Jean-Baptiste Leclere studied with Daniel Sauvage, then Michel Gastaud before starting his course in the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris with Michel Cerutti, Florent Jodelet and Eric Sammut. Awarded a diploma by the CNSMD of Paris, Jean Baptiste Leclère is currently 1st percussionist solo with the Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris. He is the founding member and art director of the Paris Percussion Group and is a member of the Jatekok quartet. He also teaches in the conservatory of the CRR Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, in the CESMD superior Poitou-Charentes and the Academy Eurocuivres.
In addition to these activities, Jean-Baptiste regularly leads masterclass and clinics in France as well as abroad in United States, Colombia, Taiwan, Australia, Greece, Bulgaria, Belgium and Swiss. He has performed in concerts as soloist and chamber musician in numerous festivals and venues such as Deauville, Shanghai Concert Hall, Radio France, National Opera of Paris, Teatro Major Santo Domingo de Bogota, Marimba and Percussion Festival of Bulgaria, Nanaformosa Academy in Taiwan, Australian Percussion Gathering.