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Gypsy Guitars
Serge Camps & Frank Anastasio Angelo Debarre
Gypsy Guitars
Genres: World Music, Jazz, Pop, Classical
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All Artists: Serge Camps & Frank Anastasio Angelo Debarre
Title: Gypsy Guitars
Members Wishing: 3
Total Copies: 0
Label: Hot Club / Norway
Original Release Date: 3/26/1996
Release Date: 3/26/1996
Album Type: Import
Genres: World Music, Jazz, Pop, Classical
Styles: Europe, Eastern Europe
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 789368343225, 7029660020565, 7071155183200

CD Reviews

One of the Best Gypsy Jazz Guitar CDs available !!!
Gypsy Guitars | Kula, UpCountry Maui, Hawaii | 07/01/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"this CD is one of the best gypsy jazz guitar CDs you'll ever hear !!! besides great standard Django-styled jazz guitar work, Angelo Debarre plays several suites of more traditional gipsy music giving the listener a more comprehensive "tour de force" of non-flamenco european gypsy guitar styles... Angelo Debarre is definitely one of the very best contemporary guitarists in the modern gypsy jazz scene & this CD is one of his best... one of the new classics of poet-Django gypsy jazz guitar recordings"
One of the greatest french gipsy players.Great,great,great!!
JEAN-MARIE JUIF | BESANCON France | 09/18/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Here is Angelo Debarre's first record.Born August 1962,he was 27 when this session was recorded.Backed by Frank Anastasio,son of the famous french guitar maker,on bass,and by Serge Camps on guitar,this young gipsy player gives us a magnificent record.With this first record,Angelo joined the elite of gipsy jazz,a very small group of geniuses including Dorado Schmitt,Tchavolo Schmitt,Fapy Lafertin and Hans'Che Weiss;and also,sometimes,when they feel like really playing the thing,Raphael Fays,Bireli Lagrene and Stochelo Rosenberg (who both committed amazing music and very boring things).Of course,in this "elite" club,I only speak of actual musicians.If not,this club would also include Bousquet,Tchan-Tchou Vidal,Henri Crolla (not a gipsy),Matlo,Baro,Sarane and Challin Ferret,and of course,Joseph and Django Reinhardt.
But let's go back to this album.A superb one: here are three outstanding "valses manouches"(gipsy waltzes),Tchan-Tchou's sublime "la gitane",Django's rare "chez Jacquet"(which was never recorded by the Master;considered as a jazz artist,he was not allowed by his producers to record waltzes,even if he composed the most magnificent of all gipsy waltzes,"Montagne Sainte-Genevieve",named after a quarter of Paris,on the left bank),and Fapy Lafertin's extremely difficult "Valse de Bamboula"(Bamboula was the nickname of a gipsy player;this is not an insult,as "bamboula" is the french equivalent to american's "negro").Here are Django's great "Blues en mineur",Fats Waller's "Honeysuckle rose",the classics "after you've gone" and "deep purple",the boring "Cherokee"(yes,I hate this tune,as I hate "green dolphin street","Stella by starlight" and even Duke's "satin doll",I apologize,but I really can't find any interest in these tunes - and I forgot "Tea for two",except if it's played by Monk or Tatum),and finally there are great csardas and hungarian tunes.
Here is a majestic record of gipsy jazz;and you can buy any record by Angelo (and he didn't made a lot),it'll always be wonderful.His most recent record,"Come into my swing",recorded a few month ago and just issued,is another marvel.Here is a rare moment of music,something you don't have to miss."
VG | USA | 01/15/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is quite simply an astonishing album. The guitarwork by Angelo Debarre and Serge Camps is beyond comparison. They play a variety of jazz manouche classics, including Paul "Tchan Tchou" Vidal's "La Gitane," and traditional Gypsy songs, czardas, and horas. Wow!"