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Beppe Gambetta

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  • Years Active: 1980s, 1990s


Biography All Music Guide

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Born in Genoa, Italy, Beppe Gambetta has become one of Europe's foremost guitarists in American idioms. He began by playing in a classical orchestra for plectrum instruments, but moved to American music when he founded the Italian bluegrass band Red Wine. The band released Full Taste, but Gambetta began to concentrate on a solo career in 1988, when he recorded Dialogs. He collaborated with Tony Trischka on Alone & Together, and moved to the Green Linnet label for 1995's Good News from Home. Gambetta has also released instructional videos for Homespun Tapes.