Founded by the Spanish guitarist and composer Javi Jiménez, the group consists of a singular musical body that combines the instrumentation and signature of Jazz Manouche, Modern Jazz, Flamenco and Latin-American rhythms.
Based in San Francisco, CA the acoustic ensemble performs a repertoire of original compositions with an emotionally charged sound that is difficult to classify but instantly recognizable.
Barrio’s international roots shine brightly in their music with members from Spain, Quebec, Colombia, France, Brazil and the United States. They are deeply influenced by a wide range of musical traditions, and this is how the group’s unique sound is born.
Barrio Manouche provides a tremendous live experience and transports its audience on a magical journey, with a unique fusion of cultures and musical landscapes… an auditory and visual feast like no other.
Barrio Manouche has shared the stage with prestigious international artist such as:
Devotchka(Little Miss Sunshine), Aterciopelados, Karl Perazzo(Carlos Santana’s Band), Pink Martini, Boulou & Elios Ferré, Gaby Moreno, La Santa Cecilia, La Dame Blanche, Chuchito Valdés, Antoine Boyer & Samuelito…
62nd Monterey Jazz Festival, Stern Grove Festival, Outside Lands, 40th SF Jazz Festival, Django Festival Mill Valley, Django Festival at Freight & Salvage…