Eddy Louiss, French jazz musician, Died at 74

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Eddy Louiss was born on May 2, 1941 and died on June 30, 2015.

He was a French jazz musician.

He played the Hammond organ.

Eddy was a member of Les Double Six of Paris from 1961 to1963, he was also a vocalist.

Eddy has worked with Kenny Clarke, René Thomas, and Jean-Luc Ponty.

Louiss was a member of the Stan Getz quartet along with René Thomas and Bernard Lubat, that recorded the Getz album Dynasty in 1971.

Eddy recorded with pianist Michel Petrucciani in 1994, and accordionist Richard Galliano in 2002.

He later did a combo an continued working.

In 1964, Eddy was awarded the Prix Django Reinhardt.

Eddy Louiss passed away at 74 yrs old.

 

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