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 LIONEL
 PHILIPPE
 JEAN-LUC
 LAURENT
 JOL
 BORIS
 
 
 
 
 
 LIONEL
 PHILIPPE
 JEAN-LUC
 LAURENT
 JOL
 BORIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 LIONEL
 PHILIPPE
 JEAN-LUC
 LAURENT
 JOL
 BORIS
 
 
 
 
 
 LIONEL
 PHILIPPE
 JEAN-LUC
 LAURENT
 JOL
 BORIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 LIONEL
 PHILIPPE
 JEAN-LUC
 LAURENT
 JOL
 BORIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
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First accordion and 'big boss' of the group,
 LIONEL  PHILIPPE  JEAN-LUC  LAURENT  JOL  BORIS

Lionel Mairet : First accordion and 'big boss' of the group.

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Large traveller in the East, Lionel is at the origin of the group "Zangora" (deformation of the Zongora instrument - look at the history page).
Lionel is originating in Picardy... Later he learns the instrument with Mrs Prayez-Tonini (great family of Italian accordionists). He improves by ensuring the 'jam-session' with swing-musette in the bars and various assemblies and festivals of the style Sainte-Barbe, Saint-Vincent and other Saints... >>> to read the continuation

Philippe Richard : Flutes, fluier, kaval and Rumanian bagpipe.

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In the Richard family, one born flutist or flutor of wire mother... Between nymph and muse, Philippe it's a whole history... Born in 1856 in Carpates, recycled in 1956 in Vendme, at the age of 16, he's lost in the forest of the Gravel by seeking reeds.
(On this subject, he's name of this wet forest that the origins come from his patronym with particle). He is stray in full coppice, without compass and at this point in time he falls on an enormous tuft... >>> to read the continuation

Jean-Luc Violette : Battery, percus, darbouka.
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In the Violette family one is beater of wire father...
Autodidact, deconnor, presenter, organizer and agitator, it's originating in Choue close to Mondoubleau. Drived of hand of Master by his father, himself head of brass-band with Mondoubleau since decades, he is drawn up "with the rod" and "the brushes"; he makes its weapons in this famous brass-band. He plays in the formations of the corner between bars, coffees and lamb barbecues and village fairs... Equipped with a big... >>> to read the continuation

Laurent Hmon : Clarinet et saxophones.

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He is him also poly-instrumentalist. It's by intending to whistle stones that it starts to learn the clarinet from 1968 to 1980 with the Academy of Drancy.....in the 9-3. A chance for him, he 'tourne' well and enters then a local orchestra of varieties or it will prevail of 1982 to 2003. For musical reasons intern, in 1990 he learns the saxophone then the guitar. In 2000, to supplement its panoply of instruments, he is put at the bass guitar. Today he is a professor of music ... >>> to read the continuation

Jol : Second accordion and guitar.

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Formed with the Accordion Club of Sees , traditional formation, he was several Mdaille times of gold to the national contests of Normandie. He attends then the Academy of Turns. In 1990, right before its entry at Zangora, he joined the formation 'accordion music orchestra' to replace Lionel which was wounded with the knee during the retirement of Russia.
Lionel appreciates much its flexible, cherishing and ventilated play which transports sometimes fanatic and irritated spectatrices in the fourth dimension... >>> to read the continuation

Borislav Simonov : Tamboura, guitar, bass, double basse.

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He plays of the music since 1984. At the age of 5 he starts by learning the piano. He chooses the guitar then although one his dream was to play of the battery.
At 14 years he thus learns the song and the guitar with ' Dancho Dad '. One year later he enters to the academy to study there the traditional guitar with Dimiter Dotchinoff his professor. During adolescence, and in parallel, he evolves to current musics (blues, rock'n'roll....) In 1995 Boris arrives to France, and by nostalgia he takes again the Bulgarian traditional repertory... >>> to read the continuation

 LIONEL  PHILIPPE  JEAN-LUC  LAURENT  JOL  BORIS

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