The media as well as the public have deemed Jean-Pierre Bertrand one of the best Boogie-Woogie pianists in France.
Born in Saint-Germain-en Laye in 1955,Jean-Pierre’s youth,from age 14,was dedicated to the studying of this particular jazz style and was influenced by such performers as Albert Ammons,Pete Johnson,Sammy Price,Memphis Slim,Lloyd Glenn or Meade Lux Lewis.
Since 1989,he has been the organizer and producer of the “Jazz and Boogie nights”.Since then he has recorded 10 albums,either solo or with the “Jazz and Boogie piano nights”,an international festival attracting every year since 1989 the best pianists from all over the world.Various shows and events for companies and private persons are also part of his undertakings.J-P Bertrand gives performances in jazz clubs ,at private as well as public concerts and he appears in numerous musical events.
Performing at jazz festivals,he appeared at the 97’ Cincinnati blues festival(USA),in Detroit in 98 during a Classic jazz special and at the Hannover(Germany) and The Hague(Holland) jazz festivals.He gave live duet performances with Ray Bryant,Bob Seeley,Axel Zwingenberger,Little Willie Littlefield and often with French master pianist Jean-Paul Amouroux.

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