Freddy DeBoe Band Live in The Django
Where 2 6th Avenue New York, New York 10013
Jun 14, 2018
Jun 14, 2018
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Freddy then studied at Berklee College of Music under the leadership of such great saxophonist as: Walter Beasley, George Garzone, Dino Govoni, and Frank Tiberi (of Woody Herman's big band). He also had the opportunity to play with visiting artists such as: Fred Wesley of the James Brown Horns, George Porter of the Meters, Raheem DeVaughn, the Last Poets, and Donte Winslow.
From 2008 to 2011, Freddy was an essential part of upcoming artist group "Eli 'Paperboy' Reed & the True Loves" in tours around the US, Europe, Australia and Japan. Along the way he has encountered and shared the stage with a wide range of artists, including Quincy Jones, Seal, Tom Jones, Macy Gray, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Duffy, Chuck D of Public Enemy, Robert Randolph, Booker T & the MGs, Syl Johnson, and Marva Whitney, just to name a few.
The group has performed at a wide range of festivals around the globe including the notiable Montreaux Jazz Festival and Fuji Rock Festival, as well as film appearances on the Rachel Ray show, BBC's Later with Jools Holland and Paris' Channel Plus. Freddy has also contributed his baritone sax sound on Eli's newest studio album, "Come and Get It," released on Virgin Records in April 2010.
Freddy now settles in New York, where he continues to apply his musical skills in various settings, including work with Cochemea Gastelum (of the Dap-Kings, Antibalas, Soulive, Greyboy Allstars, Archie Shepp), Kaleta + Zozo Afrobeat (formerly Fela Kuti's guitar player), and songtress Deva Mahal (daughter of Taj Mahal). He plans to further his studies, write and perform more original material in a plethora of styles, and join the next generation of revolutionary musicians.
Specialties: Performing and recording tenor, baritone or alto saxophones as well as flute in various musical styles.