René Thomas

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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René Thomas Discography

Albums

René Thomas Meeting Mister Thomas (Album) Barclay France 1963 Sell This Version
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
Charlie Byrd, René Thomas, Mickey Baker Charlie Byrd, René Thomas, Mickey Baker - I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 65 (Comp) Curcio Italy 1981 Sell This Version
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 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
16001 René Thomas Guitar Genius (CD) amc 16001 Belgium 1991 Sell This Version
50022 René Thomas Guitar Genius Volume 2(CD) AMC 50022 Belgium 1992 Sell This Version
CD SJP 398 René Thomas Hommage à ... René Thomas (CD, Album) Timeless Records (3) CD SJP 398 Europe 1994 Sell This Version

Compilations

GJ-65 Charlie Byrd / René Thomas / Mickey Baker Charlie Byrd / René Thomas / Mickey Baker - Los Grandes Del Jazz 65(LP, Comp) Sarpe GJ-65 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
FSRCD-166 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(CD, Comp, RM) Universal Music France 549 400-2 France 2000 Sell This Version
FIVEFOUR22 René Thomas Guitaristic(CD, Comp) FiveFour, Cherry Red Records Ltd. FIVEFOUR22 UK 2007 Sell This Version

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