André
Charlier

Bio

Born VERVIERS, ( Belgium) 1962. He began playing drums in 1978. Studied at the Musicians' Institute of Los Angeles 1985-1986. Won the soloist's prize at the International Festival of Francophone Jazz in 1991. Has toured extensively on the pop and jazz stages most notably with John Scofield, Michel Petrucciani, Scott Henderson, Michel Portal, Toots Thielemans and Mike Stern. Most recently, he has been developing his own music in the Charlier-Sourisse duo which has so far produced 3 albums : "Gemini" in 2001, "Eleven Blues" in 2004 and "Héritage" in 2007. Co-author, with Benoît Sourisse of the "Charlier-Sourisse" Notebooks, a jazz method published by Leduc, Charlier is head of the drum department at the Didier Lockwood Music School. His contribution to the Cézame catalogue so far are the fruits of collaborations with Benoît Sourisse, Manu Galvin , Jean-Jacques-Milteau, Michel Gaucher and Jean Gobinet. Latest release: "Nos Années Ciné"/"Cinematic 60's Pop & Jazz". (CEZ. 4075), an homage to French cinema of the 50's and 60's.

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Album Title Alt. Duration Compo/Artist Description Keywords Key BPM
CEZ4075 Direction Saint-Tropez
[CEZ4075 - 1]
0 1'40 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse Breezy twist. Hammond organ, vibes & rhythm. 1960, French retro comedy, kitsch & cheesy, twist, blooper [...] Gm 105
CEZ4075 Surprise Party
[CEZ4075 - 3]
0 1'18 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse Party. Hully gully. Hammond organ, claps, electric guitar & rhythm. 1960, blooper, French retro comedy, happy & joyful, hully gully [...] Em 153
CEZ4075 Bowling
[CEZ4075 - 4]
0 2'37 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse Party time. Cool. Hully gully. Hammond organ, baritone sax & rhythm. 1960, blooper, French retro comedy, kitsch & cheesy, flute [...] Gm 142
CEZ4075 Mini Skirt
[CEZ4075 - 2]
0 1'33 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse Twist. Teasing & playful. Hammond organ, xylophone & rhythm. 1960, blooper, ironical & mischievous, French retro comedy, happy & joyful [...] A 152
CEZ4075 Caravelle
[CEZ4075 - 5]
0 1'55 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse Cruise liner easy-listening. Chic & carefree. "Tijuana" trumpet, strings, flute & rhythm. French retro comedy, kitsch & cheesy, retro American serie, 1960, funny [...] G 141
CEZ4075 Villa Arpel
[CEZ4075 - 7]
0 1'50 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse Romantic swing. Hommage to Jacques Tati. Jazz guitar, accordion & rhythm. confident, 1950, country & garden, carefree, romantic [...] Ebm 92
CEZ4075 Nouvelle Vague
[CEZ4075 - 22]
0 2'49 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse Swing. Urban & definite. Horns, piano, bongos & rhythm. jazz be-bop, new wave (cinema), urban landscape, 1950, nocturnal [...] Dm 132
CEZ4075 Les Parisiennes
[CEZ4075 - 6]
0 2'09 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse Parisian swing. Lively & casual. Jazz guitar, accordion @ 0'59 & rhythm. French cinema, romantic comedy, happy & joyful, 1960, jazzy [...] Dm 133
CEZ4075 Tour de France 55
[CEZ4075 - 9]
0 2'14 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse French ballroom. Lively & cheerful. Vibes & rhythm. jazz guitar, march (dance), 1950, chromatic accordion, happy & joyful [...] G 140
CEZ4075 Vedette
[CEZ4075 - 11]
0 1'30 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse Swing. Gangster-film chase. Hammond organ, vibes, bongos & rhythm. jazz be-bop, new wave (cinema), vibraphone, driving, 1960 [...] Gm 120
CEZ4075 Champs-Elysées
[CEZ4075 - 20]
0 1'36 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse Bebop. Movie swing. Tenor sax, vibes, piano, bongos & rhythm. crime movie, new wave (cinema), tenor saxophone, jazz be-bop, retro American serie [...] Gm 84
CEZ4075 Paris By Night
[CEZ4075 - 21]
0 3'15 André Charlier, Jean Gobinet, Benoît Sourisse Modern jazz. Late night & mysterious. Trumpet, jazz guitar, piano & rhythm. jazz ballad, relaxed, intimate, new wave (cinema), sensual [...] Cm 60
CEZ4109 All Shot Up
[CEZ4109 - 12]
2 0'46 André Charlier, Daniel Diaz Urgent & serious. Vibraphone & rhythm. vibraphone, driving, retro American serie, B movie, retro cinema [...] Am 162
CEZ4109 All Shot Up 2
[CEZ4109 - 13]
0 1'54 André Charlier, Daniel Diaz Urgent & serious. Walking bass, rhythm & fx echo. retro American serie, B movie, retro cinema, cinematic jazz, steady [...] Cm 112
CEZ4109 All Shot Up 3
[CEZ4109 - 14]
0 0'46 André Charlier, Daniel Diaz Urgent & serious. Walking bass, Fender rhodes & rhythm. Fender rhodes, driving, retro American serie, B movie, retro cinema [...] Cm 162
CEZ4107 Funk City
[CEZ4107 - 11]
0 3'16 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse, Manuel Galvin, Jean Gobinet Progressive jazz. Determined & serioux. Trumpet, electric guitar & rhythm. jazz rock, retro American serie, 1970, film noir, investigation [...] Dm 133
CEZ4075 Pigall's Blues
[CEZ4075 - 12]
0 2'18 André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse Late night. Louche. Muted trumpet, bongos, vibes & rhythm @ 0'40. crime movie, 1950, nocturnal, muted trumpet, retro cinema [...] Gm 97
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