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Erik Truffaz

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Biography

(source: wikipedia)

Erik Truffaz (born 3 April 1960 in Chêne-Bougeries, Switzerland) is a French jazz trumpeter, infusing elements of hip hop, rock and roll and dance music into his compositions.
Truffaz was introduced to music by his father, a saxophone player, and played in his father's bands growing up.
Truffaz was inspired to study jazz when he heard Miles Davis' Kind Of Blue at 16 years old, and joined Switzerland's Geneva Conservatoire for university studies.
In 1996, Truffaz... more

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