fontaine, Paris France (2006)

Marciac Jazz Festvial, France (2006) 

Istanbul, Turkey (2006)       

La Fontaine Jazz Club, Paris, France (2006)

La Fontaine Jazz Club, Paris, France (2006)

Duc des Lombards, Paris, France (2006)


JVC Paris Jazz Festival, France (2005) 

Duc des Lombards, Paris, France (2005)

Concert d’Eglise Manteau Blanche (2005)

Scene Nationale d’Alencon, France (2005)

Duc des Lombards, Paris, France (2005)

Maison du Canada, Paris, France (2005)

Duc des Lombards, Paris, France (2004/05)

Jazz sur Lie Festival, Nantes, France (2004)

Maison Radio France, Paris, France (2004)

Glenn Miller, Stockholm, Sweden (2004/05)

Beat Niq Jazz Club, Calgary, Canada (2004)

Jack Singer Hall Calgary, Canada (2004)

Banff Arts Centre, Canada (2002/04)

Sunside Jazz Club, Paris, France (2003)

La Flesh d’Or, Paris, France (2003)     

Espace Lino Ventrua, Torcy, France (2003)

House of Live, Paris, France (2003)    

Glenn Miller, Stockholm, Sweden (2003)

Marciac Jazz Festvial, France (2003)    

Festival de La Defence, Paris, 1st prize (2003)

l’Archipel Théatre, Paris, France (2002)

Banff Centre pour les Arts, (2000/2001/2002)

Banff Centre pour les Arts, Canada (2001)

CJRT Radio Conc., Toronto, Canada (2000)

Montréal Bistro, Toronto, Canada (2000)

Universitié du Toronto, Canada (2000)

Big Secret Theatre, Calgary, Canada (1999)

Beat Niq Jazz Club, Calgary, Canada (1999)

Jazz Keller, Frankfurt Germany (1999) 

Club Bb, Berlin, Germany (1999)

After Eight Club, Ottawa, Canada (1999)

Beat Niq Jazz Club, Calgary, Canada (1999)

Calgary Jazz Festival, Calgary, Canada (1998)

Knitting Factory, NYC, USA (1998)  

Pilot Jazz Club, Toronto, Canada (1998)

Beat Niq Jazz Club, Calgary, Canada (1997)

Kaos Café , Calgary, Canada (1995)    

Kaos Café, Calgary, Canada (1995)       

Jeanette Linström, Sweden (vocalist)

Los Lobos, France (tango)

Edgar Meyer, USA (double bass)

Rita Marcotulli, Italy (piano)

Rick Margitza, USA (saxophone)

Marilyn Mazur, Denmark (percussion)

Paul McCandless, USA (saxophone)

Omri Mor, Israel (piano)

Mike Murley, Canada (saxophone)

Nexus, Canada (percussion)

Michael Occhipinti, Canada (guitar)

Roy Patterson, Canada (guitar)

PJ Perry, Canada (saxophone)

Lenny Picket, USA (saxophone)

Ziv Ravitz, USA (drums)

Bertrand Renaudin, France (drums)

Dave Restivo, Canada (piano)

Barry Romberg, Canada (drums)

Udey Rhamdas, India (tabla)

Hüsnü Senlendirici, Turkey (clarinette)

Kiyohiko Semba, Japan (perc.)

Roy Styffe, Canada (saxohpone)

Reg Swagger, Canada (guitar)

Terumasa Hino, Japan (trumpet)

Don Thompson, Canada (piano/vibr.)

Richard Underhill, Canada (saxophone)

Robin Verheyen, Belgium/NY (sax)

Nelson Veras, France (guitar)

Geoff Young, Canada (guitar)

Karim Ziad, France (drums)

PRINCIPAL GROUPS:


  1. 1.J.M.G Trio (2010-2011)

Mieko Miyazaki - japanese koto (Japan/France)

Patrick Goraguer - drums (France)


  1. 2.Chris Jennings Trio (2011)

Kevin Seddiki - acoustic guitar/iranian percussion

Lynn Cassiers - voice/electronics


3. Jennings/Perchaud Duo (2004-2011)

Pierre Perchaud-accoustic guitar (France)


4. Chris Jennings Trio (2008-2010)

Pierre Perchaud - guitare accoustique (France)

Leon Parker – drums (USA/France)


5. Nguyen Lê Quartet (2008-2011)

Nguyen Lê – guitare (France)

Rita Marcotulli – piano (Italie)

Danny Gottlieb / Roberto Gato – drums (USA)


6. Dhafer Youssef Quartet (2008-2011)

Dhafer Youssef – oud, voice (Tunisia)

Tigran Hamasyan – piano (Armenia/USA)

Mark Guiliana – drums (USA)


7. Kochan/Liebman Quartet (2008-2009)

Dave Liebman – sax (USA)

Jacek Kochan – drums (Pologne)

Dominik Wania – piano (Pologne)


8. Solo Double Bass Project (2002-2011)

TOURING:


Europe (2009)

Germany/Switzerland (2009)

Italy/Poland (2009)

Austrailia/New Zealand (2009)

Poland (2008)

