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Guy Lafitte

ts, 1927-1998 FR, Saint-Gaudens, Haute-Garonne
Musician of Jazz

French jazz saxophonist (tenor). He worked with : Big Bill Broonzy (blues), Mezz Mezzrow, Bill Coleman, Dicky Wells, Buck Clayton, in his own groups featured many american jazz stars (in France) : Lionel Hampton, Duke Ellington, Milt Buckner, Wallace Davenport, Arnett Cobb, Wild Bill Davis and others. Born : January 12, 1927 in St. Gaudens, France. Died : June 10, 1998 in Simorre, France.

        
Instruments
  • Tenor sax
  • Saxophone
  • Clarinet
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
Over the Rainbow on Franck Pourcel & Guy Lafitte by Guy Lafitte & Franck Pourcel
My Foolish Heart on Happy ! [The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions] by Guy Lafitte
Tendre Paris on Franck Pourcel & Guy Lafitte by Guy Lafitte & Franck Pourcel
All the Things You Are on Franck Pourcel & Guy Lafitte by Guy Lafitte & Franck Pourcel
Que Reste T'il De Nos Amours on Tenor abrupt [The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions] by Arnett Cobb & Guy Lafitte
Talma on Crossings by Guy Lafitte & Pierre Boussaguet
If I Had You - Instrumental on Blue and Sentimental by Guy Lafitte
Je veux te dire adieu on Franck Pourcel & Guy Lafitte by Guy Lafitte & Franck Pourcel
Pour rien on Franck Pourcel & Guy Lafitte by Guy Lafitte & Franck Pourcel
Sweetheart on Franck Pourcel & Guy Lafitte by Guy Lafitte & Franck Pourcel

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Les Classiques Du Jazz (Complete Recordings)Guy Lafitte, André Persiany2018Compil.
Nice Jazz 1978Guy Lafitte2017Album
Guy Lafitte: Sax & FantasyGuy Lafitte2017Compil.
Jazz Live Trio With GuestsJazz Live Trio With Gianni Basso, Guy Lafitte2010Album
BluesGuy Lafitte2007Album
Tenor Abrubt (The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions)Arnett Cobb, Guy Lafitte2003Album
Au HCF ParisGuy Lafitte2002Album
Corps Et ÂmeGuy Lafitte1999Album
CrossingsGuy Lafitte / Pierre Boussaguet1998Album
Sax ConnectionClaude Tissendier, Saxomania, Guy Lafitte1994Album
TheThings We Did Last SummerGuy Lafitte1991Album
Lotus BlossomGuy Lafitte, Wild Bill Davis1989Album
Recorded In Paris 1956Lionel Hampton With Claude Bolling, Guy Lafitte ・ Billy Mackel1986Album
Paris 1956 Volume 1Lucky Thompson With Emmett Berry, Martial Solal, The Henri Renaud Trio, Gérard Pochonet, Guy Lafitte1985Album
Joue Charles TrenetGuy Lafitte1984Album
Three Men On A BeatGuy Lafitte / Wild Bill Davis1983Album
Really I DoBill Coleman Feat. Guy Lafitte1982Album
Live In FranceArnett Cobb / Guy Lafitte1980Album
Happy !Guy Lafitte1979Album
Slow Au Sax Pour Une Fin De NuitGuy Lafitte1978Album
Corps Et ÂmeGuy Lafitte1978Album
Midnight Slows Vol.7Milt Buckner / Guy Lafitte / Sam Woodyard1977Album
Mainstream At MontreuxBill Coleman & Guy Lafitte1973Album
Sugar And SpiceGuy Lafitte + The Four Bones1972Album
Blues In SummertimeGuy Lafitte1971Album
BluesGuy Lafitte1969Album
Jambo!Guy Lafitte1968Album
Jazz QuintetGuy Lafitte1964Album
Sax And StringsGuy Lafitte1963Album
Jouent Les Classiques Du JazzGuy Lafitte Et André Persiany1962Compil.
4 Sax Succes Vol.7Guy Lafitte1962Single
Bossa NovaGuy Lafitte1962Single
10 Sax SuccesGuy Lafitte1961Album
JazzGuy Lafitte1960Compil.
GuyGuy Lafitte1959Album
MélodiesGuy Lafitte1958Album
Las Lavanderas De Portugal / Plegaria Peruana / A Ti Es A Quien Amo / Por NadaFranck Pourcel Et Son Grand Orchestre / Guy Lafitte1958Single
"Les Classiques Du Jazz" Vol. 2Guy Lafitte, André Persiany1958Album
Les Classiques Du JazzGuy Lafitte / André Persiany / Paul Rovère / Teddy Martin1956Album
Guy Lafitte Avec Franck Pourcel Et Son OrchestreGuy Lafitte Avec Franck Pourcel Et Son Grand Orchestre1956Album
André Persiany Avec Guy LafitteAndré Persiany Et Son Orchestre Avec... Guy Lafitte1954Album
"Jazz Concert"Mezz Mezzrow Featuring Lee Collins, Zutty Singleton, Claude Bolling, Mowgli Jospin, Guy Lafitte1952Album
Musique Pour Deux N° 13Franck Pourcel Et Son Grand Orchestre Avec Guy LafitteSingle
Music For The NightGuy Lafitte, Zoot Sims, Maxim Saury, Eddie Bernard, Dany Kane, Michel De Villiers, Jean Bonal, Henri RenaudCompil.
Je Suis BienGuy LafitteSingle
3M / Autumn In New York / Le Chat Qui DortGuy LafitteSingle
Madison - Sax Succes Vol:9Guy LafitteSingle
Sax Pour Fin De NuitGuy LafitteAlbum
Sax SuccessGuy LafitteSingle
I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 90Billie Poole, Willie "The Lion" Smith, Stuff Smith, Guy Lafitte, Eddie Bernard, Gérard BadiniCompil.
Finnts The Prince/ Mamoune/ Blue Organ/ Christmas SongAndré Persiany Et Son Orchestre, Guy LafitteSingle
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