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Hello, you're welcome ! Visit our pages and discover
the musical universe of Jean-Christian Michel

JEAN-CHRISTIAN MICHEL, HIS MUSIC, HIS MUSICAL UNIVERSE
THE CROSSOVER OF JAZZ AND SACRED MUSIC

 

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"CLARINETTIST AND COMPOSER JEAN-CHRISTIAN MICHEL
HAS INVENTED A UNIQUE MUSICAL STYLE.
HE USES TODAY'S TECHNOLOGY TO GIVE EVEN MORE
TO THE EMOTION AND THE DREAM.
SIMULTANEOUSLY CLASSICAL AND MODERN HIS MUSIC OPENS
THE DOORS OF AN UNKNOWN WORLD TO ALL OF US …"


Jean-Christian MICHEL, french clarinettist and composer, has invented a globally unique music which fuses JAZZ and SACRED MUSIC into spatial echos. Jean-Christian MICHEL2017, is the advent of a new musical style, the "JAZZ & SACRED MUSIC CROSSOVER".

This clarinettist's original concept conjugates the pulsation and the expressiveness of JAZZ with the golden rules of CLASSICAL MUSIC with rich and colored harmonies. In addition the ORCHESTRATION contributes to develop a new sound, by mixing the timbres of CLARINET, ORGAN and SYNTHESIZERS.

JEAN-CHRISTIAN MICHEL's MUSIC calls on real performers, in a small group, which gives it an extraordinary coherence.

However, thanks to the sensational technology of computer assisted music, it manages - by recreating a spectacular and majestic FULL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA - to suggest the sound colours of a musical cosmic universe.

First to open cathedrals to concerts others than religious, illustrious by his remarkable transcriptions of J.S BACH and his famous arrangement of ARANJUEZ's CONCERTO, the composer has enjoyed, from the beginning, a phenomenal success attracting immense crowds in his church concerts .

With more than five million DISCS, ALBUMS and CDs sold - rewarded by 3 diamond discs, 7 platinum discs and 10 golden discs - and with thousands of CONCERTS to his credit, Jean-Christian MICHEL today pursues a global career.

GET TO KNOW AN EXCEPTIONAL ARTIST
Jean-Christian MICHEL composer and clarinettist
 
1 / JEAN-CHRISTIAN MICHEL AND HIS MUSIC
 

Jean-Christian MICHEL's biography BIOGRAPHY

BIOGRAPHY / In the Jean-Christian MICHEL's biography, you will read the story of his exceptional destiny. Some lines about his philosophy... / Also glance through some details on the musical career of composer Jean-Christian MICHEL.

CDs of  Jean-Christian MICHEL CDs, DISCS, ALBUMS

CDs LPs DISCs - Discover the complete official catalogue of Jean-Christian MICHEL's CDs, discs, LPs and albums. See his 3 diamond discs, 7 platinum discs and 10 golden discs ! A new CD : "Jean-Christian MICHEL plays jazz"

Scores SCORES AND TRANSCRIPTIONS

SCORES / Access the scores of Jean-Christian MICHEL's works, his luxurious songbook, his transcriptions of JS BACH's chorals and fugues, or the songbook of his arrangement of Aranjuez's concerto.

Concerts CONCERTS

CONCERTS / Jean-Christian MICHEL mainly performs in his Cathedral and Church concerts with clarinet, organ and synthesizers. CATHEDRAL TOUR 2006-2017 : Read the page about the grand Cathedral Tour of Jean-Christian MICHEL. (In french, not translated)

Logo laser CONCERTS AND LASER SHOWS

LASER SHOWS / See and hear him a lso in his huge "Sound and Light" shows : Laser shows, his spectacular Laser Fireworks shows and enchanted Waters shows with waterscreen. Watch a mini-clip on Mpeg of a Laser show ! Visit the pages "Concert" et "Laser Concert " !

News of Jean-Christian MICHEL LAST NEWS

LAST NEWS / Stay up-to-date on Jean-Christian MICHEL's daily News :

Read the most recent press releases / Learn the dates of forthcoming shows and concerts. / Catch up with press reports from the latest concerts. / Get informed about the release of CDs, new broadcast performances or radio interviews, and be connected with all the recent additions to the site !

Press rewiew PRESS REVIEWS

PRESS REWIEWS - Find out what the Press thinks about Jean-Christian MICHEL : his point of view on his music, his transcriptions and arrangements, his concerts, discs and CDs.
Feature articles or reports from the important magazines. Extracts from french and international newspapers will help you to build your own opinion... See the half page article which recently appeared in the "Midi Libre" : "The clarinet at the summit"; the latest and very laudatory rewiew of the Carcassonne concert, the Montpellier and Lyon concerts etc.

