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Pierre Favre

dr, perc, *1937 CH, Le Locle
Musician of Jazz

Pierre Favre (born 2 June 1937) is a Swiss jazz drummer and percussionist born in Le Locle, Switzerland.Favre released a 1984 album, along with Paul Motian and Nana Vasconcelos, that was titled Singing Drums for the ECM label. He also appears on the John Surman album, Such Winters of Memory. He has recorded with several well-known musicians, including Tamia, Michel Godard, Mal Waldron, Paul Giger, Jiří Stivín, Michel Portal, Samuel Blaser, the ARTE Quartett and Barre Phillips.

  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Cowbell
  • Cymbals
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Singes moqueurs on Duo by Léon Francioli & Pierre Favre
Sarah Was Ninety Years Old on Arvo Pärt: Miserere by Arvo Pärt, The Hilliard Ensemble & Paul Hillier
Triplicity on Triplicity by Albert Mangelsdorff, Arild Andersen & Pierre Favre
And The Father Said... (Intermediate) on Once Upon A Time - Far Away In The South by Dino Saluzzi
Sunday Morning on Such Winters Of Memory by John Surman, Karin Krog & Pierre Favre
Karma Shadub on Alpstein by Paul Giger, Pierre Favre & Jan Garbarek
Expressions on Such Winters Of Memory by John Surman, Karin Krog & Pierre Favre
Zäuerli - Pt. 1 on Alpstein by Paul Giger, Pierre Favre & Jan Garbarek
José, Valeria And Matias on Once Upon A Time - Far Away In The South by Dino Saluzzi
Alpsegen on Alpstein by Paul Giger, Pierre Favre & Jan Garbarek

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Musical MonstersDon Cherry - John Tchicai - Irene Schweizer, Léon Francioli - Pierre Favre2016Album
Studio KonzertPatrick Bebelaar, Pierre Favre, Günter Lenz, Frank Kroll2014Album
Live In ZürichIrene Schweizer, Pierre Favre2013Album
Drums And DreamsPierre Favre2012Album
Vol à VoilePierre Favre - Samuel Blaser2010Album
AlbatrosPierre Favre - Philipp Schaufelberger2010Album
SoloPierre Favre2008Album
Solo At Theater TicinoPierre Favre2007Album
Two In OnePierre Favre & Yang Jing2006Album
AwakeningMark O'Leary / Steve Swallow / Pierre Favre2006Album
Koans: Volume OnePierre Favre, Andrea Centazzo2006Album
TriplicityAlbert Mangelsdorff, Arild Andersen, Pierre Favre2005Album
DakryonMaya Homburger • Barry Guy With Guest Pierre Favre2005Album
SaxophonesPierre Favre With ARTE Quartet And Michel Godard2004Album
CrisscrossingPierre Favre2004Album
UlrichsbergIrene Schweizer - Pierre Favre2004Album
DeuxPierre Favre, Michel Godard2002Album
MomentsYang Jing / Pierre Favre2001Album
PunctusPierre Favre, Tino Tracanna2000Album
When We WereMichael Gassmann - Stefano Battaglia - Pierre Favre2000Album
OmenStefano Battaglia • Pierre Favre2000Album
Double Trouble TwoBarry Guy / London Jazz Composers Orchestra with Irene Schweizer, Marilyn Crispell, Pierre Favre1998Album
Excursions II : Twenty Years AfterJiří Stivín & Pierre Favre1998Album
PortraitPierre Favre1997Album
Freezing ScreensJasper van't Hof1996Album
Window StepsPierre Favre1996Album
MythscapesFurio Di Castri / Paolo Fresu / Jon Balke / Pierre Favre1995Album
Irène Schweizer & Pierre FavreIrene Schweizer & Pierre Favre1992Album
SolitudesTamia / Pierre Favre1992Album
De La Nuit... Le JourTamia - Pierre Favre1988Album
Blues For Pedro ArcanjoTamia & Pierre Favre1983Album
Spielen Bach, Klavier Und SchlagzeugGertrud Schneider Und Pierre Favre1982Album
Music By ...Barre Phillips, Aina Kemanis, John Surman, Hervé Bourde, Claudia Phillips, Pierre Favre1981Album
Arrivederci Le ChouartseMichel Portal · Léon Francioli · Pierre Favre1981Album
Mountain WindPierre Favre1981Album
Výlety = ExcursionsJiří Stivín & Pierre Favre1981Album
NDR Jazzworkshop ´78/´79Pat Metheny Group / Jan Garbarek Group / Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky, Klaus Koch, Günter Sommer / Woody Shaw / Albert Mangelsdorff, Arild Andersen, Pierre Favre1979Album
Percussion ProfilesJack DeJohnette / Pierre Favre / Fredy Studer / Dom Um Romao / David Friedman / George Gruntz1978Album
DialoguesPierre Favre, Andrea Centazzo1977Album
Le Bruit Court...Léon Francioli - Pierre Favre1976Album
Solo NowAlbert Mangelsdorff, Pierre Favre, Joachim Kühn, Gunter Hampel1976Album
Drum ConversationPierre Favre1972Album
Candles Of VisionEje Thelin / Pierre Favre / Jouk Minor1972Album
AbanabaPierre Favre1972Album
Live in MontreuxLéon Francioli With Pierre Favre, Eje Thelin, Jouk Minor1972Album
TrinityMasahiko Satoh, Peter Warren, Pierre Favre1971Album
VibrationsTerumasa Hino, Heinz Sauer, Peter Warren, Pierre Favre1971Album
300 Year Old Goodies All Jazzed UpFranz Löffler, Pierre Favre1965Album
Peter Wyss Plays The BluesPeter Wyss, George Gruntz, Pierre Favre1959Single
Everybody Goes To Stockmann'sThe Singing Stockmen / Franz Löffler, Pierre FavreSingle
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