Planet Jarre: 50 YEARS OF MUSIC – starting 1968 (video)

Jarre explains his early works at the Group of Music Research Center back in 1968. He was one of the four students to take courses from Pierre Schaeffer. Jean-Michel Jarre: I joined the music research center, the first electroacoustic or electronic school, in Paris, in 1968 and after having studying classical music, and having played in some local rock bands, I discovered that year something … Continue reading Planet Jarre: 50 YEARS OF MUSIC – starting 1968 (video)

Idolator: Coachella 2018: Jean-Michel Jarre On Electronica & New Projects

Jean-Michel Jarre: I actually have two different projects coming to celebrate the 50th anniversary of my career. So, we are doing something quite special. It’s a kind of “best of” with a lot of exciting things. I wanted to do it by myself. And then I’m going to put out a new album by the end of the year. The theme is artificial intelligence. I’m … Continue reading Idolator: Coachella 2018: Jean-Michel Jarre On Electronica & New Projects

JMJ interviewed by “Spotify for artists” (2018)

S4A talks to the legendary French electronic trailblazer as he prepares to kick off a rare US tour. The legendary Jean-Michel Jarre was one of the world’s first electronic music superstars. His 1976 smash hit album Oxygene put the French musician on the global stage, and remains a pillar of the electronic music canon. To date, Jarre has sold over 80 million albums, and he’s … Continue reading JMJ interviewed by “Spotify for artists” (2018)

Jarre in the Bougival studio, 2010

This film is part of the interview given to French Television in 2010, named Thé ou Café. Transcription : So here you have lots of instruments, including a very analog one, which is a bicycle. When inspiration does not come, it’s extremely good to go and find inspiration along the Seine river. So instrument very, very important studio, … the bicycle. Here is a piece … Continue reading Jarre in the Bougival studio, 2010