Professional musician and artist for 44 years, Jean-Claude RAPIN accompanies the french "six strings" history thanks to his numerous activities.
Fender demonstrator for 20 years, and currently endorsed by them, he celebrated in 2010 his 30 years at the Salon de la Musique.
After his studies at the École Normale de Musique de Paris and C.I.M., he came back to current music's universe and takes part in many concerts in France and Europe, Cannes Guitare Passion, Olympia, Guitare en Scène...
From recording to actual concerts, et played with the greatests, Franck Gambale, Bireli Lagrene, Paco Sery, Marty Friedman (Megadeth), and others.
His writing occupation in specialized press allowed him to play with John Mc Laughlin, Joe Perry, Steve Lukather, John Scofield, Paul Gilbert, Jim Hall, Ingwie Malmsteen, ...
Also Artistic Director of "Nuits de la Guitare" in Cannes (Palais des Festivals), he played the first part of Jeff Back in the Festival de Patrimonio 2014.
He played with names such as Michael Jones, Maxime le Forestier, Michel Haumont, Norbert Krief (Nono de Trust), Patrick Rondat, Patrick Verbeke and Daniel Yvinec (National Jazz Orchestra's Director) which made him an icon of the french scene.
From Rock to more improvised musics, he is just like his album "Visions", a part of the french musical environnement.
He is currently recording his new album for 2019.
- Electric guitar