Régis Gizavo

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Régis Gizavo is a Malagasy accordionist. He was born in Tulear, Madagascar and began playing the accordion at a young age. In 1990 he won the Radio France Internationale "Prix découvertes".

In addition to two solo albums, Régis Gizavo has been a member of the Corsican group I Muvrini, and contributed to a range of recordings, including albums by the Cape Verdean singers Cesária Évora and Lura. Gizavo partnered with Louis Mhlanga and David Mirandon to record Stories, 2006 winner of KAOS (FM)'s Spin The Globe award. He later partnered with four other musicians from Madagascar (Justin Vali, Fenoamby, Erick Manana, and Dama, leader of Mahaleo) to record an album together as the Madagascar All Stars.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 Mikea Régis Gizavo 1
2012 Ilakake Régis Gizavo 1
Samy Olombelo Régis Gizavo 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2015 Jazz At Berlin Philharmonic IV: Accordion Night Vincent Peirani, Stian Carstensen, Régis Gizavo,Klaus Paier 1

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