I'm musician since 1964 (classical piano in music Conservatory). I've start to be stage musician at 1971 (Fender piano, Hammond organ, synthesizer) in many Pop-Rock bands. I started composing music in 1978 and creating my first home studio to record other artists as well. I've stop my stage musician career at 1995 to start a disc jockey career. I got it all wrong in 2016 and since then I have devoted myself entirely to composing







What is music to you? What does it give you?

I fell in the music at my birth, it's my life, my passion, my friend forever and forever

What is your music dream?

My dream of music is simply to make it known to as many people as possible, and to be touched and happy with it

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

I will begin to inculcate love, peace and tolerance to all the inhabitants of the earth. Music should bring together all the peoples of the earth

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Child in time of Deep Purple group

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Alan Parsons (my musical master) Bob James (my piano master), John Lord (my Hammond organ master), Pink Floyd, Deep Purple, Vangelis, The Doobie Brothers, America, The Eagles, Genesis & Phil Collins, Saga, Camel, Steely Dan, The Beatles, Peter Gabriel, Tina Turner, Level 42, Atoll (French band), Angelo Branduardi (Italian artist)...

What inspires you to make music?

I do not really know, it comes like that, since young, from time to time, ideas come to me through my mind ...

What is the message you want to send with your music?

A message of love, peace, tolerance between men, a link that connects all men across borders and languages

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

For thirty years I knew this state, it is a privilege to make live music in front of people, it is also very stressful, but great!

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

I believe that with time passing and society changing, the musician has more and more difficult to be recognized and to get by to live his passion, except a few privileged

What do you think of Drooble?

I am new on this site, I notice that it is nice, friendly and quite effective in terms of communication

What frustrates you most as a musician?

What frustrates me the most is that I can not (for now) put more than 2 pieces of all my compositions, I would have liked to put a fortnight to discover my universe diversified

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

No, currently not, I did it a lot for years, but since my withdrawal from the public scene, I calmed down

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Patience and endurance, with a good dose of hope ...

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Michel Petrucciani