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OLIVIER MANOURY was born in Tulle, (Limousin, France) in 1953.

He moved to Paris with his parents as a child. He played bagpipes (cabrette) at folk music gatherings in the Bastille area bars where a lot of people from Auvergne lived. After grammar school he studied painting and sculpture at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and literature at the university of the Sorbonne where he got a masters degree in 1976.


OLIVIER MANOURY then became an instrument maker building violins ,violas, baroque and folk instruments. He started playing bandoneon and became a bandoneon tuner and restorer. He now concentrates exclusively on playing turning professional in 1979


Since then he has played in many traditional tango bands, accompanied many singers and created his own bands TANGONEON, TEMPO DI TANGO. He occasionally appears as a guest in jazz and other improvised music concerts and recordings (Arrigo Cappelletti Quartet in Milano). He also recorded a solo Bandoneon album in duo with the Uruguayan pianist Enrique Pascual, the baryton singer Jorge Chamine, Tangoneon ,the Paris based tango band Tempo di tango, The stockholm based Olivier Manoury septet, the Argentinean cartoonist/singer Serguei, the Uruguayan percussion player Jorge Trasante, the African singer Bonga and the American jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater and Double bass Player Yves Torchinsky. Check out their CD

He also played in KATINGA a Jazz/candombe project

Now he concentrates on OLIVIER MANOURY QUARTET a JAZZ/FUNK/TANGO fusion group with RUBENS SANTANA (brazil), bass LEONARDO MONTANA, Piano, keyboards (brazil) LUKMIL PEREZ HERRERA (Cuba), drums.

OLIVIER MANOURY was born in Tulle, (Limousin, France) in 1953.

He moved to Paris with his parents as a child. He played bagpipes (cabrette) at folk music gatherings in the Bastille area bars where a lot of people from Auvergne lived. After grammar school he studied painting and sculpture at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and literature at the university of the Sorbonne where he got a masters degree in 1976.


OLIVIER MANOURY then became an instrument maker building violins ,violas, baroque and folk instruments. He started playing bandoneon and became a bandoneon tuner and restorer. He now concentrates exclusively on playing turning professional in 1979


Since then he has played in many traditional tango bands, accompanied many singers and created his own bands TANGONEON, TEMPO DI TANGO. He occasionally appears as a guest in jazz and other improvised music concerts and recordings (Arrigo Cappelletti Quartet in Milano). He also recorded a solo Bandoneon album in duo with the Uruguayan pianist Enrique Pascual, the baryton singer Jorge Chamine, Tangoneon ,the Paris based tango band Tempo di tango, The stockholm based Olivier Manoury septet, the Argentinean cartoonist/singer Serguei, the Uruguayan percussion player Jorge Trasante, the African singer Bonga and the American jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater and Double bass Player Yves Torchinsky. Check out their CD

He also played in KATINGA a Jazz/candombe project

Now he concentrates on OLIVIER MANOURY QUARTET a JAZZ/FUNK/TANGO fusion group with RUBENS SANTANA (brazil), bass LEONARDO MONTANA, Piano, keyboards (brazil) LUKMIL PEREZ HERRERA (Cuba), drums.
 
   


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