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uk A self-taught guitarist in Côte d’Ivoire, Laurent Digbeu decided to deepen his musical knowledge when he arrived in Rome in 1992. Joined the music school “L’Altra Musica” where he studied for three years with Xavier Girotto , Rocco Zifarelli, Fabrizio Pietroni and other teachers of the Roman music scene.
In 1995, he participated in the summer courses organized in Perugia by “The Berklee College of Music”  in collaboration with the UMBRIA JAZZ (The Berklee Sommer School at Umbria Jazz Clinics) Taught by teachers from the prestigious Boston school. In addition to Jim Kelly (Permanent Guitar teacher), Master Class were hosted by Jazz performers: Jim Hall, John McLaughlin and John Scolfield (GUITAR); Ray Brown, Milton Jackson, Gary Burton, Johnny Griffin and Joe Zawinull (IMPROVISATION).
In 1999 he moved to Paris where he took an advanced guitar course for nine months at INFIMCIM.
Successively in Rome, continues his training through clinics held by Mike Stern (2003 and 2005 at Cherubini) and by Barry Harris (2005 at the University of Malta).Professional musician and teacher of modern guitar in music schools in ROME Laurent Digbeu participates in numerous tours in Europe and in the rest of the world since 2001 with different musical groups and with his own group .”JazzAfroProject

italiaChitarrista autodidatta in Costa d’Avorio, Laurent Digbeu approfondisce le sue conoscenze musicali quando arriva a Roma nel 1992. Per tre anni studia con Xavier Girotto, Rocco Zifarelli, Fabrizio Pietroni e altri insegnanti dell’ambiente musicale romano insegnanti della scuola di musica “L’Altra Musica”
Nel 1995, partecipa ai corsi organizzati dal “Berklee College of Music” di Boston in collaborazione con UMBRIA JAZZ.(The Berklee Summer School at Umbria Jazz Clinics) consentendo ai studenti di seguire i corsi tenuti dai docenti appositamente arrivati dalla prestigiosa scuola di Boston.Oltre a Jim Kelly (insegnante permanente di chitarra), Master Class sono stati guidati da luminari Jazzisti (di passaggio a Perugia, nell’ambito del festival): Jim Hall, John McLaughlin e John Scolfield (chitarra) Ray Brown, Milton Jackson, Gary Burton, Johnny Griffin e Joe Zawinull (Improvvisazione).
Nel 1999 si trasferisce momentaneamente a Parigi dove frequenta l’INFIMCIM per un corso avanzato di chitarra di nove mesi.
Successivamente a Roma, continua la sua formazione attraverso cliniche gestite da Mike Stern (nel 2003 e 2005 presso Cherubini) e Barry Harris (nel 2005 presso l’Università di Malta). Musicista professionista nonché insegnante di chitarra moderna in varie scuole di musica di Roma, Laurent Digbeu partecipa a numerose tournée in Europa e nel mondo a partire dal 2001 con vari gruppi musicali e con il suo gruppo “JazzAfroProject

franceGuitariste autodidacte en Côte d’Ivoire ,Laurent Digbeu décide d’approfondir ses connaissances musicales lorsqu’il arrive à Rome en 1992. S’inscrit à l’école de musique “L’Altra Musica” où il étudie pendant trois ans avec Xavier Girotto, Rocco Zifarelli, Fabrizio Pietroni et d’autres enseignants du milieu musical romain.En 1995 participe aux cours d’été organisés à Pérouse par “The Berklee College of Music” de Boston en collaboration avec le festival UMBRIA JAZZ (The Berklee Summer School at Umbria Jazz Clinics) permettant ainsi aux étudiants de suivre les cours dispensés par les enseignants venus spécialement de la pretigieuse école de Boston. Outre Jim Kelly (enseignant permanent de Guitar), des Master Class ont été animées par des sommités du Jazz (de passage à Pérouse dans le cadre du festival) :Jim Hall, John McLaughlin et John Scolfield,(GUITARE); Ray Brown, Milton Jackson,Gary Burton,Johnny Griffin et Joe Zawinull (IMPROVISATION).En 1999 s’établit momentanément à Paris où il suit un cours avancé de guitare de neuf mois à l’INFIMCIM.                 Successivement à Rome, continue sa formation à travers des clinics tenus par Mike Stern (en 2003 et 2005 chez Cherubini) et par Barry Harris (en 2005 à l’Université de Malte) Musicien professionnel et enseignant de guitare moderne dans des écoles de musique à ROME, Laurent Digbeu participe à de nombreuses tournées en Europe et dans le reste du monde depuis 2001 avec différentes formations musicales et avec son propre groupe “JazzAfroProject”