” Highly reminscent of Jim Hall in his warmth of tone and sense of space, Zerafa nurtures a certain notion of ‘cool’, strongly poetic and deserving our attention…” VINCENT BESSIERES (JazzNews, France)
Sandro Zerafa is one of the most active guitarists on the Paris jazz scene. Graduate of the Lyons Conservatory he is winner of several awards at La Defense jazz contest and a founder member of the Parisian based jazz musicians’ collective and recording label – Paris Jazz Underground. He has recorded 3 award-winning albums as a leader and 14 albums as a sideman. He currently leads his own band featuring Laurent Coq, Yoni Zelnik, Fred Pasqua and Olivier Zanot. He has performed and recorded with musicians as diverse as Chico Buarque, Manu Katché, Joe Cohn, Youn Sun Nah, Sergio Krakowski amongst others. He has toured extensively in France, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Brazil, S.Korea, Germany, Poland, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Morocco. He is artistic director of the Malta Jazz Festival since 2009.
Joe Debono is very active playing at local venues and is currently teaching jazz improvisation at the Johann Strauss School of Music in Malta. His recent collaborations include ‘Joe Camilleri Trio’, Carlo Muscat’s project ‘The Sound Catalogues’ along with Lionel Boccara, Mátyás Szandai and Daniele Raimondi, and presently he is working on new material for the latin band ‘Komokuba’.
Some lovely playing, reminiscent of Jim Hall with some Pat Metheny thrown in.
Date(s) - 22/10/2015
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
KW Jazz Room