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Jean Lou Descamps


Classically trained (violin), he records and works on stage with very eclectic artists:

Baroque music (Aromates/Michèle Claude) French song (Francis Cabrel, William Sheller, Jane Birkin), jazz (Chico Freeman, Richard Galliano, David Murray), traditional music (Chieftains – Ireland, Sarrochi - Corsican songs, Abed Azrié - Middle East)…

He practices medieval music with the ensembles EIA (Ex-Ultreia, Musée National du Moyen-Age), Obsidienne, Millenarium, Galata, Amadis, Ligeriana, and Perceval and is co-founder of Decameron, Italian Trecento music ensemble.


He is also an arranger and composer and has participated in a large number of recordings.

He plays a medieval fiddle by Judith Kraft (1975) and a traditional cittern (tambura).

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