Gilbert Dall' Anese
Saxophonist, composer, arranger.
Gilbert DALL' ANESE was born in the Southwest of France (Lot-et-Garonne).
He studied music in the Music Academy of Bordeaux, where he won a first
prize, and then to the National Music Academy of Paris he quickly reached
the professional level.
He began his career in the major orchestras in Paris in the 1950s and started
the OLYMPIA in Paris in the large orchestra (20 musicians) from 1959 to
1963, where he accompanies Edith PIAF, Jacques BREL, Marlene DIETRICH...
With his insatiable experiment he discovered various musical styles, Jazz Big Bands,
Rock Groups, Rhythm and Blues .
He plays with Cubans the first Bossa Nova, and instability and eclecticism
are many enhancements for him, the French, forced to adapt to new products
He is passionate about Jazz he studied and practiced occasionally.
He shote in the film by Marcel CARNE " LES JEUNES LOUPS ",
he participated in the recording of the music of Charlie CHAPLIN film
" THE COUNTESS FROM HONG KONG " in the recording studio FERBER .
It is the only french musician playing a Jam Session with Louis ARMSTRONG
at " VILLA d'ESTE " in Paris.
In 1963 he is on the stage at the OLYMPIA with THE BEATLES and
Trini LOPEZ behind Sylvie VARTAN, who then began . He will make a world
tour with her.
He perfected his career as a musician in the Parisian Recording Studios.
And he will go on tour with Johnny HALLYDAY and Jo DASSIN ... from 1966
to 1970 worldwide .
An extraordinary experience offered to him in 1976, he works with the English
PAL group, formed by musicians - DEEP PURPLE group, organist Jon LORD
and drummer Ian PAICE. An album " MALICE IN WONDERLAND " is recorded in
Munich. A world tour is scheduled.
In 1976 he participated with the team of Johnny HALLYDAY to the soundtrack
of the famous serial " DALLAS ".
In the 80s he participated in the recording of three albums for Daniel GOYONE
with TRILOK GURTU, André CECCARELLI, Thiérry ELIES and
From 1986 to 1988 he was engaged in the French Orchestre National de Jazz
(ONJ) with Antoine HERVE . He has the pleasure of playing in concerts and
recording with Jazz musicians the most prestigious in the world, such as Toots
TIELEMANS, Peter ERSKINE, Randy BREACKER, Steeve SWALOW,
Carla BLEY, Gil EVANS, Didier LOCKWOOD, Dee Dee BRIDGEWATER.
In 1988 he recorded (Soprano Sax Solo) with Eric SERRA, the credit music + 2 music
from the film " LE GRAND BLEU " by Luc BESSON. Then he recorded the
music for " NIKITA "
Occasionally he teaches Jazz in Schools : CIM in Paris, IMFP in Nimes and
CIAM in Bordeaux.
His name appears in the Dictionary of Jazz.