Benoît Dunoyer de Segonzac

  • double bass
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Born in 1962 in Strasbourg, France. After classical studies of  violoncello and clarinet, he discovers jazz, start playing contrabass at 20 years old, and is self taught in improvised music.
Since then he has played, amongst others, with Jean-Michel Pilc, Kenny Wheeler, Vincent Courtois, Edouard Ferlet, Yvan Cassar, Steve Nieve, Bruno Fontaine, Jean-Philippe Goude,…
and singers Tom Novembre, Juliette, Ramon Pipin, Roberto Alagna, Ute Lemper, Bobby Mc Ferrin, Juliette Gréco , Natalie Dessay...

Member of “Paris Combo” with Belle du Berry and David Lewis.

In 1997,  he joins the “Jacques Loussier Trio” for 15 years of concerts and recordings all around the world with a crossover Classic and Jazz répertoire as the famous “PlayBach”.
In the studio, he has recorded many film and theater soundtracks and his important discography covers styles as different as jazz, world-music, pop singers, classical and contemporary music , as well as new music, written or improvised.