Main dates to remember
Brazzaville , Jeff Louna became soloist and guitarist of the Students' band " Les Mystères Modindo ".
In France for Higher education : Foundation of TAO -TAO band on the campus of Amiens .
He joined a semi -professional band "Cabaret Spaniard " alongside Johnny Halliday, Michel Sardou and Charles Aznavour musicians
Paris , Porte de Pantin : The "Tao Tao " band represented the Congolese Music ( Congolese Rumba ) in the first " International Afro-American Music festival
He joined as a guitarist and singer the " Dolphins ", professional band of pop music, rock'n'Roll and French music , led by Alain Florentin, first accordion and song prize at the Paris music academy) .
From the 80's, the reputation of Jeff Louna is becoming more and more as a guitarist, but also as a singer , songwriter and musical adviser , including the output in quick 5 personal albums (excerpts available on Youtube ), and its participation as studio musician or as artistic director in thirty albums made by other musicians or African professional bands such as Orchestre National of Congo Brazzaville OK- Jazz , Tanawa , Celi - Bitsu , Very Angry , Zoba Casimir Zao , RAS Kebo , Gérard Madiata , Clotaire Kimbolo , Nzongo -Soul , Brush Walla Kosmos Mountouari , Samba Dio , Jacques Loubelo , Boulhos Loupino , Chairman Jacques Koyo ...
Jeff creates with Bick's Bikouta and Houla Bruno a jazz fusion band called " Jungle Trio " in Brazzaville that has a huge success across Africa and around the world for its ability to mix jazz and traditional African music. Jazz Magazine has sent to Brazzaville his special journalist for a full report on the band, so did the Danemark radio - TV. The band first album and video clip was inaugurated in the presence of the sponsor Manu Dibango at Brazzaville.
Member founder of " Jazz Festival Brazza ", alongside the French Cultural Centre . This festival had 7 editions and had already mobilized some big names in international jazz field. Some celebrities will perform with Jeff on the same stage : the famous Memphis Slim , Pharoah Sanders , Texier, Romano , Sclavis François Vaz , Carrey Bell ( Chicago Blues ) Claude Nougaro , Louis Winsberg , Sylvain Luc Alvin Queen , Bill Saxton , Bernard Lavillier , Mbamina etc. .
1990 - 1997
At the Sofitel Mbamou Palace Hotel, Brazzaville, Jeff Louna performed in a jazz band called " Sofitel Brazza Jazz Band" with Bruno Houla.
He has played in many banquets of honor including presidential banquets. For example, the band hosted in 1996 the great official banquet given by the Presidency of the Congo on the occasion of the visit of French President, Jacques Chirac.
This band gets the distinction of best national band in 1994 and 1995
Back in France 1999 , he continues to devote himself to music in providing musical performances rock, blues and jazz (concerts, master classes , workshops) in solo or band, or giving lectures as musicologist in the univeristies (Amiens, Toulouse and Pau)
Participation at the musical days " Soleil d'Hiver" organized by Musicaa and Amiens Métropole
Participation as a musician and Artistic Director in the first album of Kandy, singer Burkinabe, national first prize .
music teacher at the Ecole Municipale music at Mers- Les-Bains (electric guitar workshops Rock, Blues , Jazz and modern African music .
The Amiens Gospel choir " Gospel Messengers " hired him as an artistic Director for their first recording studio session.
Jeff louna is the special guest of the Télé Sud South for an hour program devoted to the history of Congolese Rumba .
All alone "Jeff Louna Solo" performs as guitarist and singer a varied repertoire ( Jazz, Rock, Blues, Rumba ).
He performs as guitarist and singer in several types of bands ( from jazz swing to funky jazz ) .
For several years since 2000 , Jeff Louna performs within the jazz band called " Incorrup'Swing " founded by Patrice Christian ( talented saxophonist unfortunately now dead). 2001 , this band received the honor to perform as first part of two consecutive concerts Ray Charles in Amiens and Paris .
Jeff louna performs most often in a trio (with Alain Nascimento on keyboards and Jean- Christmas Tennier sax ) for galas. This formula is especially oriented trio Funky Jazz , focusing on both the harmony and the rhythm even to dance. Recently, on November 16 2012 , the Jeff Louna Trio has been responsible for various musical events devoted to the opening of 32nd International Film Festival of Amiens ( greeting guests , inaugural ceremony , cocktail Mayor ) .
Finally, by the end of 2012 reates a new five musicians band "Jeff Louna for Benson ", a kind of tribute to George Benson including Jeff Louna (Lead guitar, vocals), Kamel Meraoumia (guitar), Mathieu Guinot (guitar synth ) Kenny Ruby (Bass) and Bertrand Bed (drums ) .
Musician, Jeff Louna is also Lecturer at the University , qualified in 2003 and confirmed in 2007 as Professor Assistant of Biology by the National Council of Universities of France .