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BIOGRAPHY           Version Française >


for a French musician-
Family expatriated to the US, a childhood and adolescence marked by an exploration of the southern states,cradle of 'Afro American Music'. A few years later, Yann moves to Mississippi and here is where his true vocation is revealed, when he starts jaming with local musicians who are quick to show their enthusiasm and support.
A few years ago Yann released
his first album which won rave
reviews from the critics and 
enjoyed great success with
the public.
Today the voice and guitar
style of the young Parisian is
colored by all the different
styles of black american music
Yann mixes soul, funk, jazz, blues
& pop to write his own compositions.
His new album 'Movin'On' reveals
a very personal & original
side to his work.




THE SOULBROTHAZ- band put together by Yann Cole

  • Laurian Daire, keyboards & vocals (Imany, Jessie Lee Alchemist)

  • Gino Chantoiseau, bass (Boney Fields)

  • Sonny Troupé or Enrico Mattioli or Francis Arnaud, drums.

  • Amalya Delepierre backing vocals or Brenda Hervé.

  • Eva Suissa, backing vocals

  • Vincent Aubert, trombone (Malted Milk)

  • PM Humeau, Trumpet (Malted Milk)

  • Xavier Quérou or Max Pinto, Saxophone


taken by Yann Cole & whether he be accompanied by his usual musicians, solo, or with various different combos, has seen him play many festivals, clubs & private events abroad (Portugal, Italy, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Greece,Senegal, Marocco) such as

- Barrière Jazz Festival, Enghien

- Paris New Morning Club

- Differdange Blues Express Fest (Luxembourg)

- Rossano Marco Fiume Blues Festival (Italy)

- Saint Louis Jazz Festival (Senegal)

- Zurich Casa Bar Club (Switzerland)

- Leuca Gibo Club (Italy)

- Mont d'Or Blues Festival (Auvergne)

- Paris Disneyland Billybob's Club

- Paris Hard Rock Café
- Musikair' Festival (Montargis)

- Tous Sur le Pont Festival (Blois)
- Paris l''Esprit Jazz Festival

- Chanteloup Solstice Festival

- Noctamblues Festival (Chaumont)

- Blues Festival (Bougy)

- Blues Festival (Curbans)

- Blues Festival (Noyons)
- Blues sur Seine Festival (Mantes la Jolie)

- Tours American Festival 2015

- Tours American Festival 2014

- Bagneux Blues Night

- James Café (Lyon)

- Le Nouveau Cap, (Aulnay Sous Bois)

- Jazz Club (Courbevoie)

- Paul B, Massy (1ere partie de Lucky Peterson)

- House band at Caveau de la Huchette

- House band at Caveau des Oubliettes

- House band at Le Fouquet's

- Corporate events for: Kenzo, Sandro, TF1 events (Paris)     Porsche event (Le Mans) Sol Invest event (Barcelona), Gucci event (Venice), P&G event (Amsterdam & Lisbon)...  


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