Tuesday, September 30, 2008

R.I.P.: Marc Moulin


Pianist Marc Moulin died September 26th at the age of 66 from cancer. In the 1960s he had accompanied American soloists with his trio but also played with the guitarist Philippe Catherine with whom he founded the fusion band Placebo in the early 1970s which lasted until 1976. Later he worked with the avantgarde group Aksak Maboul and founded his own record label Kamikaze. In the late 1980s he became known as a producer of popular music. In 2001 he recorded an album for Blue Note; later albums mixed jazz with lounge, soul and trip hop elements. Obituary: Music in Belgium.

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