|Birthname||Pierre Marcel Michelot|
|born on||3 March 1928 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )|
|Place||Saint Denis, France, 48n56, 2e22|
|Timezone||GMT h0e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||12°21' 02°57 Asc. 13°04'|
French bebop and hard bop double bass player.
Through his career he played with Rex Stewart (1948), Coleman Hawkins, Django Reinhardt, Stéphane Grappelli, Don Byas, Thelonious Monk, Lester Young, Dexter Gordon, Stan Getz, Bud Powell (in a trio with Kenny Clarke), Zoot Sims, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Chet Baker, and many others.
Michelot was a member of the Jacques Loussier Trio, known for the Play Bach album series. Together with Miles Davis, he was responsible for the critically acclaimed soundtrack of Louis Malle's Ascenseur pour l'échafaud. He also appeared as an unnamed bass player in the movie Round Midnight.
In later life, Michelot suffered from Alzheimer's disease. He died on 3 July 2005.
- associate relationship with Davis, Miles (born 26 May 1926)
- associate relationship with Loussier, Jacques (born 26 October 1934)
Didier Geslain archive, 'jazz' pdf file, p. 98.
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Alzheimer's/ Senility
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Double bass player)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz