Christian Escoudé (born 1947 in Angoulême, Charente) is a French jazz guitarist. He grew up in Angoulême and is of Romani descent on his father's side. His father was also a guitarist, influenced by Django Reinhardt. Christian became a musician at 15 and starting in 1972 he worked in a trio with Aldo Romano. By the 1980s he was in John Lewis's quartet. He also played with Philip Catherine for a time. In his forties he signed for the French division of Verve Records.
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