DEVIZES - Antonio Forcione Quartert - Bookings: 01380 725614 Event date: Sat May 30 2020
Venue: Long Street Blues Club
Wilsford House, 30 Long Street,
Saturday 30th May 2020 - Antonio Forcione Quartet | Doors 7.45pm
Back by overwhelming popular demand is the amazing Antonio Forcione this time with his renowned quartet.
The Antonio Forcione Quartet have been performing and wowing audiences at sell out concerts all over the world. They have also consistently been receiving 5 star reviews year after year at the Edinburgh Festival.
This is a truly international line-up with Jenny Adejayan from Nigeria/Grenada/UK, Emiliano Caroselli from Italy, Matheus Nova from Brazil and Antonio Forcione from Italy. Between them they have performed with some of the biggest names in both the pop and jazz world, done countless tours, charity concerts, workshops and albums.
The pieces performed by the Quartet are from Forcione’s prolific compositions as well as a mixture of rearranged classics but Dave Brubeck, The Police, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and many others. There is an imaginative and joyful synthesis – a world class band with spectacular technique and rich composition who have developed a unique, powerful and exotic sound.
"A one-off musical sensation. Unmissable" The Scotsman
"A major international guitar virtuoso .. one of those very few entertainers who can cast a spell on almost any audience ... remarkable personal magnetism” JAZZ FM
"One of the world’s most highly regarded guitarists .. this is John Martyn for a new generation who, when he isn’t using his guitar as a percussive instrument is literally reinventing it. The guy is brilliant." Edinburgh Evening News
“Few acoustic guitarists can match Antonio Forcione for sheer instrumental virtuosity but fewer still come close to him as a composer.” Jazzwise Magazine
Last time we almost sold out so we are sure this will be a hot ticket event so early booking is a must.
Advance Tickets are £17.00 from usual outlets or book online (online booking fee applies) Tickets £19 on the door
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