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  • Hmmmm.....


    Queens New York USA

    www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=165460493484861 Wow!!
    Nov 29, 2010 1:56am
  • Young violinist with bone cancer


    Tariffville CT USA

    http://www.abcactionnews.com/dpp/news/region_pasco/odessa/Violinist-loses-shoulder-to-cancer,-keeps-on-playing Here is a story of a young man who had a form of bone cancer. The article implies that the young man (Joe Ginem) lost his shoulder due to cancer, but later goes on to say that the shoulder was reconstructed. Throughout the article, and throughout his treatment, Joe has insisted that his treatment focus on one thing-that he be able to continue to play the violin. As Joe put it: ""My surgeon gave me the option of being able to make daily tasks easier or being able to play the violin better and I chose the musician route," said Ginem.". The article closes by saying "Joe's cancer is remission. When he plays the violin there is pain, but he said nothing like the pain that would come without his music.". The video of this young man playing is wonderful. And his passion for the violin sounds a lot like the person whose music brings us together...Jean Luc Ponty. Best wishes to all of you who observe the U.S. tradition of Thanksgiving...indeed, best wishes to all of JLP's fans around the world.
    Nov 25, 2010 3:35pm
  • thanks

    Lance McKay

    Inkster Mi

    Goodmorning FB, today I give thanks to GOD for 18yrs with my beautiful son, so today's CD is Jean Luc Ponty (Open Mind) here's watching birds my sons favorite piece by Jean Luc...Stay Jazzy...I love you my baby...fly hi my son...DAD
    Nov 25, 2010 3:04pm

    frederico esposito

    são paulo são paulo Brazil

    Como vai? Os brasileiros esperam assistir um concerto seu por aqui. Voce e sua banda serão muito bem vindos. nos avise. God bless you all
    Nov 23, 2010 8:23pm
  • nyc


    jean!! get yo azz back to nyc !! fast !!
    Nov 20, 2010 4:53am
  • 2011 Tour


    Highland CA USA

    Please come to the U.S. I promised my son we will see you! Will You, Senior De Miola and Mr. Clarke also play again?
    Nov 18, 2010 10:31am
  • Son´s name


    Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro Brasil

    Hi Jean-Luc, I admire your work since early 80s. I attended your first show in Rio in midlle 80s at the Municipal Theater. In that show you focused on your albun Fables. I will never forget it. I named my last son, Lucas, as a tribute to you. Regards
    Nov 13, 2010 8:48pm
  • 60s recording


    Hi Bill D, all the albums that I recorded from the 60s to the late 90s are owned by record labels which can decide to keep distributing them or to delete them from their catalogs, nothing I can do about it. This is why my management and I decided to change that situation by directly producing and owning my recordings since 2000. Anyway there are quite a few of my 60s and 70s albums still available out there, reissued on CD and you can find them online, in the U.S. and other countries. As for doing a new mainstream jazz project, perhaps one day, why not, style and sales potential have never been my primary motivation, I just do what appeals to me most. And by the way I understand what you mean by 'when you were a jazz violinist', it implies that I was playing mainstream jazz as opposed to jazz-rock now called jazz fusion, however I am still considered a 'jazz violinist' by most, it's just that my style has evolved since the 60s......the world around me as well.....! 

    Nov 13, 2010 12:03am
  • jazz

    Bill D

    San Francisco CA USA

    Will you ever issue some of your early jazz recordings? Like the 60's and 70's material? There must be some old material from back when you were a jazz violinist. I know there's no money in real jazz so I don;t expect to hear it live but reissues may be possible? Merci.
    Nov 7, 2010 10:35pm
  • My musician Friend ...

    Claudio Comba

    My language is Spanish, I'm from Argentina ... we are friends for many years ... at home, usually we play together (I play Drums )...... one of the best records in the history of Jazz-Rock, it's yours ... among other things ... all my admiration and thanks ... a hug !!!!!.
    Nov 6, 2010 11:27pm