Dmitry Kuptsov (guitar, Moscow)

Dmitry Kuptsov is one of the biggest players in the jazz-manouche scene in Russia, Kuptsov has been working on this unique direction for more than 15 years. Since then he has been delving into this music style and its nuances with all the meticulousness and precision anybody can imagine. Today Dmitry represents the Russian view on gypsy jazz with all its brightness.

Kuptsov is well known abroad where he performs in France, Italy, Germany, Sweden and other European countries, where jazz-manouche has an appreciative audience.

He participates in various big music festivals, including the oldest Django Reinhardt Festival in Samois-sur-Seine (France). In Russia Dmitry Kuptsov has launched various international festivals such as Tsaritsyno. Gypsy Jazz and Gypsysphera.

Dmitry Kuptsov founded an instrumental quartet, which consists of two guitarists, a clarinettist and a double bassist.