Boogie from the 30's, Swing from the 40's, & Rhythm & Blues of the 50's
Boogie from the 30's, Swing from the 40's, & Rhythm & Blues from the 50's make up the repertoire of this quintet from Barcelona. For more than 8 years they have captured the true spirit of traditional Afro-American music in an exceptional way and transformed it with their own means of expression.
A charismatic and powerful singer, an irreproachable Boogie piano, a double bass that grooves and a sax that sets the world alight: what more can you ask from this awesome formation which ignites the public at each oappearence?
A great atmosphere is promised
Ster Wax - vocals
David Giorcelli - piano
Drew Davies - tenor sax/vocals
Reginald Vilardell - drums
Oriol Fontanals - double bass
Gypsy Jazz plus a twist
Filippo Dall’Asta is an Italian Gypsy jazz guitarist, composer, bandleaderand
arranger, mixing the sounds of Gypsy jazz with traditional Indian music and with the melodies of his native Italy, to forge his own style of progressive guitar playing. Filippo began playing at the
age of 5 in Parma, Italy, and studied music in his native country as well as Germany, France, Holland and India. In 2010, at the age of 23, he arrived in the UK. He has toured and recorded with
hundreds of artists such as Mozes Rosenberg, Lollo Meier, Giacomo Smith, John Wheatcroft, Gypsy Dynamite, Harp Bazaar, Tara Minton
(Björk), Mehboob Nadeem, The Onironauts and many more. His touring resume covers Germany, India, Italy, France, Spain, England, Malta and Russia, with notable appearances at The Royal Albert Hall, the House of Parliament, the Tower of London, the Union Chapel, and many festivals in France and Italy. Filippo released his first solo album in December 2018: “Mediterasian”, innovative album featuring over 20 musicians in which the erratic energyof Gypsy jazz combine with the meditative sonorities of Indian music. The album was praised as "one of the best instrumental albums of
2018" by LA Music Critic Awards.
Filippo Dall’Asta - lead guitar
Sebastian Peszko - viola
Ducato Piotrowksi - rhythm guitar
Umberto Calentini - double bass
Keval Joshi - tabla