Apostles of a particularly mixed and spicy gypsy jazz. Their musical universe is distinguished by the versatility of the styles they approach with 3 guitars mixing a repertoire of cover and composition.
The three Vasseur brothers: Sébastien, Clément and Jean-Etienne, all three guitar enthusiasts, decided in 2007 to unite their talent within the Guitario group. Their love of music, their will, and the work carried out solo or within the conservatory of Dieppe and Rouen have forged their identity. They released an EP of covers in 2012, then a first album, a tribute to Normandy, in 2015 “Falaise” and finally a second in 2017 “Soleil levant” in reference to Claude Monet's painting “Impression soleil levant”.
Composed of 11 covers, and an original composition, “TRES” their third album “translate Three” into Spanish, is an album that evokes the musical journey of the three guitarists over the past 10 years. Recorded mainly as a trio, the musicians of Guitario called on Anne-laure Brévier on vocals for two titles.
It is therefore a music full of nuances that they deliver to us with their inspired creations.
What they prefer…: playing live. They can thus share their taste for gypsy or classical jazz, Latin music and their more contemporary tunes and feel the reciprocal waves of pleasure which surge in the public to come back to them in a real exchange.
Born in 1987
Sébastien started learning the guitar at the age of 14. He spontaneously turns to gypsy jazz by immersing himself in the music of his master: Django Reinhardt and assiduously trains his solos. This solid base will allow him to try out other musical styles. Thus, thanks to his training in contemporary music at the Dieppe Conservatory, his teacher, Mathieu Levoivenelle, introduced him to guitarists such as Marty Friedman, Joe Satriani. At the Rouen Conservatory, Jean-Baptiste Gaudray and Rémi Biet unveil the world of jazz to him, notably with Charlie Parker, Wes Montgomery ...
Sébastien is passionate about music, his years of apprenticeship gave him an appetite for the stage. In 2007, he formed the Guitario trio with his two brothers.
He obtained his DEM Jazz (Diplôme d'Etude Musicale) at the Rouen Conservatory.
Born in 1986
Clément creates a very old and deep passion for music. It is Django Reinhardt who awakens his artistic senses. This singular music attracts and intrigues him. He learns, learns about the character, about the gypsy culture and begins to listen to other guitarists prior to Django Reinhardt like Tchan Tchou Vidal, Béro Landauer or more contemporary like Rocky Gresset or Adrien Moignard. He also began to play the guitar, first of all as an autodidact, then he took lessons at the Dieppe Conservatory in the current music department and in the jazz workshop. He then fine-tuned his apprenticeship at the “Christian Garros” - EIJ jazz improvisation school, in Mont-Saint-Aignan where he will discover sizes such as Wes Montgoméry and Georges Benson.
Thanks to the Guitario trio, he continues to work on his style and live his passion.
Born in 1983
Jean-Etienne, who hears the household echoing with gypsy jazz, also tries his hand at the guitar at the age of 17. He chooses the bass guitar which he practices first by himself. To improve his technique, he then took lessons at the Dieppe Conservatory with bassist David Andrews and then took lessons at the “Christian Garros” jazz improvisation school - EIJ, in Mont-Saint-Aignan. He also joined the Guitario group. And even if, as for his brothers, jazz and more particularly gypsy jazz remain founders, he likes to bring his little personal touch built from the eclecticism of his musical tastes. Depending on the compositions of the trio, we feel the thrills of rock, pop and fusion, like a light dusting, which are like its trademark in a jazzy universe.