Logo Mp3 MP3, REALAUDIO, MIDI

MP 3 & REALAUDIO / Do not leave the site without listening to, in MP3 or RealAudio, the music and the unforgettable sound of Jean-Christian MICHEL's clarinet.

Order form ORDER FORM

ORDER FORM / Print this page to order the CDs, discs and vinyl albums of the collection... Or the Song-book and Jean-Christian MICHEL's scores which you have chosen.

Logo download Jean-Christian Michel DOWNLOAD MP3 - SHOP

CD ONLINE - Now you can download albums of Jean-Christian Michel in mp3 on our online site [ MUSIC ONLINE ]. Eeasier, faster and less expensive than buying a CD.

Contact -Concerts jazz en église CONTACT Ecrivez nous !

CONTACT / Do not hesitate to get in touch with us to organize a Church Concert or one in a cathedral, a big Sound and Light show with special effects : volumetric Laser, holograms, Fireworks, or a spectacular Enchanted Waters show with waterscreen.

Contact us ! Please write, e-mail, or phone for our rates and any organizational questions.

PHOTOS PHOTOS GALLERY

PHOTOS GALLERY OF JEAN-CHRISTIAN MICHEL

Links LINKS

LINKS / From the Links page visit the sites of Jean-Christian MICHEL's friends and use the qualitative directories which selected him.

Video Jean-Christian Michel VIDEO

VIDEO-CLIPS - Watch an Extract of the Jean-Christian MICHEL's video "JAZZ & SACRED MUSIC CROSSOVER" on this page.

 
2 / JEAN-CHRISTIAN MICHEL AND HIS MUSICAL UNIVERSE

Armstrong, J.S Bach, A. Mozart


Musical universe of Jean-Christian MICHEL MUSICAL UNIVERSE. Enter the galactic musical universe of the composer and clarinettist, to the borders of the infinite, where the composer goes to draw his inspiration...

USE ALSO THE LINKS PAGE TO REACH THE COLUMNS

SOME COMPOSERS

Johann-Sébastian BACH JOHANN-SEBASTIAN BACH

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH - His life, his work, his sacred music, his art of the fugue. Go through these informatives pages on the Cantor of Leipzig to appreciate the considerable influence which he has had on generations of musicians.

BACH-JAZZ - JOHANN SEBASIAN BACH's transcriptions in jazz : these original pages show the contibution of Johann Sebastian BACH, genius of classical music, to modern music. Today, jazz musicians transcribe BACH into Jazz. JAZZ BACH, PLAY BACH, CLASSICAL JAZZ... Listen to the new CD of Jean-Christian MICHEL : "J-S BACH TRANSCRIPTIONS"

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART

MOZART - The music of the young composer opened the horizons and except that no limits.

Aranjuez's concerto RODRIGO - ARANJUEZ

ARANJUEZ's CONCERTO - Take a look at the fascinating history of the concerto : the unusual creation of a Concerto for guitar and orchestra, the numerous and remarkable interpretations or the transcriptions realized in Classical music and in Jazz and Jean-Christian MICHEL's arrangement ...

* ALL MUSIC *

Music MUSIC

MUSIC - Its origins. Music is at the summit of all the arts : a union of Spirituality and Science, it can appear as an arithmetic eurhythmy of auditory sensations... Learn more about music !

Jazz and classical music CLASSICAL MUSIC, JAZZ, JAZZ-CLASSICAL CROSSOVER

CLASSICAL MUSIC , JAZZ, SACRED MUSIC , JAZZ & SACRED MUSIC CROSSOVER, the links between Classical music and Jazz : chronicles with original and fascinating articles on a wide variety of things about music and musical styles.

Sacred music SACRED MUSIC

SACRED MUSIC - Liturgical music, Gregorian chant, JS BACH, MOZART, J C MICHEL

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

The clarinet from  A to Z CLARINET

Jean-Christian MICHEL plays the CLARINET, so a lot of space is dedicated to it in the site :

THE CLARINET - Discover the CLARINET and find a complete documentation in pages which are dedicated to : description of the clarinet, history of the clarinet and the various types of clarinets. The clarinet for the classical composers, Jazz musicians and Jean-Christian MICHEL. Unmissable clarinet CDs. Clarinet scores. Free MIDI files for clarinet. Clarinet manufacture. Everything about the clarinet is explained from A to Z in a clear and coherent fashion. Take a moment to read also some thoughts on the interpretation on clarinet. Look at Images and photos of clarinets.

