Modjo is a French house/pop musical duo made up of producer Romain Tranchart and vocalist Yann Destagnol (aka Yann Destal). They created huge success after releasing their hit single "Lady (Hear Me Tonight)".
Romain Tranchart (born in Paris) first moved with his family to Mexico and Algeria, to finally live in Brazil. This is where he started learning the guitar, finding inspiration through jazz classics. He was also exposed to Bossa Nova but chose another direction, playing in a rock band called Seven Tracks once back in Paris. After a few gigs in Parisian clubs La Loco and Le Grand Rex, the band split.
At that time, he became a massive fan of house music, influenced by DJ Sneak, Ian Pooley and Daft Punk. He released his first house single as Funk Legacy titled "What You're Gonna Do Baby" on Vertigo Records in 1998. Later, he decided to enter the American School of Modern Music in Paris, the french division of the Berkeley's Institute of Music.
Also Parisian, Yann learned to play flute and clarinet when he was a small child. As he aged he became deeply influenced by The Beatles, The Beach Boys, David Bowie and ma...
|Background||group or band|
|website||Modjo Official Website|
|Current members|| Romain Tranchart|