Doors: 7:00 PM
Show: 7:30 PM
Every year, Django in June brings serious students of the Gypsy jazz tradition to Northampton for a week of djamming and study with world class musicians who offer us all a grand finale at the Academy on Friday and Saturday.
We close this year with one of the most influential and respected Gypsy jazz guitarists of the last 4 decades, the legendary Angelo Debarre. Since the release of his 1989 album, Gypsy Guitars, Debarre has helped define and set the standard for contemporary jazz manouche. He will be accompanied in this rare US appearance by his son, Raanji and longtime bassist, William Brunard.
The evening opens with two Django in June favorites: Gonzalo Bergara (guitar) and Fiona Monbet (violin.) Gonzalo first joined us as a fiery young talent a decade ago, back when Fiona was taking home SACEM's Jeune talent award year after year. Now fully ripened, these two delicious artists promise to pair perfectly.