Daniel Humair

Daniel Humair

born on 23/5/1938 in Genève, GE, Switzerland

Daniel Humair

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Daniel Humair (born 23 May 1938 in Geneva) is a drummer, composer, and painter.

He is widely renowned and became a Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 1986 and Officier in 1992. He has played with many jazz performers notably Jean-Luc Ponty, Michel Portal, Martial Solal, Dexter Gordon, Gerry Mulligan and Eric Dolphy.

Humair is also a talented painter. He describes his own work as "figurative abstract" and has created a coherent œuvre proving his passion and knowledge of artistic painting.


  • 1960 Connection
  • 1960 Hum!!! René Urtreger, Pierre Michelot (Vega)
  • 1960 Dermaplastic with Martial Solal
  • 1964 Jazz Long Playing with Jean-Luc Ponty, Michel Portal, Eddy Louiss (Philips)
  • 1967 Sunday Walk with Jean-Luc Ponty, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Wolfgang Dauner (MPS)
  • 1967 From Sticksland with Love with George Gruntz (MPS)
  • 1968 European Episode and Impressive Rome with Lee Konitz and Martial Solal (Campi)
  • 1969 It's Nice to Be With You with Jim Hall (MPS)
  • 1971 Huffin'n'Puffin' with Ray Nance
  • 1972 Morning! (Musica)
  • 1974 Jazz à Juan with Lee Konitz (SteepleChase)
  • 1986 Pastor with Michel Portal
  • 1979 Humair Jeanneau Texier with Henri Texier
  • 1979 Triple hip trip with David Friedman (Owl/Universal)
  • 1980 East Side West Side (Owl)
  • 1980 Humair, Louiss and Ponty, Vol. 1 Dreyfus
  • 1985 Scratch with Kenny Barron (Enja)
  • 1985 Easy to read with Joachim Kühn and Jean-François Jenny-Clark
  • 1986 Welcome (Soul Note)
  • 1987 Surrounded 1964/1987 with Eric Dolphy, Portal, Solal, Texier, Louiss, Mulligan
  • 1988 From Time to Time Free with Joachim Kühn and Jean-François Jenny-Clark
  • 1988 9.11 pm Town Hall (Label Bleu)
  • 1990 Up Date 3.3 with François Jeanneau and Henry Texier (Label Bleu)
  • 1991 Earthcake (Label Bleu)
  • 1991 Edges (Label Bleu)
  • 1991 Humair, Louiss and Ponty, Vol. 2 (Dreyfus)
  • 1993 Open Architecture (Ninety-One)
  • 1993 Usual confusion with Joachim Kühn and Jean-François Jenny-Clark
  • 1996 L'opera de Quat'sous – Die Dreigroschenoper – The Threepenny Opera with Joachim Kühn and Jean-François Jenny-Clark
  • 1996 Akagera (JMS)
  • 1997 Trio HLP (Dreyfus)
  • 1998 Quatre Fois Trois (Label Bleu)
  • 1998 Die Dreigroschenoper (Polygram)
  • 1999 Triple Entente (Mercury/Universal)
  • 1999 Humair Urtreger Michelot (Sketch)
  • 2001 Liberté Surveillée (Sketch)
  • 2003 Baby Boom (Sketch)
  • 2003 Paris Abstractions with Benjamin Koppel (sax) and Palle Danielsson (bass)
  • 2006 European Jazz Factory with Benjamin Koppel (sax), Gueorgui Kornazov (trombone), Cedric Piromalli (piano) and Thommy Andersson (bass)
  • 2009 Baby Boom II (Bee Jazz/NRW)
  • 2010 Pas de Dense (Zig Zag Territoires)
  • 2011 Quatre-Trois-Deux-Un with Benjamin Koppel (sax), Jakob Anderskov (piano) and Thommy Andersson (bass)
  • 2012 Project Cristal

External links

  • Official site of Daniel Humair (in French)
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