Jean-Luc Trulès

Composer and conductor

Born in Sainte Marie (Reunion Island) in 1956, composer, musician, dancer and actor, Jean Luc Trulès is a university graduate of mathematics and musicology, and graduated in harmony from the Marseilles Conservatory. Member of Vollard Theatre since 1979, he is also the leader of Tropicadero, a tropical rock group which also creates its own shows. An eclectic spirit, resourceful, tireless, Jean-Luc Trulès has written and orchestrated most of Vollard’s stage music. He has worked as artistic director for music groups and written film scores. A computer enthusiast and a lover of ethnic music, he’s one of the founders of contemporary Reunionese music, and promotes the teaching method of "sound painting’" with his Reunionese pupils. He has trained as a conductor under Dominique Rouits, and conducts the Bourbon Instrumental Ensemble. In 2005 he created the music for the opera Maraina, in 2009 for the opera Chin, in 2018 for the opera Fridom.

His recordings include

Les Creol’s (1982), Colandie (1984), Sodron, Barbes, Los Anzélès (1993), Les ségas du théâtre Vollard (1995), Soulart (1996), Solasida (1998), Séga Tremblad (2000), Maraina (2010), Chin (2012), Fridom (2020).

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Press articles (in french)

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Express (Maurice) itv JL Trules Amphitryon 1991
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Le Réunionnais. Présentation JL Trules juin 1994
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JIR présentation JLTrulès janv 2001

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Le Quotidien présentation JL Trulès (Vollard Combo) 2001
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Temoignages. Présentation JL Trules dec 2007
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