Jacques grew up in France.  He studied classical piano and guitar at a young age, transitioning to bass guitar 25 years ago.  He contributed to a variety of original and cover rock bands in Europe, both on stage and in the studio, before moving to the U.S. in the late '90's.  Jacques is eager to play and enjoy rock music on this side of the Atlantic and joined RipChord in October 2013. 

Musical Influences:
Beatles, Kinks, The Rolling Stones, Undertones, Inmates.  He particularly likes the energy and groove of the English pub bands. 

4-string Music Man Stingray custom bass, Fender Precision bass, Ernie Ball Super Slinky strings, Gallien-Krueger amplification, Shure In-ear Monitors