The French group Philharmonie originally contains electric guitarists Laurent Chalef, Bernard Ros and Frederic L’Eple, who jointly play complex, improvisational music. Self-taught guitarist Laurent Chalef includes a history in jazz and fusion. At age group 18 he set up an classical guitar duo where he worked being a composer and examined improvisation. Bernard Ros is normally grounded in rock and roll, and spent some time working on structure and improvisation. On Philharmonie’s 1994 Cuneiform discharge, Nord (North), he has Chapman Stick solely. Frederic L’EpŽe originates from a rock and roll history, where he became intensely influenced with the design of Robert Fripp. He founded the group Shylock at age group 18. The music group released two albums on CBS in 1977-8. He afterwards got into conservatory, and examined tranquility, fugue, counterpoint and structure. He founded Philharmonie in 1988. Philharmonie self-released their initial Compact disc, Beau Soleil, in 1990. Their second Compact disc, Les Elephants Carillonneurs (The Elephant Bell Ringers) premiered by Cuneiform in 1993. Drummer Jean-Louis Boutin became a member of Philharmonie in Sept 1993. Boutin went to Fine Conservatory and examined with André Ceccarelli and Bob Guletti.