Artist Biography Available in: Daniel Humair (born 23 May 1938 in Geneva) is a drummer, jazz composer and painter.
He is widely renowned and became a Chevalier des Arts et Lettres in 1986.
He has played with many jazz performers notably Michel Portal, Martial Solal, Dexter Gordon, Gerry Mulligan and Eric Dolphy.
Humair is also a talented painter. He describes his own work as "figurative abstract" and has created a coherent œuvre proving his passion and knowledge of artistic painting.