Update Martial Solal + Follow

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: August 23, 1927

Martial Solal (born August 23, 1927 in Algiers, Algeria) is a French jazz pianist and composer, who is probably most widely known for the music he wrote for Jean-Luc Godard's debut feature film À bout de souffle (1960).

Solal was the son of an opera singer and piano teacher, who learnt the instrument from the age of six, settling in Paris in 1950. He soon began working with leading musicians including Django Reinhardt and expatriates from the United States like Sidney Bechet and Don Byas. He formed a quartet (occasionally also leading a big band) in the late 1950s, although he had been recording as a leader since 1953. Solal then began composing film music, eventually providing over twenty scores....
read more

Music

Featured recording “Live at the Village Vanguard: I Can't Give You Anything But Love”

Live at the Village Vanguard: I Can't Give You Anything But Love

CAM Jazz
2010
  • BUY

    À Bout De Souffle

    Dreyfus Jazz
    2012
  • BUY

    Live at the Village Vanguard: I Can't Give You Anything But Love

    CAM Jazz
    2010
  • BUY

    Live at the Village Vanguard: I Can't Give You Anything But Love

    CAM Jazz
    2009
  • BUY

    Live At The Village Vanguard

    Dreyfus Jazz
    2008
  • BUY

    Longitude

    CAM Jazz
    2008
  • BUY

    Rue De Seine

    Dreyfus Jazz
    2006
  • BUY

    Portrait In Black And White

    Dreyfus Jazz
    2006
View Discography Page

This information is provided by the musician profile administrator or discogs.com.

Watch More Videos

Events

There are no Martial Solal events at Jazz Near You. Add one now.

Push your events to your social pages. Learn how here.

Rank: 930
Views: 12,634
Fans: 2
Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.

or search site with Google

Help improve the Martial Solal profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Martial Solal musician profile.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.