René Thomas

René Thomas

Also known as R. Thomas, Rene Thomas, Thomas
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://thomasia.free.fr/, http://www.jazzinbelgium.org/past/thomas.htm

Discography of René Thomas:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 From Rome To Comblain 9 Audio 1985 RCA
2 The Real Cat 16 Audio 2000 Universal Music France
3 Eddy Louiss - Kenny Clarke - Rene Thomas 6 Audio 1973 Cy Records
4 Trio 6 Audio 1991 Dreyfus Jazz
5 At The Blue Note, Paris 1964 9 Audio 2007 Gambit Records
6 Trio 6 Audio 1999 Dreyfus Jazz
7 Hommage à ... René Thomas - Live In Sesjun Vol. III 4 Audio 1994 Timeless Records (3)
8 I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 83 3 Audio Curcio
9 Meeting Mister Thomas 6 Audio 1987 Fresh Sound Records
10 René Thomas And His Orchestra 17 Audio 2010 Universal Music Jazz France
11 Guitaristic 22 Audio 2007
12 Meeting Mister Thomas 6 Audio 1963 Barclay


Belgian jazz-guitarist and one of the finest in Europe.

Born : February 25, 1927 in Liège, Belgium.

Died : January 03, 1975 in Santander, Spain.

Started his career just after World War 2 and settled in Paris in the 1950's. Around 1956 he moved to Canada and played in the U.S.A. with

several of the greatest musicians of the era. Moved back to Europe in 1962 and died in Spain in 1975. Rene Thomas can be heard as a sideman on records by Sonny Rollins, Stan Getz, Chet Baker, Kenny Clarke, Eddy Louiss, Toshiko Akiyosho, Bobby Jaspar, Ingfried Hoffman, Lucky Thompson...

He recorded 4 albums under his own name, one co-leading with Bobby Jaspar and one with Jacques Pelzer.


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