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Alain Caron


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Alain Caron is a Canadian jazz musician born in Saint-Éloi, Quebec, the youngest of 11 children. He is considered as one of the greatest masters of the 6-string bass guitar.

His musical skills were formalised by correspondence lessons with the jazz improvisation teacher, Charlie Banacos, and by attending a summer session at Berklee College of Music.

In 1977 he joined Michel Cusson group, that became known as Uzeb (with Michel Cusson guitar and Paul Brochu drums), and recorded 10 albums between 1980 and 1990.

In 1993, Caron began releasing concept albums as Le Band:

Le Band - 1993
Rhythm ´n Jazz - 1995
Play - 1997
Call Me Al - 2000
5 - 2003
Conversations - 2007
He has also been a session musician with Leni Stern.


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  • naturefirst

    the man , great !!!

    11 Oct 2013 Reply
  • yadhus

    Nice :)

    9 Jul 2013 Reply
  • spacemanBOSE

    I have Septentrion, and i love it. Any good album like this?

    21 Dec 2012 Reply
  • kingdesofmuff

    For whatever reason Alain's music will not scrobble correctly o.O

    16 Dec 2012 Reply
  • n-e-c-r-o-s

    За что нравится джаз,так это оптимистичность,и заряд позитива при прослушивании данной музыки.

    10 Apr 2012 Reply
  • Steve-Mo

    new album is orgasmic [2]

    22 Nov 2011 Reply
  • jonec64

    Playing at the world famous Baked Potato in Hollywood CA Jan. 20, 2011....don't miss it !!!

    19 Jan 2011 Reply
  • Kretenos

    new album is orgasmic

    21 Nov 2010 Reply
  • KZ

    Caron is God

    13 Jul 2010 Reply
  • KeyToo


    15 May 2010 Reply
  • Gersson28

    Que Dios nos libre de los ereges que todavia no escuchan jazz de tal magnitud! y porfavor llamenlo Al, como en su disco del 2000! Saludos a todos lo que han podido llegar hasta aqui.

    11 Feb 2010 Reply
  • SonOfThirteen

    unbelievable bloody technique.

    29 Dec 2009 Reply
  • ductus_deferens

    slam the clown, live at cabaret de montreal!

    11 Sep 2009 Reply
  • chaub


    4 Sep 2009 Reply
  • analogjukebox

    I first became aware of Mr. Caron's music through his old group UZEB via BET (Black Entertainment Television) when that network was still a small upstart cable channel. It was by way of some jazz concerts from Montreal, Quebec, Canada that was filmed there & later broadcasted here. The shows were heavily edited to allow commercials to be also shown to my recollection. It's nice to see he's doing very well with his own music. Keep up the good work Mr. Caron!

    21 May 2009 Reply
  • Funkuccino

    I love his hands! XP

    1 May 2009 Reply
  • zurol

    One of my favourite bassists. Pity he is so unknown, he definitely deserves more attention!

    3 Feb 2009 Reply
  • gizmonox Alain Caron's group on last fm! Please join..

    31 Jan 2009 Reply
  • legend212121

    unbelievable technique.

    25 Nov 2008 Reply
  • SirAlecHendrix

    Alain Caron—now playing in the brandnew ➤ j a z z | h a u s

    21 Sep 2008 Reply
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