Wednesday May 1st - Ben Thomas/Davide Logiri Quartet 8.30pm
Milan based pianist Davide Logiri returns to the UK and will perform at Swansea Jazzland on Wednesday 1st May alongside trumpeter Ben Thomas.
As part of their long awaited UK tour, Milan based pianist Davide Logiri returns to the UK and will perform at Swansea Jazzland on Wednesday 1st May alongside trumpeter Ben Thomas.
The evening will comprise of reworkings of standard material plus original tunes by the members of the band which features Davide Logiri (piano), Ben Thomas (trumpet), Pasquale Votino (double bass) and Paolo Adamo (drums).
Ben Thomas is an innovative trumpeter and composer producing music, words and pictures showcasing a seamless interplay of music and art. Trumpet playing lies at the heart of Ben's work and manifests in a vibrant explosion of colour and sound.
Davide Logiri started playing the cello and the piano when only seven years old, attending the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi in Milan where he completed his apprenticeship, graduating Magna cum Laude. Parallel to his classical studies, when he was fifteen years old he began to pursue his interests in jazz and in 1995 was ranked best pianist in the clinic run by the Berklee School of Music in Boston. This recognition allowed him the opportunity to perform at the main Italian Jazz Festival, Umbria Jazz in the Winter of 1995. This marked the beginning of a concert career that led him to play in various European countries, also Russia, the United States, Argentina and Brasil with performances at many important Jazz Clubs and prestigious Festivals. In Louisville Kentucky he was featured on the International Night of the 2009 Jazz Fest programme playing with Mike Tracy.
In February 2013 Davide travelled to Brazil for a 15 days tour playing with Ricardo Moraes. In April 2017 Davide toured Russia, Wales, Argentina and Brasil shocasing cd new projects
ADULT FULL - £12.50
JAZZLAND MEMBER 2019 - £10,
STUDENT - £7