Primary Instrument: Vibraphone
Jean Vanasse started his musical study at CEGEP of Drummondville in 1971 then he entered the Quebec music Conservatory in 72 and swichted to Montreal Conservatory in 73 where he studied till 75 with Maestro Louis Charbonneau and Guy Lachapelle respectively tympanist and first percussionist at MSO (Montreal Symphonic Orcherstra).
Barely comming out of the Conservatory, he founded a jazz quartet named L'Orchestre Sympathique with flute player François Richard. This group will have a lot of success in Quebec Canada and Europe. Meanwhile he's playing with the quartet, he is also backing french québécoise singer Pauline Julien from 77 to 81, recording and giving concerts in Canada, Quebec and Europe.
Source: Jean Vanasse
Jean Vanasse, Mosaïques (Effendi, 2001)
Jeam Vanesse, Erreur sur la personne (1995)
Jean Vanasse, Portée disparue (1992)
Jean Vanasse/Miroslav Vitous, Nouvelle Cuisine (Justin Time, 1986)
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