Michel de Villers (born 13 July 1926 in Villeneuve sur Lot) is a French Jazz Baritone and Alt saxophonist playing Swing, later Bebop. Autodidactic. He played with Django Reinhardt in a recording session on 14 April 1947, recording "Peche a la Mouche“ and "Minor Blues“. De Villers also played with American misicians staying in Paris: Kenny Clarke, Jonah Jones and Lucky Thompson. German tour in 1947 with Don Byas and Bill Coleman. In 1950 he changed to Baritone sax. In 1953 he played in the Buck Clayton Quintett, in 1954 together with Roger Guérin in Bernard Zacharias' band.