Puglia Sounds: Kekko Fornarelli Trio (I) at Opus Jazz Club

Posted by BMC - Opus Jazz Club on August 29, 2015


Opus Jazz Club
Mátyás Street 8.
+36 1 216 7894


Sat, September 19, 2015

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Kekko Fornarelli - piano
Giorgio Vendola - double bass
Dario Congedo - drums

“Fornarelli is a skilful instrumentalist with classical roots and a subtle improviser's mind”
John Fordham, The Guardian
“A near-perfect balance of tension and freedom. Fornarelli’s music has a pared-down yet catchy style that draws on his classical roots, with influences from pop to trip-hop to gospel”
Alison Gunn, Financial Times

A pianist and composer, Kekko Fornarelli has developed a unique style, characterized by the attempt to create music to observe, more than just to listen to it; a way to tell stories, transmit emotions and imagine situations. His music is a mellow combination of modern northern European ideas and neoclassical lyricism, filtered by his warm and extremely personal Mediterranean background. It is the attempt to create a more and more universal vision of music, able to draw jazz out of the narrow circuit of its appreciators and bringing it to the general audience. Eric Vloeimans, Flavio Boltro, Rosario Giuliani, Francesco Bearzatti, Benjamin Henocq, Jerome Regard, Manhu Roche, Luca Bulgarelli are only some of the artists he has shared ideas, sounds, life experiences and stages with....

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