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The Gypsy Queens

The Gypsy Queens

The Gypsy Queens is a French pop band, originating from Nice and signed to London Records (Universal Music Group).

The original band consisted of Didier Casnati, and Philip Jones, a duo of busker. The duo was so successful, that other musicians started joining, and the band has been a quintet since 2007. The band was made famous in the private party circles by Elton John, and more publicly by former president Nicolas Sarkozy, who saw them perform at the famous Niçois restaurant "La Petite Maison" and who hired them for their personal events.

On November 2, 2012, the band released its debut album, The Gypsy Queens, which entered the UK Albums Chart at number 46.

On June 23, 2014, the band released their second album "'Lost in the music (album)", recorded at London RAK Studios, mixed and mastered in Los Angeles. The Album features guests such as Hayley Westenra and Ben Taylor, and was produced by Didier Casnati.

The band is known for performing 200 private parties around the world every year, and having played for 51 heads of States, amongst a vast list of celebrities and millionaires around the world. Didier Casnati's famous quote to describe the band is "we are the most famous band you have never heard of" The band continues to perform private parties around the world. James Lomas, of the original cast of Billy Elliot, has joined the band in 2015, and left the band that same year. He was replaced by Jeremy Trabucco on September 1, 2015, and Anders Klunderud was replaced by Jeremy Kola. The band is associated with the famous jewelry brand Chopard. Casnati is also known for his hard work ethic, and has managed the band since its creation. The band doesn't use the help of managers, agents, or other collaborators.