Pennec started his musical career in the early 70's during the major revival
of celtic culture, learning to play bagpipes and bombarde. He soon
began playing in duo (biniou-bombarde) with his brother and also
with groups such as Kouerien Sant Yann or Sonerien Du.
discovered the diatonic accordion in 1978. Between 1980 and 1989, playing
with the group Tammles, one of the best loved fest noz groups at
the time, he contributed to the renaissance of traditional folk music via
more electric interpretations before coming back to a much more accoustic
1990, Alain has been at the origin of many different projects with growing
sucess, solos, duos with the storyteller Gigi Bigot, the singer Roland
Brou, Youenn Landreau
with the group Hirio and more recently
with les Quatre Jean,
Roquio and his Quartet.