Tickets: £20.00 Seat at a shared Table for 4 /£15.00 Seat - No Table
Filippo Dall’Asta Quartet - Mediterasian Gypsy Jazz
Filippo Dall’Asta is an Italian Gypsy jazz guitarist, composer, bandleader and arranger, mixing the sounds of Gypsy jazz and his native Italy with traditional Indian music, to forge his own style of progressive guitar playing: ‘Mediterasian'.
Filippo began playing at the age of 5 in Parma, Italy. In 2010, at the age of 23, he arrived in the UK. He has toured and recorded with hundreds of artists such as Lollo Meier, John Wheatcroft, Gypsy Dynamite, Harp Bazaar, Tara Minton (Björk), 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 has just released his first solo album: “Mediterasian”, innovative album featuring over 20 musicians in which the erratic energy of Gypsy jazz combine with the meditative sonorities of Indian music.
His album was reviewed as “One of the best instrumental albums of 2018” by LA Music Critic Awards Tonight, he will perform with his quartet. An evening not to be missed.
Guitarist John Wheatcroft seamlessly integrates the sound and approach of modern jazz with the timeless Franco-American swing of the legendary Django Reinhardt, producing a sound that is both rooted in the traditions of the genre and vital, forward thinking and is highly original.
John leads a busy double-life as an artist and an educator at BIMM in London. He has performed with artists as diverse as Billy Cobham (Miles Davis), Alex Acuña, John Williams, Frank Gambale (Chick Corea), Paco Peña, Mike Clark and Bill Summers (The Headhunters), Carl Verheyen (Supertramp), Ralph Salmins, Paul Elliott, Keith Carlock and Laurence Cottle.
The list is endless and his first book, 'Improvising Blues Guitar' published by Schott, has received rave reviews worldwide and John has recently released his debut acoustic album, 'Ensemble Futur', to critical acclaim.
Press quotes and reviews:
“Filippo Dall’Asta’s “Mediterasian” is a great fusion of Gypsy jazz and Indian music. The sounds of the two traditions blend perfectly with each other creating a fresh, original and innovative debut album. Highly recommended!” - Mozes Rosenberg
“I enjoyed this album tremendously. The playing is superb and the compositions and arrangements are compelling and intriguing. This is a wonderful debut album from a fantastic guitarist with a accomplished ensemble with first class material”- John Wheatcroft of Guitar Techniques Magazines
“I highly recommend the latest album by Filippo Dall'Asta, Mediterasean, a highly refined work that blends very successfully middle eastern sounds with gypsy swing. The songs, many of which original compositions, are very balanced, combining beautiful melodies, skill without overbearing technique and wonderful tones of each instrument. A pleasure to hear, whether on a road trip or in a living room.”- Dario Napoli
The Club is not licensed to allow access to Children under the age of 16 after 9pm, so for evening performances, please do not book tickets for children under the age of 16. Children aged 16 and above are welcome at any time.
For £20.00 Tickets:
Seats are not numbered and you will be seated at available tables. Please note tables seat 4 people, so for bookings of less than 4 people, you will be seated and share a table for 4.
For £15.00 Tickets:
This is a fully seated event. Seats are not numbered and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.
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Filippo Dall’Asta Quartet - Mediterasian Gypsy Jazz Feat. Guitarist John Wheatcroft