Johan Dalgaard
Keyboard player / Producer / Radio host
Born in Denmark, lives in Paris

Performed and / or recorded with


Hip Hop




AyoImanyGraceAsaCrystal Night

Blues US

Blues FR


1977 Born in Aarhus, Denmark.
1982 Starts playing the piano.
1983 – 1993 Goes to N. Kochs Skole.
1988 Starts playing rock and roll.
1990 First trip to Paris, love at first sight.
1990 Plays the tambourine on stage with Carlos Santana for 10 minutes.
1991 – 1998 Plays in bands in and around Aarhus.
1998 Arrives in France.
1998 – 2000 International touring with American blues bass player Joe Turner.
1999 – 2004 Backs up a great deal of American blues singers three nights a week at the “Maxwell Café” (later on “Quai du Blues”) on L’île de la Grande Jatte.
2000 European tour with American blues singer/guitarist Jimmy Johnson.
Receives a “Trophées France Blues” award for best blues keyboardist in France.
2000 – 2003 Member of American trumpet player Boney Fields’ band, international touring.
2003 – 2004 International tour “Au-delà des mots” with Celtic harp player Alan Stivell.
2004 Concerts in Paris, Senegal and Lebanon with Ayo.
2005 “Leave no Trace” tour with Piers Faccini.
“Debbie” tour with Damien Saez.
2006 First major label recording sessions.
“Ideal Tour” with Jean-Louis Aubert.
Endorsement deal with Clavia.
2007 “Aventuriers d’un Autre Monde” tour with a. o. Aubert, Cali, Darc, Bashung, Raphael.
“Tearing Sky” tour with Piers Faccini.
“Trash Yéyé” tour with Benjamin Biolay.
2008 “Yael Naim” tour with Yael Naim & David Donatien.
“Keren Ann” tour with Keren Ann.
2009 “Tour 66” with Johnny Hallyday.
2010 – 2011 “Ginger” tour with Gaetan Roussel. (MD)
2012 “Shape of a Broken Heart” tour with Imany.
2013 “Miami” tour with Damien Saez. (MD)
2013 – 2014 “Orpailleur” tour with Gaëtan Roussel. (MD)
2014 – 15 “20 ans de scene” et “Sans Tambour” tours with Gad Elmaleh. (MD)
2016 “Anomalie” Tour with Louise Attaque.
2017 – 2018 “OUÏ” Tour with Camille.
2018 – 2019 “SONGBOOK” Tour with Benjamin Biolay & Melvil Poupaud.
2019 “MADAME PINK” by Alfredo Arias, residency at the Théâtre du Rond Point in Paris.
2019 “DÉSOBÉISSANCE” with Mylène Farmer. Residency at the Paris La Défense Arena.