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Didier Lockwood

Didier Lockwood (born February 11, 1956) is a French jazz violinist.

He was born in Calais and studied classical violin and composition at the Calais Conservatory. However, his brother Francis made him receptive to forms of music other than the classical and he quit his studies in 1972. Didier was entranced by the improvisation of Jean-Luc Ponty on Frank Zappa's King Kong album and took up the amplified violin. He joined the progressive rock group Magma, touring and notable featured on their 1975 Live/Hhaï album. Lockwood was also influenced by Polish violinist Zbigniew Seifert and Stéphane Grappelli, whom he joined on tour.

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Pid
2006
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Tribute To Stéphane...
Tangram
2000
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Round About Silence
Tangram
1998
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New York Rendez-Vous
Tangram
1995
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Lune Froide
Tangram
1991
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Fasten Seat Belts
Tangram
1990
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