Artist Biography Available in: Gabin (French: [gabɛ̃]) is an Italian nu jazz band consisting of Massimo Bottini and Filippo Clary. Their name is a reference to the most popular French actor of the ’30s and ‘40s – antihero Jean Gabin.
Gabin have collaborated with numerous jazz artists such as Dee Dee Bridgewater, Edwyn Collins and China Moses. Their debut album, Gabin (2002), features singles "Doo Uap, Doo Uap, Doo Uap", "Sweet Sadness" and "La Maison". The 2004 album Mr. Freedom includes the eponymous single. Their song "Bang Bang To The Rock'N'Roll" was featured in the 2005 film Fantastic Four and in the 2008 film Sex Drive. They had a top ten hit in their home country and success around the globe, encompassing over 35 countries from the U.S. to New Zealand, Argentina and Russia.