HAMMOND TRIO (Menconi, Gurrisi, Minetto)

Alessio Menconi –guitar
Alberto Gurrisi – hammond
Alessandro Minetto – drums

“Project with an organic historical: the trio with guitar and hammond with a new cd called “Sketches of Miles” dedicated to the music of Miles Davis. This trio can not remember the historical groups of Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Kenny Burrell… but, despite having a base firmly rooted in tradition and in particular in these musicians and bop, the trio plays in an extremely creative and out from any kind of cliché and definition of styles. The trio made two cds:  “Sketches of Miles” and “Plays Ellington and Strayhorn”


“Plays Ellington and Strayhorn”

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Alberto Gurrisi

Born in Milan in 1984 is definitely one of the major promises hammond organ .. With great vistuosismo, while recalling the greats of his instrument, his style is full of creative and modern sounds that make it very personal. He currently works regularly with the trio of Franco Cerri and played Joe Cohn, Doug Webb, Rob Sudduth, Darryl Jones, Les Getrex, Enrico Rava, Gianni Sanjust, Dino Piana, Franco Piana, Bruno de Filippi, Tiziana Ghiglioni and many others.

Alessandro Minetto

Born in Turin in 1969, for his “timing” impeccable and her style of swing is one of the greatest jazz drummers of northern Italy, who collaborated with many internationally renowned musicians such as Lee Konitz, Ronnie Matheus, Bud Shank, Benny Golson, Steve Grossman and many others, has recorded dozens of records and played with the best artists in Europe, Asia and South America.

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