Daniel Humair

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Daniel Humair (born 23 May 1938 in Geneva) is a drummer, composer, and painter.

He is widely renowned and became a Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 1986 and Officier in 1992. He has played with many jazz performers notably Jean-Luc Ponty, Michel Portal, Martial Solal, Dexter Gordon, Gerry Mulligan and Eric Dolphy.

Humair is also a talented painter. He describes his own work as "figurative abstract" and has created a coherent œuvre proving his passion and knowledge of artistic painting.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1969 Open Space (The Down Beat Poll Winners in Europe) Karin Krog, John Surman, Albert Mangelsdorff, Francy Boland, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Daniel Humair 1
1970 Green Line Steve Marcus, Miroslav Vitous, Sonny Sharrock, Daniel Humair 1
1985 Easy to Read Joachim Kühn, Daniel Humair & Jean-François Jenny-Clark 1
1991 Earthcake D'Andrea, Humair, Rava, Vitouš 2
1992 Detachements D'Orchestre François Méchali, Daniel Humair, Larry Schneider, Ars Nova Ensemble 1
1998 Quatre fois trois Daniel Humair 2
2000 Borderlines Antonio Faraò, Daniel Humair, Jean-Jacques Avenel 1
2001 Humair, Jeanneau, Texier Daniel Humair, François Jeanneau, Henri Texier 1
2005 Takes on Pasolini Antonio Faraò, Miroslav Vitouš & Daniel Humair 1
2005 Flench Wok Jean-Philippe Muvien, Daniel Humair, François Jeanneau, Jean-Philippe Viret 1
2007 Tryptic Jean-Paul Céléa, François Couturier & Daniel Humair 1
2010 Pas de dense Daniel Humair/Tony Malaby/Bruno Chevillon 1
2010 I Will Follow You Jérôme Sabbagh, Ben Monder, Daniel Humair 1
2012 Sweet & Sour Daniel Humair 1
2012 Lights Nicolas Folmer & Daniel Humair 1
2013 Edges Daniel Humair 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Humair Urtreger Michelot Daniel Humair, René Urtreger & Pierre Michelot 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1990 Live Joachim Kühn, Daniel Humair & Jean-François Jenny-Clark 1
2001 Liberté surveillée Humair, Ducret, Chevillon, Eskelin 1
2013 9.11 Pm Town Hall Daniel Humair 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 Triple Entente Joachim Kühn, Daniel Humair & Jean-François Jenny-Clark 1
The Threepenny Opera Joachim Kühn, Daniel Humair & Jean-François Jenny-Clark 1

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