Belle du Berry – Vocals, Potzi – Guitar, Francois Jeannin – Drums/Vocals, David Lewis – Trumpet/Piano Benoît Dunoyerde Segonzac – double bass (and occasionally featuring Rémy Kaprielan – percussion, vocals, sax)
The group has an eclectic style, blending elements from the traditional French chanson, jazz and swing of the thirties and North African music. For over 20 years they have performed all over the world and are recognized as one of the most iconic World Music groups.
Six albums and two decades spent criss-crossing the globe, playing to enthusiastic audiences from Sydney toSan Francisco and Berlin to Beijing, have enabled Paris Combo to create an international following with their unique, cosmopolitan sound. Fronted by the charismatic vocals of chanteuse Belle du Berry, the combo have struck a chord with critics and audiences alike with their fun-loving mix of swinging gypsy jazz, cabaret, French pop and Latino and Middle Eastern rhythms. Venues and festivals where they have performed include the Olympia, le Grand Rex, la Cité de la Musique, Nice and Montréal Jazz Festivals, SF Jazz, the Hollywood Bowl and Melbourne Recital Centre..