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Didier Lockwood

Didier Lockwood

Didier Lockwood (born 11 February 1956, Calais) is a French jazz violinist. He played in the progressive rock/jazz fusion band Magma in the 1970s and is known for his use of electric amplification and experimentation on different sounds on the electric violin.In 1979, he released his first album as a leader, New World, and has recorded more than 20 albums of his own since then.Lockwood's influences include fusion violinist Jean-Luc Ponty. He took up the electric violin after hearing Ponty play on the album King Kong: Jean-Luc Ponty Plays the Music of Frank Zappa. Another important influence was fellow Frenchman Stéphane Grappelli. In 2000, Lockwood recorded a tribute album to Grappelli.CollaborationsTheatre Du Taur Concert, 1975Live/Hhaï (1975)Concert 1976 Opéra de Reims (Akt IX, released 1996)Inédits (1977)Retrospektiw (Parts I+II) (1981, rec. 1980)Retrospektiw (Part III) (1981, rec. 1980)Downwind (1979, rec. 1978)Kawana (1976)Live! (1976)

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Didier Lockwood - Jazzuetto Featuring Pierre Blanchard

Jazzuetto Featuring Pierre Blanchard

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Didier Lockwood - Someone to Watch over Me Featuring Martin Taylor, Jean-Philippe Viret

Someone to Watch over Me Featuring Martin Taylor, Jean-Philippe Viret

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Didier Lockwood - Valse du passé Featuring Marcel Azzola, Marc Fosset, Patrice Caratini

Valse du passé Featuring Marcel Azzola, Marc Fosset, Patrice Caratini

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Didier Lockwood - As Time Goes By Featuring Toots Thielemans, Romane, Marc-Michel Le Bévillon

As Time Goes By Featuring Toots Thielemans, Romane, Marc-Michel Le Bévillon

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Didier Lockwood - Night and Day Featuring Romane, Marc-Michel Le Bévillon, Richard Manetti

Night and Day Featuring Romane, Marc-Michel Le Bévillon, Richard Manetti

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Didier Lockwood - Tea for Two Featuring Sylvain Luc

Tea for Two Featuring Sylvain Luc

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Didier Lockwood - The End Of A Love Affair

The End Of A Love Affair

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Didier Lockwood - The End of a Love Affair Featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater, Eric Legnini, Marc-Michel Le Bévillon, André Ceccarelli [Radio Edit]

The End of a Love Affair Featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater, Eric Legnini, Marc-Michel Le Bévillon, André Ceccarelli [Radio Edit]

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Didier Lockwood - Just One of Those Things Featuring René Urtreger, Riccardo Del Fra, Daniel Humair

Just One of Those Things Featuring René Urtreger, Riccardo Del Fra, Daniel Humair

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Didier Lockwood - Honeysuckle Rose Featuring Marc Fosset, Patrice Caratini

Honeysuckle Rose Featuring Marc Fosset, Patrice Caratini

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Didier Lockwood - C'est si bon Featuring Martial Solal

C'est si bon Featuring Martial Solal

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Didier Lockwood - Sweet Georgia Brown Featuring Thomas Enhco, David Enhco, Zacharie Abraham, Nicolas Charlier

Sweet Georgia Brown Featuring Thomas Enhco, David Enhco, Zacharie Abraham, Nicolas Charlier

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Didier Lockwood - Final

Final

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