Day two of a weekend showcase of artists that demonstrate the depth of talent coming from the current Italian jazz scene.
Enrico Zanisi plays music from his solo album Piano Tales, showcasing his potential as both a songwriter and a player.
Delve into unsual the unknown as guitarist Francesco Diodati's quintet Yellow Squeeds perform their trademark, off-kilter compostions.
There is also a solo set from Simona Severini, who travels through songwriting generations from Monteverdi to Nick Drake and Joni Mitchell in delicately woven acoustic and electronic textures.
A final set comes from DRIVE! - a new trio made up of Joe Rehmer on bass, Federico Scettri on drum and the pianist Giovanni Guidi – who has made his mark internationally with multiple albums for ECM, and collaborations with Enrico Rava, Matthew Herbert, Tomasz Stañko. All players excel on their respective instruments, but they come into their own as a collective with seamless and surprising interplay.
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