Claude Challe

Claude Challe

chillout, lounge, downtempo, ambient, acid jazz

Claude Challe (born Claude Shalom in 1945 in Tunisia) is a French DJ and club owner, the creator of the Buddha Bar restaurant/clubs and music compilations. The compiler of the first two episodes of Buddha-Bar, Claude Challe is one of the most influential artists on the lounge and chillout scene. Though mostly known as a compilations editor, Challe is an accomplished producer and composer.