MARC ANTOINE

Guitar

Guitarist, composer and producer Marc Antoine was born in Paris (France) in 1963. When he was 11 years old his parents bought him his first guitar which quickly became his third arm. In 1988 he moved to London, later on became an acclaimed session player in Tokyo and landed in Los Angeles in the late 90ies. He stayed there for 12 years playing for music royalty such as Sting, Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, Cher and George Benson. Actually, Marc lives in Madrid.

Marc began his successful solo career in 1994 with his first album “Classical Soul”. After a successful cooperation with the guitarist Paul Brown, “Foreign Xchange” (2009), he released “My Classical Way” in 2010 followed by his latest album “Guitar Destiny” (2012). Marc’s career boasts many #1 hits on the R&R contemporary jazz charts, as well as topping the Billboard charts. In 1995, R&R elected him Best New Artist of The Year, which was followed by his Gavin Award in 1998. He has also received numerous nominations for jazz awards in the US and Canada, including “International Artist of the Year” at the 2010 American Smooth Jazz Awards.

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