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Coming Soon: New Album Featuring French Double Bass Virtuoso and Composer Renaud Garcia-Fons

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French double bass virtuoso and composer Renaud Garcia-Fons

One of the biggest production music libraries in the world, Cezame, is releasing an album by renowned French Jazz bassist and composer, Renaud Garcia-Fons entitled Cinematic Double Bass – In a Jazzy Mood.

The album revisits the natural relationship between Jazz and cinema that had existed, especially during the age of classic film noirs of the 1950s and 1960s. This time, however, Renaud Garcia-Fons, explores that bond using the wide sonic range of the double bass.

Listen to the track entitled “Jungle Drums Swinging Bass” by Renaud Garcia-Fons from the album Cinematic Double Bass, released under Cezame and available for licensing through APM Music starting December 6th.

About Renaud Garcia-Fons

Renaud Garcia-Fons is a virtuoso French Jazz bassist and composer known for pushing the boundaries of his instrument and creating a unique musical voice that transcends genres. Born on December 24, 1962, in Paris, France, Garcia-Fons has carved a niche in Jazz with his exceptional skills, innovative techniques, and a deep understanding of various musical traditions.

Garcia-Fons began his musical journey at a young age, starting with the piano before discovering the double bass at 16. His early classical training laid the foundation for his later explorations into Jazz, world music, and beyond. Influenced by the rich cultural tapestry of his native France and a passion for global sounds, Garcia-Fons developed a distinctive style that blends Jazz improvisation with elements of flamenco, tango, and Eastern European folk music.

Garcia-Fons has collaborated with renowned musicians from various traditions throughout his career, expanding his sonic palette and contributing to the cross-pollination of musical genres. His discography includes diverse albums, showcasing his evolution as an artist and his commitment to pushing the boundaries of what is possible on the double bass.

Renaud Garcia-Fons is a testament to the power of musical exploration and the ability to create a unique voice within the vast landscape of Jazz. His work continues to inspire and captivate audiences worldwide, cementing his place as one of the most innovative and influential figures in contemporary Jazz.


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