Date: Jul 27th, 2006 · Tags: Caribbean Jazz Artist

Guitar Player - London born Cameron Pierre who started playing the bass guitar at the age of 16.Cameron was raised on the Caribbean Island of Dominica, his early influences were artist such as Stevie Wonder, the innovative, Bob Marley Burning Spear and Jimmy Cliff. A Motown record was a vital part of Cameroon’s music education along with Jamaican Reggae music. At stage of his musical career Cameron discovered the sound of Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Miles Davis, and Charlie Park.

In Late seventies early eighties, Cameron established himself with reggae Artist such as Clint Eastwood and General Saint, and Barrington Levy. And then decided to shift into Jazz and now plays regularly on the British jazz circuit. In 1990 Cameron formed “Creole”. a multicultural melange of musicians from Africa, Haiti, Cuba and the Caribbean, who enjoyed wide critical acclaim for their performance at the Glastonbury and Womad Festivals


Friday Night (1997)

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  • Fluency across a range of styles – soul, jazz, funk, gospel – with a keen ear for a killer hook.‘ Jazzwise
  • Beautiful, melodic guitar-playing from a player of exquisite time and taste.‘ Time Out
  • Cameron is a great soloist.‘ Straight No Chaser
  • Pierre’s powerful playing deserves centre stage.‘Mail on Sunday

Return to the Source (1999)

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With Denys Baptiste, Alex Wilson, Courtney Pine, Orphy Robinson, Dennis Rollins, Robert Fourdjour.

The Other Side of Notting Hill (2003)

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with Juliet Roberts, Mary Pearce, Courtney Pine, Alex Wilson, Dennis Rollins, Patrick Nicholas and Dave Joseph.’A fusion of laid-back funky grooves, hot Caribbean rhythm and some truly stunning vocal performances.

Guitar Player (2004)

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Featuring Gary Alesbrook, Dennis Rollins, Chris Jerome, Anders Olinder, Eustace Williams, Peter Martin, Robert Fourdjour, Jose Xavier, Donald Gamble, Michele Henderson.’Pierre’s greatest attributes are that he is a natural swinger and he elicits a gorgeous soulful tone to accompany the crisp, elegant lines that recall Charlie Christian and the easy lyricism of George Benson.‘ Jazz Review.