Gilles RÌ©zard discovered bluegrass music at 16. He started learning guitar, then fell in love with the banjo. He has recorded and performed internationally with several bands, and made a solo CD, ÛÏWood, Metal and SkinÛ. He now works full-time as a musician and teacher, in IgÌ©, Burgundy and performs with Banjomaniacs. Gilles has taught hundreds of students (on banjo, guitar and mandolin) in 40 music camps in 15 years.