Magnet, Jean Pierre
|Birthname||Jean Pierre Magnet Vargas-Prada|
|born on||11 September 1949 at 04:15 (= 04:15 AM )|
|Place||San Isidro, Peru, 12s07, 77w03|
|Timezone||-05 h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||18°18' 01°30 Asc. 15°44'|
Peruvian saxophonist, composer, music producer, and director, who came to fame as a member of Peruvian rock band Traffic Sound (1967-1972). The band recorded covers of Jimi Hendrix, The Rascals, The Animals, and Iron Butterfly. Traffic Sound recorded four albums, A Bailar Go Go, Virgin, Traffic Sound and Lux, with "Meshkalina" becoming their greatest hit.
After Traffic Sound disbanded, Magnet studied music theory, flute and jazz in Argentina and the USA. In Peru, he organized five jazz festivals and established several bands.
- associate relationship with Zulu (born 22 February 1951). Notes: Members of Traffic Sound
Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file.
- Traits : Body : Race (French Basque father, Peruvian mother)
- Family : Childhood : Order of birth (Oldest of three)
- Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Folk Music (Peruvian)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (Traffic Sound, etc)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Saxophonist)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Other Entertain/Music (Producer and director)