Gauvain Gamon is a New York City based Award Winner bassist born in Lyon, France. He graduated from the “Conservatoire National de Lyon” and the “E.N.M de Villeurbanne”.
Quickly after moving to New York City he became one of the most sought-after bassists on the current jazz scene where he is renown for his unfailing sense of swing and groove, his incomparable warm tone and powerful organic playing. Gauvain Gamon’s unwavering and tireless support and total dedication to his Art on the bandstand allow him to have truly become one of a kind musician of his generation.
Throughout his career, Gauvain Gamon has performed at some of the world’s most reputable music venues and festivals and has taken leading parts in distinguished productions including: Smalls Jazz Club, Dizzy’s Club, Blue Note Jazz Club, WNYC New York Public Radio, Webster Hall New York, Zinc Bar NYC, Jazz a Vienne, Cleopatra’s Needle, Sunset/Sunside Jazz Club Paris, The Opera de Lyon, Zig Zag Jazz Club Berlin, to name a few.
Most notably, he has collaborated with some of the most recognizable celebrities and jazz figures including Alicia Keys, Roy Hargrove, Troy Roberts, Ed Cherry, Stacy Dillard, Stan Killian, Cody Moffett, Valery Ponomarev.