Jean-Luc Ponty (born 29 September 1942) is a French jazz violinist and composer. Ponty was born into a family of classical musicians on 29 September 1942 in Avranches, France. His father taught violin, his mother taught piano. At sixteen, he was admitted to the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, graduating two years later with the institution's highest honor, Premier Prix (first prize). He was hired by the Concerts Lamoureux symphony in which he played for three years.
Storytelling (Jean-Luc Ponty album). Storytelling is an album by French jazz fusion artist Jean-Luc Ponty, released in 1989. It is his second album on the Columbia label.
Fables (Jean-Luc Ponty album). Fables is an album by French jazz fusion artist Jean-Luc Ponty, released in 1985. All songs by Jean-Luc Ponty. Infinite Pursuit" – 6:00. Elephants in Love" – 5:21. Radioactive Legacy" – 6:18. Perpetual Rondo" – 4:47. In the Kingdom of Peace" – 4:05. Plastic Idols" – 3:59.
JEAN-LUC PONTY started his violin studies at the age of five with his father who was Director of the school of music in Avranches and a violin teacher as well, at the age of 13 left school to fully dedicate to the music, later (At the age of 15) was admitted in the Paris Conservatoire graduating two years later with th. JEAN-LUC PONTY Videos (YouTube and more). Jean-Luc Ponty - Original Album Series Box set original album series 2015.
Jean Luc is invited by great classical violist and conductor Yuri Bashmet to perform a couple of his compositions as soloist with orchestra among other guests at Tchaikovsky Philharmonia hall (triumphalnaya square 1). Poland - Bielsko-Biala. Feb 22, 2018Bielsko-Biala. Jean Luc Ponty & Clara Ponty Quartet -JLP, violin - Clara, piano, keyboards, vocals - Guy Nsangué Akwa, bass - Damien Schmitt, drums. 29920 France - Névez. Jardins de Rospico, Kerangall Névez, 29920 France. Festival Jazz'y Krampouezh - JEAN LUC PONTY TRIO - JL Ponty, violin - William Lecomte, piano/keyboards - Jean Marie Ecay, guitar. Festival de Jazz - Théâtre de Verdure Nice, France.
Bells – Jean-Luc Ponty (tracks: 4-1 to 4-11). Drums, Percussion – Casey Scheuerell (tracks: 5-1 to 5-8), Leon Ndugu Chancler (tracks: 1-1 to 1-8), Mark Craney (tracks: 3-1 to 3-9), Norman Fearrington (tracks: 2-1 to 2-8), Steve Smith (5) (tracks: 4-1 to 4-11). Electric Guitar – Allan Holdsworth (tracks: 4-1 to 4-11), Dan Sawyer (tracks: 1-1 to 1-7), Daryl Stuermer (tracks: 4-1 to 4-11), Ray Parker Jr. (tracks: 1-8). CD 4: Originally released in 1977. Recorded in Los Angeles, CA, June - July, 1977.