Laurent Medelgi

Hailing from Paris, Laurent picked up the guitar at age 12. After a solid year of Classical training, his wantingness to improvise drove him to play Rock Music.

Although just a teenager, his adventurous spirit brought him across the Channel to explore the U.K.s burgeoning New Wave/Rock Scene, where he immediately formed a band and started performing in London and its outlying area. While playing out at night, his days were spent recording and producing with the likes of Keyboardist David Greenfield (The Stranglers) and Saxophonist Kevin Flanagan (Pinkfloyd). Three years later, Laurent is back in Paris performing Club dates in his native city and along the French Riviera.

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Jazz Lives: ”both new and comforting, melodic and swinging but vibrant.” ”...makes me think of Kenny Burrell, Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Pat Metheny, Pat Martino…”
Michael Steinman, New york, USA.

Couleurs Jazz: ” The melodies span several decades of the Jazz idiom leaving the listener captivated by how fresh and fiery the sound of the Medeljazz remains.”
”...mixes the filigree of Pat metheny and the tradition of Kenny Burell...audacious.” review of Circles, Live at 55 bar. JazzHot #582

”A solid mainstream offering...” Cadence Magazine, Review of Diverses.

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New York, NY

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced students


Private teacher for the past 10 years. Jazz and beyond, rock/Funk, Theory, etc... In your own home or mine.

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