Understand the importance of the instrumentation in the Jean-Christian MICHEL's futuristic music : A new concept of ultramodern orchestration and a new clarinet sound which allows a small group to sound like a philharmonic orchestra, with spontaneity and expressiveness - CLARINET : the development of the instrument and everything about it. ( Please, see further up the page ).

The organ ORGAN

ORGAN, PIPE ORGAN , CHURCH ORGAN (baroque, classic and romantic). Bach at the organ. Penetrate the secret of the church organ's mysterious world ...

The electronic organ and  the synthesizers HAMMOND & DIGITAL ORGANS

HAMMOND ORGAN ELECTRONIC ORGAN DIGITAL ORGAN AND SYNTHESIZERS. Learn about The Hammond organ, the electonic organ and the new technology of digital organs and synthesizers...

 

PROFESSIONNAL STUDIO AND RECORDING

Improve your technical knowledge, or introduce yourself to :

Logo studio Jean-Christian Michel RECORDING STUDIO

RECORDING STUDIO / Get a precise idea about the function of : desk, recording level gauge, amplifiers, monitors, dynamic and electrostatic microphones, tape recorders, multitracking, peripherals or effects, delays, reverberations, graphic and parametric equalizers etc .... Learn also a lot of other things, including explanations of DAT, CAM ...

PRODUCTION OF A CD : Follow the stages of the creation of a CD (or Compact disc), and take advantage of learning some simple, but important rules on recording, mixing, burning ....

Sound recording of clarinet, organ, synthesizer, bass, drum kit, guitar : Some useful and very professional instructions to achieve the best recording.

Computer Assisted Music (CAM). What is Computer Assisted Music music ? MIDI sequencers and software packages, sound treatment and recording software packages... Does the computer dehumanize music ? Will the computer, one day, be able to replace the musician ?

Streaming audio, MP3 PRO : do not stay in the dark about the principle of Streaming Audio, how to download RealOne Player free and what MP3 PRO is...

THE "FLASH-BACK" PAGES

Flash-back pages allow you to find the detail of selected events which marked the career and the life of Jean-Christian MICHEL.

Awakening to Music AWAKENING TO MUSIC

AWAKENING TO MUSIC / The Music's appeal : You will learn the moving awakening of J-Christian MICHEL's vocation, the what and how of his musical initiation.

strange phenomenon of church concerts concerts en égliseCHURCH CONCERT IN PARIS

THE CHURCH CONCERT IN St ROCH AT PARIS / The birth of the sociological phenomenon : Relive the major events of the extraordinary concert given in Paris by the clarinettist, with his organist Monique THUS and his famous drummer Kenny CLARKE.

Expedition to the Himalayas HIMALAYAS

HIMALAYAS : Visit the kingdom of Nepal with Jean-Christian MICHEL. Land in Lhasa, sacred city today occupied by China, in the heart of the secret Tibet. Leave on expedition to the Himalayas with the clarinettist, to the conquest of Taboche, virgin summit almost 7.000 metres above sea level. Learn how YANNICK SEIGNEUR, the legendary conquerer of the West pillar of Makalu, chose him as the party's doctor. Come close to the world of the "Extreme", that of the himalayan rock and ice climbers.

Port-Maria PORT MARIA's CONCERTO

PORT MARIA. Immerse yourself in the tender fascinating poetry which Jean-Christian MICHEL wrote to illustrate his Port-Maria's Concerto, one of his major works.


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Le petit drapeau au bas de chaque page fait le lien avec le site en français.


NEW CD
"JEAN-CHRISTIAN MICHEL PLAYS JAZZ"

CD Plays jazz by Jean-Christian Michel

Jean-Christian MICHEL "PLAYS JAZZ"

Black & blue - Loveless love - St James infirmary - Joe Turner blues - Careless love - Oriental man - Lonesome blues - Perdido street blues - When the saints go marchin’in - Blues des années 60

VISIT THE PAGE : JEAN-CHRISTIAN MICHEL JAZZMAN (FR)


NEW VIDEOCLIPS OF JEAN-CHRISTIAN MICHEL

Music video clip Jean-Christian Michel

 
BACH JAZZ BY JEAN-CHRISTIAN MICHEL
 
 
 
JAZZ & SACRED MUSIC BY JEAN-CHRISTIAN MICHEL
SHOWS " SON & LUMIÈRE" BY JEAN-CHRISTIAN MICHEL
JEAN-CHRISTIAN MICHEL PLAYS JAZZ
INTERVIEWS JEAN-CHRISTIAN MICHEL

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DISCOVER DISCS CDs & DVDs OF JEAN-CHRISTIAN MICHEL
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