Following college at Emile Verhaeren and high school at Florent Schmidt, St Cloud, Pierre went on to get an associate degree in Photography and design at E.F.E.T. (Ecole Française d’Enseignement Technique), followed by being hired by Viva Press, under the supervision of photographer / co-founder Martine Franck.
An increasing interest in music led to a 4 year stint as a sales associate at Music Land, Paris, while studying music in a self-taught program.
The pull for live performance then led to full-time employment as a professional musician, touring with french artists Karim Kacel (Pathe-EMI) and Julie Pietri (CBS) for the best of 5 years, while recording with many other artists as a session bassist.
Session work include collaborations with :
Didier Marouani (Trema)
Karim Kacel (EMI)
Julie Pietri (CBS)
Luc Borigène (EMI)
Nick Garrie (Elefant)
Producer Erwan Le Marc’Hadour
Producer Jacques Emmanuel Rousselon
Yerso (Vox Terra)
Bald (XIII Bis)
…commercial sessions and more.
1989 saw a move to Los Angeles.
Getting a position as a sales associate at Lab Sound, Hollywood, catering to the professional guitarists as a technical advisor.
Lab Sound then was subsequently acquired by Mesa Boogie, with the team kept active.
The following years saw a sound design interest and work as a foley artist on over 100 movies. Clients include L’Azur Studios (Turner Classic Movies), and P.O.P. Santa Monica (Fox’s Hotline).
More session and performance work as a bass player took place as collaborations with:
Producer Deborah Holland
Robert Thomas Jr (of Weather Report)
Roy Hay (of Culture Club)
Two Steps From Hell
Producer Mark Tierney
Matty J Ruys
Composer Steve Gurevich
Composer Sophia Morizet
Producer Jeremy Yeremian
Producer Carter Clements
Producer Billy White Acre
ProTools engineering in the form of recording, editing and producing sound samples libraries :
Co-produced Quantum Leap “Hardcore Bass & XP” software plug-in.
Sample editing and programing on Quantum Leap’s :
Guitar & Bass
Symphonic Orchestra & Pro XP
SD2-The Next Generation
Voices of Passion
Ministry of Rock 1 & 2
Universal Studios Pictures
‘Dream House’ trailer
‘Smokin' Aces 2’ trailer
“Out for Blood”,feature, additional music
“Penny Dreadful”, feature, additional music
“Dead Falls”, mini-feature, original score.
Commercial Video Reel : https://vimeo.com/198873238
Composing for music libraries: