Guitarist, composer and producer Marc Antoine was born in Paris, France. When he was 11 years old his parents bought him his first guitar. Classically trained at the International School of Classical Guitar, Marc first became known to urban jazz audiences when he toured with Basia in 1988. That year, he also moved to London, then became an acclaimed session player in Tokyo and landed in Los Angeles in the late 90ies. He stayed there for 12 years playing for music royalty such as Sting, Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, Cher and George Benson. In 1994, Marc released his first solo CD. Lots of successful others followed, establishing him as a mainstay in the genre. He has also appeared on numerous albums for other artists, e.g. Philippe Saisse, Rick Braun, David Benoit, Dave Koz or Mindi Abair, and has been featured in many of the annual jazz cruises. After having lived and recorded in Madrid, Spain, – his wife Rebecca’s hometown – for 12 years, the multi-talented guitarist, who also plays keyboards and percussion, relocated back to Southern California in 2015.

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