PIERRE COURBOIS

Fusion / Avant-Garde Jazz / Post-Fusion Contemporary / Latin Jazz • Netherlands
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Pierre Courbois is born on April 23, 1940, in Nijmegen, the son of a watchmaker and a jeweller. Before World War II they both play in a cinema orchestra. He receives his professional training at the Hogeschool der Kunsten (Art College) in Arnhem, where he graduates as a goldsmith. This practical, technical profession explains Courbois’ later craftsman like adaptations and innovations for his drum kit, such as the retunable floor toms, the double bass drum and gong pedals. Together with his brother Jacques he launches a craze in the early Seventies by building a complete drum set of transparent Perspex, an instrument he continues to play to this day. During his high school years, Pierre does some (evening) courses on electronics on different schools for polytechnics. Here the seed is own for his later inventions on drum synthesizers. Courbois takes his first steps in the field of music in 1953, when he read more...
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PIERRE COURBOIS Earwax (as Association P.C.) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Earwax (as Association P.C.)
Fusion 1970
PIERRE COURBOIS Myria Poda album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Myria Poda
Avant-Garde Jazz 1975
PIERRE COURBOIS Perpetuum Mobile (with Jasper Van 'T Hof) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Perpetuum Mobile (with Jasper Van 'T Hof)
Latin Jazz 1981
PIERRE COURBOIS Independence album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Independence
Avant-Garde Jazz 1983
PIERRE COURBOIS Pierre Courbois' Jubilation ‎: Réouverture album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pierre Courbois' Jubilation ‎: Réouverture
Avant-Garde Jazz 1993
PIERRE COURBOIS Unsquare Roots album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Unsquare Roots
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2000

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PIERRE COURBOIS Erna Morena (as Association PC) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Erna Morena (as Association PC)
Fusion 1972
PIERRE COURBOIS Live In Germany album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Germany
Fusion 1996
PIERRE COURBOIS Révocation Live At The Bimhuis album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Révocation Live At The Bimhuis
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2007

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