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Michel Pastre

Michel Pastre

born on 7/4/1966 in Nîmes, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Michel Pastre

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Michel Pastre (born April 7, 1966) is a French jazz tenor saxophonist (see also Michel Pastre French page).


After working the battery and the alto saxophone he finally turns to the tenor saxophone. From 1991 to 1998, he is one of big bands Banana Jazz and Tuxedo Big Band. In 1995 he joined the Super swing machine of Gérard Badini and 1997 with trumpeter Alain Bouchet he started a quintet. In 1999 he performed with Al Casey (Fats Waller's guitarist). In 2000 he founded his own band the Michel Pastre Big band with which he performed in jazz.


as Leader
Date Album Group Label
1999 Live during a French Tour Michel Pastre Septet, featuring Al Casey
and David "Bubba" Brooks
Djaz Records 713-2
2001 Diggin' the Count Michel Pastre Big Band Djaz Records 723-2
2002 Jumping with César Michel Pastre Quartet Djaz Records 726-2
2005 Free Swing Michel Pastre Quartet Djaz Records 734-2
2009 To Prez and Count Michel Pastre Big Band Jazz aux Remparts
2009 Pat Giraud Réunion Pat Giraud/Michel Pastre Quartet
2012 Battle Royal Michel Pastre Big Band V.S.
Laurent Mignard Duke Orchestra
2015 Travelin' light with Billie Dominique Magloire & Michel Pastre Quartet and Big Band Chrystal Records
2015 Charlie Christian Project: Memories of You Michel Pastre Quintet
2016 7:33 To Bayonne Jérôme Etcheberry, Michel Pastre, Louis Mazetier Jazz aux Remparts - JAR 64024
2017 Fathers & SONS The "French/Italian" Connexion
2017 feat. dany doritz & ken peplowski Michel Pastre 5tet, Dany Doritz, Ken Peplowski MPQ002

as Sideman
Date Album Group Label
1993 What a dream Banana Jazz Jazztrade 04
1994 Rhythm Is Our Business Tuxedo Big Band TBB Records 101
1996 Siesta at the Fiesta Tuxedo Big Band TBB Records 102
1998 To Ella and Chick Tuxedo Big Band TBB Records 103
1999 Fletcher Henderson's Unrecorded Arrangements
for Benny Goodman
Bob Wilber and the Tuxedo Big Band Arbors Records Inc.19229
2000 We got rhythm Paris Swing Orchestra Black and Blue BB285-2 ND217
2005 Scriabin's groove Gérard Badini Super Swing Machine
2014 My time is now Austin O'Brien Big Five Band


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