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Jean-Luc Ponty

Jean-Luc Ponty was born on September 29, 1942 in Avranches, Manche, France. See full bio »

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Miles from Home Soundtrack
Häxan Music Department
Out of the Present Soundtrack


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 2015 Anderson Ponty Band: Better Late Than Never (Video) (writer: "One In The Rhythm Of Hope", "Listening With Me", "Infinite Mirage", "Soul Eternal", "Renaissance Of The Sun", "Re-Remembering Molecules")
 1997 Out of the Present (Documentary) (performer: "Computer Incantations for World Peace")
 1988 Miles from Home (performer: "Rhythms of Hope") / (writer: "Rhythms of Hope")
  WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1981) (writer - 1 episode, 1981)
- I Am Woman (1981) ... (performer: "Happy Robots" - uncredited) / (writer: "Happy Robots" - uncredited)
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 1922 Häxan (musician: violin - 1968 version)
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 2013 International Jazz Day: Live in Istanbul (Video)
Himself (as Jean Luc Ponty)
 2012 Return to Forever: Inside the Music (Documentary)
Himself (as Jean Luc Ponty)
 2003 Jean-Luc Ponty, violoniste des temps modernes (Documentary)
 1992-1996 Victoires de la musique (TV Series)
 1993 Ein Leben als Extravaganza - Das Genie Frank Zappa (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Jean Luc Ponty)
 1979 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Jazz Violinst
- Episode #18.69 (1979) ... Himself - Jazz Violinst
 1971-1975 Whistle Test (TV Series)
- Episode #5.4 (1975) ... Himself (as Jean Luc Ponty)
- Episode #1.9 (1971) ... Himself
 1973 Iltatähti (TV Series)
- Episode dated 9 October 1973 (1973) ... Himself
 1969 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.9 (1969) ... Himself
 1968 Arcana, connaissance de la musique (TV Series)
Himself / Violoniste
- Le violon: 2ème partie (1968) ... Himself / Violoniste
 1968 Carte D'Or (TV Movie)
Himself - Musician
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 2016 Eat That Question (Documentary)

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Other Works:

CD: "Jazz Violin Summit" (ZZB)

Alternate Names:

Jean Luc Ponty

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Jean-Luc Ponty is married and has two daughters. One daughter, Clara Ponty, is a successful pianist and composer; he has collaborated with her on several projects, including her latest album, Mirror of Truth.

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