Franck Pourcel

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by Franck Pourcel

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1 January 1915, Marseilles, France, d. 12 November 2000, Paris, France. With the violin his chosen instrument, Pourcel found playing in downtime jazz combos a liberating change from his studies at the Paris Conservatoire. He became an admirer of Stéphane Grappelli whose mainstream style he emulated before assuming leadership of the French Fiddlers in the late 40s. Signed to Pathé-Marconi, the orchestra adjusted to the popular forum and was rewarded with encouraging sales for... Read more

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instrumental
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franck pourcel
jazz
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