PdJ J2: Zool FLEISHER
Zool Fleischer is a French jazzman, pianist and composer. He has played piano since childhood. His first public appearance, solo, dates from 1976. He then played with Boulou Ferré, Steve Grossman, Tony Scott, Barney Wilen and in Didier Levallet's Swing String System. A few years later, he formed with Marc Bertaux (double bass) and Tony Rabeson (drums) an expanded trio then in quintet, with Alain Debiossat (saxophone) and Lionel Benhamou (guitar). He also collaborated with trumpeter Wallace Roney's quartet before forming a new group with Marc Bertaux (double bass), Stéphane Huchard (drums), Denis Leloup (trombone) and Julien Lourau (saxophone). In 1996, he performed in New York where he played with Joe Lovano (saxophone) and Joe Locke (vibraphone).
Zool Fleischer wins the Django Reinhardt Prize for Best French Jazz Musician 1986