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The award winning Ameranouche trio features the melodic virtuosity of guitarist Richard Sheppard, the vehement rhythm chops of guitarist Ryan Flaherty and the dulcet low end of upright bassist Xar Adelberg. Together, this rip-roaring ensemble is a super force of hot acoustic jazz, sometimes referred to as hot swing or Gypsy jazz. The contrast of other influences like American Soul music, Flamenco and Bop are what give the fast fingered trio such a recognizable sound. All played on acoustic instruments, the music is rhythmic, vigorous and strangely elegant. It’s hard to believe only three people are creating such a big sound.

Ameranouche formed in 2004 and has played venues from the prestigious JVC Newport Jazz Festival and Djangofest Northwest, to busking and club gigs throughout New England, the Mid Atlantic and the South, including tours through Midwest and Southern regions.

Ameranouche continues to embrace the Gypsy muse that helped breathe life into the trios first album, Homage A Manouche. Original gypsy jazz tunes and catchy, acoustic melodies that grabbed the attention of movie producers, magazine editors and major festival circuits. Three original songs from the band's debut album “Homage A Manouche” are featured in National Lampoon’s feature film “Beach Party at the Threshold of Hell.” The group was also awarded Best of New Hampshire 2008 by New Hampshire Magazine

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”In my opinion, more than an exceptional form of Gypsy oriented jazz, Ameranouche is a capture of joyfulness itself.” - Pat Martino

“... they were playing on the Waterside Stage as we entered the festival grounds and headed toward the main stage, and their music was so infectious it stopped us in our tracks.” - Festival Preview, A Sunday To Remember at Newport Jazz Festival (Aug 13, 2008)

“Their unique Gypsy Jazz sound, undeniable talent and cool, mellow stage presence makes them a crowd favorite at any live show” - Alyssa Jane Hale, (Aug 17, 2008)

“This is one of those bands that will thrill and amaze any audience!” - Shawn Mercer, Over The Bridge Productions (Feb 01, 2007)

“Gypsy music tapped into an ethereal sphere, somewhere between J.S

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Album AWAKE by Ameranouche


Self Produced




Hot Club Of Detroit Hot Club Of Detroit
Davis and Dow Davis and Dow
voice / vocals
Angelo Debarre Angelo Debarre
guitar, acoustic

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