Antoine Boyer

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Antoine Boyer

Post by kirolak » Sun Oct 01, 2017 5:22 pm

Has anyone else been astonished by the virtuosity of this young man? He plays classical as well as Gypsy jazz (not sure what that is, actually!)

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Re: Antoine Boyer

Post by Scott Phillips » Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:12 am

Check out Zyrab by him on YouTube.

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Re: Antoine Boyer

Post by David Gutowski » Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:11 am

Thanks for posting...he's great!
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Re: Antoine Boyer

Post by BRGTR » Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:31 am

Yeah, the hands and brains on this kid are unreal. I'm a total fan-boy. I feel like the food critic from Ratatouille and his "defense of the new" speech when talking about him. Most of the videos he's posted are his jazz-flavored arrangements/compositions but there's an absolutely killer Scarlatti video out there for the purists. I think he's about to release an "album" which I'm sure will be out of this world.

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Re: Antoine Boyer

Post by FirminArchambault » Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:59 am

He is an amazing guitarist and so young.He seems to play in duo with a Samuelito (flamenco guitar)
I have spent a few hours listening to what they play a few months ago on Youtube.
Here is a link to Antoine Boyer's interpretation Astor Piazzolla : Invierno Porteño (on electric guitar)
Amazing interpretation.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAe1gGDOzm0

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Re: Antoine Boyer

Post by gilles T » Thu May 03, 2018 4:34 pm

Congrats and gratitude to the OP for this rare find !
I was baffled by some vids on YT and ended up in buying Antoine Boyer's album "Cameleon waltz" which came as an aftershock...
Such musical maturity is almost unheard of for a young musician ; his Scarlatti is one of the best I've ever heard (and I'm quite demanding, being a huge Scarlatti fan) and his rendition of Bill Evan's We will meet again is simply breathtaking and leaves me speechless.

Antoine Boyer deserves a wide recognition — I mean, there's really only a bunch of musicians in this league during a whole century, so don't miss them !
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Re: Antoine Boyer

Post by eno » Sun May 06, 2018 2:16 am

Wow... a genius...
His compositions are great too, check out the "Early light"
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Re: Antoine Boyer

Post by chrisW3 » Mon May 07, 2018 6:01 pm

For me, he's up there with the best Scarlatti performers.

Just saw this fairly recent video which is amazing:


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