Claude Bolling was a French jazz pianist, composer, arranger, and occasional actor.
|Born||10 April 1930|
|Died||29 December 2020 (aged 90)|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, composer, arranger, actor|
In the 1960s, he was an important figure in the resurgence of classic jazz as a pianist, composer, arranger, and actor.
He was a child prodigy, and his family ensured that he cultivated his talents, enrolling him at the Nice Conservatory early on.
By the age of 14, he had established himself as a professional jazz pianist, performing with Lionel Hampton, Roy Eldridge, and Kenny Clarke.
He would frequently collaborate with classical musicians, such as the Baroque-swing album Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano Trio with Jean-Pierre Rampal.
He was close friends with Oscar Peterson.
● Claude Bolling was born on April 10, 1930 (age 90) in France ● He is a celebrity pianist
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