René Thomas

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René Thomas
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Belgian jazz-guitarist and one of the finest in Europe.

Born : February 25, 1927 in Liège, Belgium.
Died : January 03, 1975 in Santander, Spain.

Started his career just after World War 2 and settled in Paris in the 1950's. Around 1956 he moved to Canada and played in the U.S.A. with several of the greatest musicians of the era. Moved back to Europe in 1962 and died in Spain in 1975. Rene Thomas can be heard as a sideman on records by Sonny Rollins, Stan Getz, Chet Baker, Kenny Clarke, Eddy Louiss, Toshiko Akiyosho, Bobby Jaspar, Ingfried Hoffman, Lucky Thompson...
He recorded 4 albums under his own name, one co-leading with Bobby Jaspar and one with Jacques Pelzer.
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Albums

René Thomas - Meeting Mister Thomas album art René Thomas Meeting Mister Thomas (Album) Barclay France 1963 Sell This Version
René Thomas - Eddy Louiss - Kenny Clarke - Rene Thomas album art Eddy Louiss - Kenny Clarke - Rene Thomas* Eddy Louiss - Kenny Clarke - Rene Thomas* - Eddy Louiss - Kenny Clarke - Rene Thomas (Album) Cy Records France 1973 Sell This Version
René Thomas - I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 65 album art Charlie Byrd / René Thomas / Mickey Baker Charlie Byrd / René Thomas / Mickey Baker - I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 65 (Comp) Curcio Spain 1981 Sell This Version
René Thomas - I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 83 album art René Thomas / Jacques Peltzer* / Charlie Mingus* / Eric Dolphy / Booker Ervin René Thomas / Jacques Peltzer* / Charlie Mingus* / Eric Dolphy / Booker Ervin - I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 83 (Comp) Curcio Italy 1982 Sell This Version
RJD 512 René Thomas - Blue Note, Paris 1964 album art René Thomas Blue Note, Paris 1964(CD) Jeal Records RJD 512 Denmark 1990 Sell This Version
René Thomas - Guitar Genius  album art René Thomas Guitar Genius amc Belgium 1991 Sell This Version
50022 René Thomas - Guitar Genius Vol. 2 album art René Thomas Guitar Genius Vol. 2(CD) AMC 50022 Belgium 1992 Sell This Version
CD SJP 398 René Thomas - Hommage à ... René Thomas  album art René Thomas Hommage à ... René Thomas (CD, Album) Timeless Records (3) CD SJP 398 Europe 1994 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

74321378202 René Thomas - All Morning Long album art René Thomas All Morning Long(CD, Single, Promo) BMG (2) 74321378202 France 1996 Sell This Version

Compilations

FSRCD-166 René Thomas - Bobby Jaspar With Friends... album art Bobby Jaspar Featuring Mundell Lowe And René Thomas Bobby Jaspar Featuring Mundell Lowe And René Thomas - Bobby Jaspar With Friends...(CD, Comp) Fresh Sound Records FSRCD-166 Switzerland 1991 Sell This Version
549 400-2 René Thomas - The Real Cat album art René Thomas The Real Cat(CD, Comp, RM) Universal Music France 549 400-2 France 2000 Sell This Version
FIVEFOUR22 René Thomas - Guitaristic album art René Thomas Guitaristic(CD, Comp) FiveFour, Cherry Red Records Ltd. FIVEFOUR22 UK 2007 Sell This Version