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Jazz accordionist, Frédéric Viale has a sense of swing and melody.
His music is the fruit of multiple influences and a great musical culture.

Biography


Frédéric Viale is 42. At the age of eight, he was initiated into the world of music by Mr Lucien Galliano (Richard Galliano’s father). He studied the repertoires of Murena, Viseur, Colombo and Baselli and participated in national and international contests. As a teenager, he discovered jazz thanks to Django Reinhardt, Stéphane Grappelli, Charlie Parker and Miles Davis. It was at this time that he also fell in love with the bandoneon which he plays in different groups.
Composer and arranger, Frédéric Viale plays his accordion to the rhythms of jazz, tango or Brazilian music on both national and international stages. Frédéric Viale plays his own compositions, alone or with his trio.


 
 


OTHER PROJECTS

Simply Toots

New Album!

Frédéric pays a vibrant tribute to Toots Thielemans by performing compositions by the genius harmonica player and standards that he was particularly fond of. This album features the melowtone, a brand new instrument halfway between the accordion and the harmonica. For his 7th album, Frédéric has joined forces with Andrea Pozza on piano, Aldo Zunino on double bass, Adam Pache on drums and Emanuele Cisi on saxophone.
 

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    • Daniel Goyone
      Frédéric's sky, the colour of salsa y sabor, is sometimes tinged with saudade or spleen, but his music always invites to agape and dance.
      Daniel Goyone
    • Pascal Anquetil
      Each time he plays and improvises, Frédéric Viale knows how to open up space and fire up time. Under his fingers, the "shiver box" becomes a "jazz box".
      Pascal Anquetil
      Journalist and former Head of the Jazz Information Centre
    • André Ceccarelli
      It's not easy to switch from world music, from the musette I love, to chanson, to jazz, but the conversion is successful for the talented accordionist Frédéric Viale.  
      André Ceccarelli
    • Federico Pigini
      Con Frédéric, sono bastate poche parole ed una stretta di mano. Ed ecco che lo strumento per Frederic è nato. La sua musica ed il nostro artigianato sono un concerto perfetto!
      Federico Pigini
      Creatore di fisarmonica
    • Hermeto Pascoal
      Està muito bonito o seu cd, Frédéric! Parabéns pelas composições, arranjos e aos músicos! Um grande abraço! Viva a Música Universal!
      Hermeto Pascoal
    • DeeDee McNeil
      I've never heard an accordion sound like that!
      DeeDee McNeil
      Enthusiastic in the American magazine Cadence
    • Richard Galliano
      I like the temperament, the musical sense and the determination of this musician.
      Richard Galliano

    Discover our music and
    buy our albums online

    Jazz accordionist, 

    Frédéric Viale

     has a sense of swing and melody.
    His music is the result of multiple influences and a very great musical culture.

    Biography

    The accordion is a magical instrument. It is the only instrument that can slip with such ease from gouaille to elegance, from sensuality to candor, from joy to sadness. When Frédéric Viale chose to learn the accordion, he was not yet a magician. It was first of all to do like his older sister and especially for all his friends in the accordion club; it was also perhaps, at the age of 8, to fulfill a paternal dream: before arriving in France, no one in his family of Piedmontese origin had had the means to learn music.
    More contemplative than studious at school, Frédéric did, however, diligently follow the lessons of Lucien Galliano (Richard's father). A gifted student -and very quickly passionate-, he won a series of competitions.

    Simply Toots

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    Frédéric Viale is a French musician, arranger and composer who plays the accordion, the bandoneon and the accordina. Frédéric Viale makes his accordion sound on jazz, tango and Brazilian music, on French and international stages.

    Frédéric Viale is a French musician, arranger and composer who plays the accordion, the bandoneon and the accordina. Frédéric Viale plays his accordion on jazz, tango and Brazilian music on French and international stages.

    Paradise


    Frédéric Viale has developed a taste for harmony, rhythm, improvisation and composition which naturally led him to record his first album in 2004. He is joined by his accomplices Emanuele Cisi, Jean-Pierre Como, Jean-Yves Candela, Christian Pachiaudi and Jean-Luc Dana.

    Lames Latines


    In this new opus, jazz, tango and Brazilian music intermingle under the influence of the great Hermeto Pascoal. Famous musicians participate in this adventure: Marcio Bahia, André Ceccarelli, Jean-Marie Ecay, Thierry Galliano, Diego Imbert, Marcello Martins, Daniel Santiago and André Vasconcellos.

    La Belle Chose


    Frédéric Viale, the guitarist Nelson Veras, the drummer Zaza Desiderio, the bassist Natallino Neto. They offer us a Brazilian cocktail to which the saxophonist Emanuele Cisi added his talent on some titles. The first album of the Frederic Viale Quartet consists of nine creations and two covers: 'La chanson des vieux amants' by Jacques Brel and 'Valsa sem Nom' by Baden Powell.


    PROMO 3 CD


    Take advantage of the 3 CDs promo for €24,00
    The roots of the sky, Jazz thesis and L'envol by Frédéric Viale