Jean-François Picher, composer

At the age of 17, Jean-François gets his start as manager and guitarist for the 9-piece band Carpe Diem, learning to perform on stage around the Québec city region with the Pinchaud family and other local musicians. In 1996, the band becomes a trio of two guitars and a violin and takes on a 2 year tour of coffee houses and Boites à Chansons around the province. After this positive experience Jean-François starts his solo career as a song writer and producer. Jean-François then moves to Drummondville in 2000 to study arranging, sound design, mixing and sound reinforcement. He will then go into a new phase of his musical career. He will participate producing, arranging and performing on records of many styles. A new chapter begins with the discovery and learning of instruments such as …

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