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Sebastien Jalier 's Funk United / Bio

Born in 1968 (Paris), Sebastien Jalier started playing saxophone at 17 ,learning music under the influences of John Coltrane , Cannonball Adderley , Miles Davis , Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock's tunes.
He played quickly with several jazz and funk bands from Paris in well-known jazz-clubs with great musicians as Azaiez Mami , N'Doumbe Djengue , Mimi Felixine , Bruce Johnson , Mokhtar Samba , Etienne Mbappe ,Serge Ponsard , Anne Ducros ,Paco Sery , David Donatien , Gil Escriva..
In the 90's , he plays for Canal+(french tv) with "Les Nuls" and "NPA" in "Lol et Le groupe"LiveTV band (LOL,JLbianchina,Eric Mula,C.fourquet,Antoine Illouz,JM.Marrier,Michel Galliot,Nic.Neidhart,Mimi.Felixine)
At this occasion he plays with artists as Vanessa Paradis , Alain Chamfort,William Sheller,France Gall,Veronique Samson,Gil Caplan ,Tony Joe White,Tom Jones , Jimmy Cliff,Gloria Gaynor,Nina Hagen ,Misty Oldland,Momma Stud and more.. He recorded with Chris "thefrenchKiss" AKA Bob Sinclar in more than 3 albums (Reminiscence 4tet) and played from 2000 -2010 with many DJ's as Bob Sinclar ,Dimitri from Paris, Jerry the Cat, Mike Dennis..
After 25 years as a sideman , he started to create his own music...

General Info

Band Members
sebastien jalier (sax , flute , vocals , keyboards)
Artist Name
Sebastien Jalier 's Funk United
Home Page
Active Since
Jazz / Funk / Electro

Contact Info

aix en provence, FR