Dave Koz | Marc Antoine
by / Saturday, 30 March 2013 / Published in Dave Koz Radio

Born in Paris, Marc Antoine picked up the guitar at 11, progressing so rapidly that his parents enrolled him in the conservatory for classical music. Although sidelined by a serious accident to his hand, he eventually recovered and went on to join various groups around Paris and London. His first real break was performing in Basia’s band.

In the early 90s, he moved to L.A. where he became an in-demand session guitarist for Sting, Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, Cher before launching a solo career.

FUN FACTS

  • Antoine was a competitive swimmer as a kid, but had to choose between studying music or training for the Olympics.
  • He’s written and performed music for movies including Get Shorty and Midnight In the Garden of Good and Evil.
  • He currently lives in Madrid.
  • He is the first artist-in-residence at the new Stax Academy in Memphis.

Purchase Marc Antoine’s Music HERE

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