studio album The birth of the groove released in 2014
recorded with Daniel Genton, drummer and percussionist
O grande amor composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim
2011 Animal III
Jazz and bossa nova live duets, this is the exchange between the bass of Nathan Steele (usa) and the piano of Florent Bérard. Animal III played around 20 concerts in Lijiang old town.
Meditaçao composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim
1970, Florent was born in France, near Paris. Florent's family has been in love with music for generations.
In 2010 Florent moved accross country to Yunnan in Lijiang were he can find the tranquility and the mood to create more music...
2010 ALBUM "Jazzae"
All the songs are jazz standards played as reggae.
On guitar: Olivier Rateau. on voice, flute and clarinet: Isa and Romain from Madrugada and many others...
The Man I love composed by Gershwin
2008 ALBUM "Composition Naturelles"
It is the collection of piano songs composed by Florent Bérard over 15 years but also the meeting with Olivier Rateau, talented guitarist.
We recorded piano and guitar live over some sequences. Than we recorded bass and drums live on the previous tracks.
funk electro jazz ...
Synths, sax, drums and electric guitar.
Furzer composed by Florent Bérard
2003 ALBUM "Improchinoisons"
discovering sax with his friend Wujiang on Guxin. You can hear percussions and guitars.
Guxbeat composed by Florent Bérard
in 1997 Florent moved to Beijing. He kept composing and recording alone and with other musicians.
Rasin music. Based on Traditional Haitian voodoo music. they developped their own recording studio and had exchanges with numerous musicians from France, Haiti, Guadalupe, St Domingue, Ivory cost, England ...
He was pianist, composer, arranger, sound engineer...
Cavalierunto by Adjabel
1990-94 Big Bang
sweet mint jam by Big Bang
a Funk, punk, jazz and jam quintet.
"we were dedicated to groove! We made a few concerts and started to have some serious followers."
A the the time Florent was using a real fender rhodes and syntheizer. Guitar effects like distortion, wah and phaser ...
While studying he took part in one of the school's brass band, the "boudu bandants" as a trombone player.
Yet attracted to improvisation, he started
to compose using midi recording and computers from 1986.
First composition on the piano at 3 year old, he had some classical piano courses in his youth.