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vibraphonsit, Composer, Arranger & Educator
Jacques Marugg is a Composer, Arranger, plays Marimba and Vibes, born on 5th October, 1958 Paris, France.Nationality French-Swiss.1967 Studies of piano in the Municipality Academy of the 11th district of Paris.1971  His piano teacher directs me towards the study  in the same Academy and study this discipline during three years with professor Mr. Bouchaux.
1974 He pass the enter contest for the National Musical Academy, Boulogne-Billancourt, Department Haute de Seine, close to Paris (France) where he study the percussions with professor Me. Cals and also musical theory and harmony.
1979 Replace, as an independent musician, several colleagues in different orchestras, such as the National Orchester of the ORTF, Colonne, Pasdeloup in Paris.                                  
1980 Specialize in the vibraphone and study composition with Alan Silva during 5 years in the I.A.C.P.
1976 First concerts in Paris and Normandy  (France) Trio Ostinato
1982 Creation of the quintet Terre De Feu with Lito Voyatzoglou (piano) Georges Gaumont (sax) Gerald Mereuze (bass) Bernard Drouillet (drums)
1983-1987 Co-Creation of the Big Band Quoi de Neuf Docteur.  Succeed the enter contest in the jazz quintet Abus Dangereux, Concerts in France and other countries. Enter the orchestra of Un Drame Musical Instantané, where he play on stage the compositions of Jean Jacques Birgé, Francis Gorgé and Bernard Vitet, while projecting films ofJeanVigo. Enter the Celestrial Communication Orchestra of Alan Silva linking 30 musicians in Paris. Marvelous experience in trio with Alan Silva (db-bass) and Mohammed Ali (drums)
Play with Abus Dangereux (Founded by Pierre-Jean Gaucher) in the important French Jazz-Fusion Rock Band 1987 – 1990 Meet the Greek pianist Lito Voyatzoglou with whom he give concerts in Athens.
1988 Settle in  Geneva (Switzerland). Meet many musicians of jazz with which i give many concerts.
1990 A marvelous meeting with the guitarist  Michel Perez. He enter his quartet composed of Dominique DiPiazza (el.bass) - bass player of the trio of John McLaughlin and Trilok Gurtu - and Tony Rabeson (drums) and he stay with them for 4 years.
1994 Finally create his quintet The Red Wines with which the Band occur on stage of 6 years. The Band play exclusively his compositions.
2000 – 2008 Dedicate himself to the Music Pedagogy while continuing to play his compositions with Michel Bastet, Jean Buchot, Massimo Pinca and Eric Fournier.
2010 Jacques Marugg (marimba, vibra) install in Greece and start the quartet Deep Vibes with the young talenteous pianist Vagelis Stefanopoulos, Vassilis Podaras (drums) and Michel Saulnier (db-bass).
2013 Lefteris Christofis Group with Nikos Touliatos drums, Dominique Di Piazza bass, Jacques Marugg vibraphone. Creation of the DEEP VIBES EUROPE with Jacques Marugg vibraphone, Philippe Sellam alto and soprano saxophones, Dimitris Dimopoulos keyboard, Dominique Di Piazza bass and Nikos Touliatos drums.
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