Antoine Boyer

Acoustic Jazz Guitar

Classical Guitar

France

Biography

Antoine Boyer learnt from the most authentic sources of Gypsy jazz, an adept of the masters Mandino Reinhardt and Francis-Alfred Moerman with whom he recorded his first CD-DVD (2009), - noticed by the French (Jazzman) and American (Vintage Guitars) review – to whom he will pay tribute during the Gypsy Swing festival in Angers in 2010, and then to the Django Reinhardt festival in Samois in 2011, for all his work.

Antoine Boyer's second CD, entitled Leské ("for him" in the gypsy language), has received several awards, including the "Bravo" from Trad'Mag magazine.

In 2011, following the Fukushima nuclear accident, Antoine Boyer organized a concert in Brussels for the benefit of the association Act for Japan.

Following the launching of Sita, his 3rd CD, Antoine Boyer was honored by Jazzman magazine and chosen as "Révélation 2012" by Guitarist Acoustic.

He is the first Gypsy jazz guitarist to receive this highly-prized award. Antoine Boyer has been programmed by most festivals devoted to Gypsy jazz in the United States and Europe, and has shared the stage with renowned musicians as Philip Catherine, Stochelo Rosenberg, Angelo Debarre, Christian Escoudé, Raphael Faÿs, Tim Kliphuis , Jon Larsen, Lollo Meier, Adrien Moignard, Robin Nolan, Paulus Schäfer, etc.

Antoine is currently performing as a duet with Samuelito, as well as with Gustav Lundgren Trio and is invited by many artists.

He is also studying classical guitar in Gérard Abiton's class in Paris. Antoine Boyer is the 2015 winner of the Montigny Classical Guitar Competition and has been named the "Classical Guitar Revelation 2016" by Classical Guitar magazine.

Antoine Boyer & Samuelito won the 4th European Guitar Award (Dresden, 2016). In addition to the Audience Award, they received an award including several concerts and the opportunity to record their Coincidence album with the Doctor Heart Music label, distributed in France by Harmonia Mundi.

CD/DVD

   

  • Classical Guitar
  • Acoustic jazz guitar

France

  • Savarez
  • Argentine