Don Billiez
Don on stage
Cover Chapter Free
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Jazz, afro jazz inspiration
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  • country:France
  • style(s):Jazz, Groove
  • label:LGM Tv - Sabrina Iwanski
  • type:Band, Quintet
  • gender:male
  • instrumentation:instrumental
  • artist submitted by:Association L'Hacienda

Line up

  • Arthur Billes (Drums)
  • Franck Lamiot  (Piano, hammon org)
  • Frederic Simboloti (Bass)
  • Michel billes (Saxophones)
  • Philippe Anicaux (Trumpet, Tuba)


Catalan White African, as he likes to define himself. Companion of Nino Ferrer who hired him in his band at only 20 years. In the early 80s he contributes to the creation of the group Touré Kunda (Senegal), with whom he toured in Europe, Africa, the States and Japan until 1985 ...
Sax sideman on the rock scene, he worked with Alain Bashung, Paul Personne (rock and blues song / France), other various artists on the International scene (Walter Arraujo / Brazil, Foxy Camara (Guinea), Micky Finn, Skiffle ( England) and other various French artists such as Alain Leprest Fred Blondin, B. Lavilliers .....
He participated in the recording of forty albums, including the must Amadu Tilo, the famous Paris Ziginchor live in Africa and Natalia produced by Bill Laswell/New York, Touré Kunda Shares the 'Novice Tour' (Stage and live album), Alain Bashung; 5 albums of Paul Person whose Route 97..
In 2010, with his son Arthur, drummer, he created the MED Quartet"the Groovin'Mediterranya.
This will be followed by the recording of the album ""Chapter free" which he delegated the musical direction and achievement to his son Arthur. The official launch occurred at the end of 2013.
2014 -2015 New tracks with a new band : ADDICTIVE PULSE…
New album coming on 2016


"Chapter Free" - Don Billiez

"Echoes of Magic Trips" - Don Billiez