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Olivier Sens

cb, FR
Musician of Jazz

French jazz contrabassist. Olivier Sens (nicknamed Senso) started learning music at the piano at the age of 6. It wasn’t until the age of 18 that he chose the doublebass. Discovered in 1992 by Henri Texier, together they worked on several training programs. He has played with : Malo Valois, Aldo Romano, Daniel Humair, Louis Sclavis, Michel Portal, Richard Galliano, Stéphane Grappelli, Philip Harper, Gary Bartz, Antonio Hart, Garry Thomas, Rich Perry, Chris Potter, Jon Gordon, Bojan Z, etc. In parallel he has been developping his activites in electronic music, after having followed specific study courses, he developed his own and original computer program called “Usine” which is used to manipulate treatments in sound, using this program alongside the doublebass and electronics in solo performances.

     
Instruments
  • Double bass
  • Bass
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Latin
  • Spoken Word
Popular Tracks   
Alaalva on Discrete Time by Olivier Sens & Juanjo Mosalini
Reich - Introduction on Discrete Time by Olivier Sens & Juanjo Mosalini
Circulation - Pur Électro on Reverse by Guillaume Orti
Ne Pas Arrêter - Never on Reverse by Guillaume Orti
Pause, pt. 3 on Discrete Time by Olivier Sens & Juanjo Mosalini
Larsen - Short Version on Reverse by Guillaume Orti
Discrete Time on Discrete Time by Olivier Sens & Juanjo Mosalini
Milonga del Angel on Discrete Time by Olivier Sens & Juanjo Mosalini
Tempo souple on Discrete Time by Olivier Sens & Juanjo Mosalini
Sens des mots on Discrete Time by Olivier Sens & Juanjo Mosalini

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Discrete TimeOlivier Sens, Juan Jose Mosalini Jr.2015Album
Exit Talking Blues - Jazz PoemEnzo Cormann, Jean-Marc Padovani, Olivier Sens2008Album
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