Title
Equinoxe
Performer
Jean Michel Jarre 1948-
Publisher
Dreyfus, 1997
1 cd
Recording date
1978
Playing time
00:38:58
Note
Re-mastered ed.
EAN
3460503614123 3259180002527 5099748737625 0042282474728 0888430246928
CDR
JKX0059

About Jean Michel Jarre

Jean-Michel André Jarre (French: [ʒɑ̃ miʃɛl ɑ̃dʁe ʒaʁ]; born 24 August 1948) is a French composer, performer and record producer. He is a pioneer in the electronic, ambient and new-age genres, and is known for organising outdoor spectacles featuring his music, vast laser displays, large projections and fireworks.

Jarre was raised in Lyon by his mother and grandparents and trained on the piano. From an early age, he was introduced to a variety of art forms, including street performers, jazz musicians and the artist Pierre Soulages. He played guitar in a band, but his musical style was perhaps most heavily influenced by Pierre Schaeffer, a pioneer of musique concrète at the Groupe de Recherches Musicales.

His first mainstream success was the 1976 album Oxygène. Recorded in a makeshift studio at his home, the album sold an estimated …Read more on Wikipedia