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Angelo Debarre

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  • Years Active: 1980s, 1990s, 2000s


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Angelo Debarre (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃ʒelo dəˈbaʁ] (born on August 19, 1962) is a French Romani "gypsy jazz" guitarist.

Debarre was born in Saint-Denis, and began playing at age 8. In 1984 he started his first group, the Angelo Debarre Quintet. In 1985 they were hired by Serge Camps to play at his Parisian café La Roue Fleurie, where Angelo was discovered by the record producer/guitar player Jon Larsen.

Debarre has performed in several significant Romani and jazz festivals, including Birdland's annual Django Reinhardt Festival He also recorded Mémoires: Memories of Django with Tchavolo Schmitt.

^ The New York Times