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Richard Galliano
France

Accordion and bandoneon virtuose, composer, Richard Galliano expresses himself in all musical fields, from classical to jazz. Release New Jazz Musette February 17t, on tour with the quartet in october november 2017
Biography
After having learned, since the age of 4, piano and accordion from his father, Accordion player and teacher, Lucien Galliano, he is welcome at the Conservatorium of Nice , directed by the famous Pierre Cochereau, and studies Harmonies, Counterpoints … as well as Trombone (First prize in 1969).
In 1975, he meets Claude Nougaro while settling down in Paris . Richard Galliano will be his accordion player and Orchestra chief till 1983. He will compose for him the music of ALLÉE DES BROUILLARDS, DES VOILIERS, VIE VIOLENCE … In 1980 , second important meeting: Astor Piazzolla who will advise him to create a French NEW MUSETTE the same way Piazzolla invented the Argentinian NEW TANGO.
Richard Galliano has recorded more than 50 albums under his own name and collaborated with an impressive number of artists:
From the Jazz world: Chet Baker, Eddy Louis, Ron Carter, Wynton Marsalis, Charlie Haden, Gary Burton.
From the French variety: Serge Reggiani, Claude Nougaro, Barbara, Allain Leprest, Charles Aznavour, Serge Gainsbourg.
Cross-Over: Nigel Kennedy – his “Bach Project” on Deutsche Grammophon has beaten all classical sales with more than 50.000 copies in 2010.
1997: A “Jazz Victory Award” for his album “New York Tango”.
1998: A “Jazz Victory Award” for his album “Blow Up”.
2009: Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters.
2010: A “Sacem Award” for the best pedagogical method of accordion which he co-wrote with his father Lucien Galliano (Éd.Lemoine).
2011: Commandeur of the Order of Arts et Letters.
2014: A “Classical Victory Award”: Richard Galliano receives the award of the “Best Composer of the Year 2014”.
2016: Richard Galliano records his new album, dedicated to the work of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.










Discography

2017 - NEW JAZZ MUSETTE
Ponderosa


2016 - MOZART
Universal-Deutsche Grammophon records


2016 - MARE NOSTRUM II
AC Music & Vision GmbH & Co. KG


2015 - LA VIE EN ROSE
Milan Records


2015 - THE LOS ANGELES SESSIONS
Milan Records


2013 - VIVALDI
Universal-Deutsche Grammophon records


2010 - BACH
Universal-Deutsche Grammophon records



     

03.15.18 Centre Culturel, Moissac (F)
04.06.18 Maison de la Culture , Amiens (F)
04.20.18 Maison des Arts et du Léman , Thonon les Bains (F)

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