Francois ThuillierFrancois Thuillier is one of my all time favorite Tuba players. Francois is a famous modern Tuba player in France. He plays a Yamaha YFB-822 F Tuba and a Conn 20K Sousaphone. Please do your self a favor and buy his albums.You won't regret it.
I became familiar with his music when rifling through some used CDs and came across a strange recording called "Frantic Squirrel."
Francois Thuillier - "Frantic Squirrel" @ Amazon.com
I was immediately floored by his level of technique and style. He plays very effortlessly incorporating feats of technical gymnastics and multi-phonics. My favorite work from this album is a piece by Andy Emler called, "Tubastone No.1."
I received a package in the mail on December 24 from a few friends who have a repair shop in France. Enclosed was a signed poster and signed CD from Francois Thuillier! I couldn't have been more excited. The album enclosed was "