Freddy DeBoe Band featuring Carlton Jumel Smith
Freddy DeBoe was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI, where he developed a talent and musical spirit in the inner-city creative arts program at Elm Creative Arts School and Wisconsin Conservatory of Music from teachers and mentors Berkeley Fudge, and his bigger brother, Berklee Alumni Jack DeBoe.
Now settled in New York, Freddy 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.
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