The France-based Paris Combo were formed in 1995 when the trio of Belle Du Berry, François François, and Potzi were joined by David Lewis and Mano Razanajato. An unlikely meeting of varying cultures combined in the formation of this acoustic group, with two French members, vocalist du Berry and drummer François; Australian trumpeter Lewis; Madagascan bassist Razanajato, and Mediterranean guitarist Potzi. Collectively, they combine several styles of music like cabaret, gypsy, and swing jazz and inject them sparingly with Latin rhythms, Spanish guitar and, on rare instances, Asian and Mid-Eastern motifs. This esoteric melding of cultures and musical influences yields a hybrid that, while it relies on retro sources, comes across as neither contrived nor forced. Du Berry's flitting yet commanding voice lies somewhere between that of Edith ...
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