CONCERTS AND EVENTS PROGRAMM
Sax Gordon brings the great tradition of American Rhythm & Blues Saxophone alive like no other player on the scene today.
Born in Siena, Silvia Bolognesi graduates in double-bass at the “R. Franci Institute” with Andrea Granai while attending Alberto Bocini’s double-bass classes at the “G.Verdi Institute” in Prato. Her approach to jazz starts by following lessons at the “Siena Jazz Foundation” with F. Spinetti and by attending summer courses (1998-1999) organized by the same Institute, studying with Furio di Castri, Ettore Fioravanti (ensemble music) and Giancarlo Gazzani (big band). As well she attends the course “High level qualification for Jazz Performers”, founded by the European Union (with Furio di Castri, Mario Raia, Stefano Zenni and Francesco Martinelli) and the “Trio course” directed by Stefano Battaglia, Paolino dalla Porta and Fabrizio Sferra. Furthermore, she participates in the “Musical Research Lab”, directed by Stefano Battaglia.
The project was born from the idea and above all by the desire to bring together a large number of musicians who shared a strong interest in languages related to the field of world music. Various opportunities to meet with guest musicians of the orchestra, from different geographical and cultural areas, has also contributed to the natural development of an original sound that is the result of an amalgam of Mediterranean flavors. All this comes to life through the exhibition ten excellent musicians, precisely Les Italiens.
Andalusian of Huelva (España), the son of a “bailaor” and a singer, lives since childhood atmosphere of true flamenco and gypsy-Andalusian culture.
Livio Guardi and Wilson Montuori are an acoustic duo.
Their repertoire includes songs in English and Italian, with songs ranging from the Anglo-American folk music (old-time, blues, swing and Celtic) to the typical Mediterranean influences in their home countries.
The musicians do not have need Presentations!
They are certainly among the best jazz musicians in the Italian music scene.