Born in 1962 Jeannot Sanavia begins his musical studies at the Conservatoire in Esch/Alzette .

He studies Double Bass with Jean Poppe and continues in Brussels in the class of Robert Devillers.

He returns with Jean Poppe. From 2002 until 2003 he studies with Carol Harte in Maastricht.

He teaches Double Bass in the Conservatoire du Nord in Ettelbruck.

Besides his activity as teacher and musician, he composes scores for documentary and fiction movies. Later on he composes also chamber music for different ensembles and pieces for larger orchestras.

In 2011 he performs his Double Bass Concerto in Heilbronn Germany.