Sweden (2008)

Denmark (2008)

Turkey and Greece (2007)

Stockholm Sweden (2007/08)

Belgium (2007/08)

Czech Republique (2007)

WesternCanada (2007)

Pristina, Kosovo (2006)

Paris, France (2006)

Istanbul, Turkey (2006)

Belgium (2006)

Sweden, France (2004/2005)

The Hague, Holland (2003)

Tremplin Jazz, Avignon, France (2002)

The Hague, Holland (2002)

Brussels Jazz Fest., Belgium (2002)

California (USA), Canada (2002)

Banff, AB. Canada (2001)

Alberta & Ottawa, Canada (1999)

Germany (1998)

RECORDINGS:


Hammar/Jennings Quartet CD (release in Europe 2012 on Skip Records)

Thomas Enhco Trio CD (release in Japan 2011)

Lee Konitz/Giovanni Ceccarelli CD (release 2011)

Chris Jennings Quartet CD (release Feb. 24 2011)

Dhafer Youssef Quartet CD (release 2010)

“El Gusto” Documentary/Concert DVD et CD (2009)

“Emmission” Radio France with Eric Lohrer (2008)

“Deux Jours à Tuer” film music for Jean Becker (2008)

“Yabai” Yabai Piano Trio (2008)

“l’Etrange Fleur” Leila Olivesi Quartet (2007)

“Chris Jennings Quartet” Chris Jennings Quartet CD (2006)

“Be Where You Are” Alex Saada Quintet (2005)

Älskade Sånger, Traditional Swedish Musique, CD referance for the University of Stockholm (2003)

Éveil, Trio Alex Saada Trio ALPROD1(2003)

ThreeBlindMice, Romhog Records (2002)

Tales from the Tray,  Ronley Teper CDFBR4444 (2001)

Hear the colour of Jazz, Sound of Toronto Jazz Series, Edition limité (1999/2000)

Inspiration Expiration, Silke Eberhard GEMA (1999)

25 disques label Solitudes/Reflections, Avalon Records (1998-2002)



TEACHING:


- Professeur of double bass and electric bass at the  Conservatory of Chelles, France (2003 to 2010).

- Invited teacher at the Didier Lockwood pirvate music school (CMDL), France (2007-2011)

- Replacement teacher for the year at the Didier Lockwood pirvate music school (CMDL), France (2007)

- 18 years experience teaching and very active in masterclasses and workshops.



STUDIED WITH THE FOLLOWING:


John Patitucci (USA) 2005, 2010-11

Carine Bonnefoy (France) 2008-2009

Mylene Sarazin (France) 2006-2009

Palle Danielsson (La Suede) 2002-2010

John Patitucci (USA) 2005-2009

Tom Martin (Angleterre) 2004-2005

Quirjn Van Regteren Altena (Holland), 2003

Marc Johnson (USA), 2003

François Rabbatt (France), 2003

Hein Van de Geijn (Holland), 2002-04

Cameron Brown (USA), 2002

Bruno Chevillion (France), 2002

Michel Benita (France), 2002

Edgar Meyer (USA), 2001, 2010

Menahem Pressler (Austria), 2001

Laurence Lesser (USA), 2001

David Takano (Japan), 2000

Dale James (Canada), 1992-2010

Jim Vivian (Canada), 1996-2000 

Don Thompson (Canada), 1996-2000

Ray Brown (USA), 1998, 1999  

Dave Young (Canada), 1996-2000 

John Hyde (Canada) 1992-1995                                                         



INSTITUTION STUDIES:


Second year specialization in classical double bass: National Conservatory of Clamart (2006/2007)

Artists in Residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts (2000/2001/2004/2007/2010)

Private lessons with classical double bass virtuoso Thomas Martin, Angleterre (2005-2006)

(M.A.) MASTERS IN MUSIC, Conservatory of the Hague Holland (2002-2004)

Diploma levels 2, 3 and 4 in French Language, City Hall of Paris, France (2002, 2003, 2004)

Grant received to study in Paris France (2002)

(B.A.) BACHELORS DEGREE IN JAZZ from the Univerisity of Toronto Canada (1996-2000)

Banff Summer Jazz Workshops, Canada (1996, 1997, 1998)



GRANTS RECEIVED:


Canada Council for the Arts Grant to study with double bassist John Patitucci (2010-11)

Canada Council for the Arts Grant to study composition/arrangements for string quartet (2008)

Canada Council for the Arts Grant to study classical double bass with Thomas Martin (2005)

Canada Council for the Arts Grant to study indian music with Nantha Kumar - tabla (2004)

Banff Centre financial assistance for a residency (2004)

Alberta Foundation for the Arts grant to study with double bassist Palle Danielsson (2002)

Canada Council for the Arts Grant to study in Paris, France (2002)

Banff Centre financial assistance for a long term residency (2000/2001)

Alberta Heritage Found Scholarship (2000/2001) 

Alexander Rutherford Scholarship (1996)



Leon Parker Quartet

Kudsi Ergüner Trio

Kudsi Ergüner Group

El Gusto Algerian Orchestra

Chris Jennings

Dhafer Youssef Quartet

Dhafer Youssef Quartet

Mark Adam Trio (Mike Murley-sax)

