Addictive Pulse Band
Catalan White African, as he likes to define himself. Companion of Nino Ferrer who hired him in his band at only 20 years. In the early 80s he contributes to the creation of the group Touré Kunda (Senegal), with whom he toured in Europe, Africa, the States and Japan until 1985 ... They become Number 1 of world music worldwide! For him, that time will remain his "Initiatory journey" the spine of a resolutely free career!
Sax sideman on the rock scene, he worked with Alain Bashung, Paul Personne (rock and blues song / France), other various artists on the International scene (Walter Arraujo / Brazil, Foxy Camara (Guinea), Micky Finn, Skiffle ( England) and other various French artists such as Alain Leprest Fred Blondin, B. Lavilliers ..... He participated in the recording of forty albums, including the must Amadu Tilo, the famous Paris Ziginchor live in Africa and Natalia produced by Bill Laswell/New York, Touré Kunda Shares the 'Novice Tour' (Stage and live album), Alain Bashung; 5 albums of Paul Person whose Route 97.. Live at the Olympia He played on biggest stages: Carnegie Hall in New York, at the Spectrum Montreal to Tokyo, Dakar, Bamako, New York, the first Avenue Minneapolis, Chicago, Rézé ..(all the Biography can be upload from the page)
In 2010, with his son Arthur, drummer, created the MED Quartet, with the bassist Pierre Fayolle and the pianist Julien Teissier. They met trumpeter Philippe Anicaux and percussionist Sebastien L 'Hermitte and formed the Groovin'Mediterranya.
This will be followed by the recording of the album Chapter free which he delegated the musical direction and achievement by his son Arthur. The official launch occurred at the end of 2013.
2014 -2015 New tracks with the band : ADDICTIVE PULSE…
2016 New band : SQ5 !!!
Michel Billes : Saxophones
Arthur Billès : Drums -
Franck Lamiot : Hammond organ & Piano
Cyril Achard : acoustic & electric guitar
Emmanuel Soulignac : Bass & doublebass
New album coming on 2017
ma 18 avril 2017
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je 27 juillet 2017
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