Thomas Enhco Trio

Chris JenningsTrio

Thomas Enhco Trio

Thomas Enhco Trio

Dhafer Youssef Quartet

Jacek Kochan Quartet

Dhafer Youssef Quartet

Thomas Enhco Trio

Dhafer Youssef Quartet

Dhafer Youssef Quartet

Jacek Kochan Group Featuring Nguyên Lê

Dhafer Youssef Quartet

Chris Jennings String Quintet


Dhafer Youssef Quartet

Country Jazz Trio (Leon Parker, Pierre Perchaud)

Nguyen Lê Quartet (Rita Marcotulli, Roberto Gato)

Jacek Kochan Quartet

Nguyen Lê Quartet (Rita Marcotulli, Roberto Gato)

Jacek Kochan Project

Dhafer Youssef Quartet

Chris Jennings invites…

Dhafer Youssef

Chris Jennings/Lynn Cassiers Duo

Country Jazz Trio (w/ Pierre Perchaud, Leon Parker)

Dhafer Youssef Quartet

Dhafer Youssef Quartet

Lee Konitz/Giovanni Ceccarelli Group

Nguyen Le residence w/ Karim Ziad

Dhafer Youssef Quartet

Dhafer Youssef Quartet

Nguyen Le Fragile Beauty Project


Nguyen Le New Quartet (w/ Rita Marcotulli)

Chris Jennings/Pierre Perchaud Leon Parker

Chris Jennings/M. Codjia/P. Perchaud, Leon Parker

Nguyen Le Fragile Beauty Project

Karim Ziad, Nguyen Le

Kudsi Erguner, Islam Blues

Kochan/Dave Liebman Quartet

Kochan/Dave Liebman Quartet

Chris Jennings Quartet

Trio Historias

Nguyen Lê/Huong Thanh Groupe

Nguyên Lê Quartet

Kochan/Jennings Quartet

Chris Jennings Quartet

Nguyen Lê, Dany Gottlieb, Rita Marcitulli

Kudsi Ergüner Project (musique Turque)

Orchestre de Colonne (Classique)

Nguyen Lê Projet

Jennings/Perchaud Duo


El Gusto Orchestre Algerien

El Gusto Orchestre Algerien

Nguyen Lê Project

El Gusto Orchestre Algerien

El Gusto Orchestre Algerien

Jennings/Perchaud Duo

Chris Jennings Project


Chris Jennings invite Canadian Pianist Adrean Farrugia

Leila Olivesi Quartet

Leila Olivesi Quartet

Residency Chris Jennings

Rick Margitza Quartet

Chris Jennings Quartet


Jeanette Lindstrom Quartet

Chris Jennings Quartet

Orchstra of the Ils de France

Rifflet/Besson Quintet (residence pour un an)

Edouard Ferlet Trio

Jennings/Perchaud Duo

Trio Jennings/Ferlet/Goraguer

Airelle Besson Quintet

Rifflet/Besson Quintet

Chris Jennings Quartet avec Jeanette Linstrom

Chris Jennings solo, duo, trio and quartet

Calgary philharmonic orchestra with Dee Daniels

Solo double bass and Sedonya duo (Musique Iranienne)

Rifflet/BessonQuintet

The New Princess (rock)

FA7 Chamber orchestra

The New Princess

Jeanette Lindstrom/Chris Jennings Quartet

Besson/Rifflet Quintet

Besson/Rifflet Quintet

Sortie de l’album, Concert de Serge Fortè

Trio Sedonya, Jennings/Adam duo et en solo c.bass

Edgar Meyer, duo contrebasse

Quartre Bob Brough

Quartre Bob Brough

Nexus avec Steve Houghton Concert

Concert Trio Kairos

Concert Trio Kairos

“Le Banff Connexion”

“Le Banff Connexion”

Kairos avec Florian Zenker

PJ Perry

Lenny Picket, Rufus Harley

Terry Cade

Mike Murley

PJ Perry

Sheila Jordan

Hugh Fraser

Dhafer Youssef Quartet

Nguyên Lê Quartet

Dhafer Youssef Quartet

Dhafer Youssef Quartet

Kochan/Liebman Quartet

Karin Hammar Projet Brasil

Kevin Brow Groupe (CD release Fresh Sound Label)

Leila Olivesi Quartet

Chris Jennings/Jeanette Lindstrom Project

Nicolas Kummert Quartet

Patrik Lavenka Group

Jennings/Perchaud Duo

Robyn Verheyen Quartet

C. Jennings invite Canadian Pianist Adrean Farrugia

Leila Olivesi Quartet

Nicolas Kummert Quintet

Jeanette Lindstrom Quintet (chanteuse Suedoise)

Jennings/Zenker Quatuor

Joel Gauvrit Quintet (first prize)

Florian Zenker Tournée (deux fois, autumn et hiver)

Ronley Teper tournée

Chris Jennings Trio tournée/enregistrement

Trio Kairos tournée avec Florian Zenker

Jennings/Adam tour

Jennings/Adam tour

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