Gypsy Dynamite Quintet at Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec – feat. Francesca Confortini

Very excited about tonight’s gig at Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec with Gypsy Dynamite! If you haven’t done so already, you can still buy your tickets here: https://www.toulouselautrec.co.uk/book-tickets?date=2018-02-10#530970 The Gypsy Dynamite Quintet deliver a true explosion of sounds and vibrant melodies from the pure jazz of the early days’ to popular songs arranged in a fun and…

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How do you make Gypsy jazz and Indian music work together?

Hi Everybody, I am working on my next album! I am about to go into the studio with some amazing musicians to record “Mediterrasian”. It is a new concept on which I have been working for two years: the erratic energy of Gypsy jazz combined with the meditative sonorities of Indian music. 9 songs featuring guitar, double…

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Lollo Meier UK Tour 2018

I am really excited about performing with Lollo Meier Quartet in April 2018 for his UK tour. 22nd April 2018 – Le QuecumBar, London There will be a Gypsy Jazz guitar masterclass on this day too. If you want to learn guitar with Lollo on this day, click on this link for more info:  https://www.quecumbar.co.uk/events/2018-04-22-gypsy-jazz-masterclass-with-lollo-meier-le-quecumbar 23rd…

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The Beatles meet Jazz – New video with Simone Craddock

I recently partnered up with a great singer, Simone Craddock, to record our arrangement of “Something” by the Beatles, in Jazz style. We are really happy with the outcome, hope you enjoy this little video! ​Here’s a little about Simone, make sure you check her out! Simone Craddock’s varied career has taken her across her native Australia,  Asia, America and…

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Playing with Lollo Meier Quartet @ Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Looking forward to performing with Lollo Meier Quartet, Gypsy jazz guitar master, at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Hall on 28th April 2018. You can now book your tickets here: http://www.liverpoolphil.com/whats-on/djangos-legacy-vi-lollo-meier-quartet Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/459252401141569/ Legendary Dutch Gypsy Swing Guitar Master Lollo Meier comes from an elite family of Gypsy musicians. His goal: to carry on the music of Django,…

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Daryl Kellie & Filippo Dall’Asta – Gypsy Jazz Meets Travis Picking

I started a new musical collaboration with Daryl Kellie, a superb acoustic guitarist. Daryl’s style is very different to mine, and yet we spotted some similarities in our playing, hence we decided to have a jam to see how our sounds would blend. We are more than happy with the outcome! Daryl lives on a…

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Playing with Harp Bazaar at Le QuecumBar on October 8th

Hi everybody, After last Sunday’s great gig  at the Lamb in Surbiton, I am very looking forward to another gig with Harp Bazaar at Le QuecumBar – Hot Club of London, this Sunday October 8th. Harp Bazaar are: Tara Minton: Harp & Vocals Filippo Dall’Asta: Guitar Duncan Menzies: Violin & Mandolin Ed Babar: Double Bass You can…

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Gypsy Dynamite feat. The Ayoub Sisters – Django’s Castle

Very excited to share this new musical collaboration between my band Gypsy Dynamite and The Ayoub Sisters. Finally my dream came true, we combined Gypsy jazz and classical music! Here we perform “Django’s Castle” by the master Django Reinhardt himself. The Scottish – Egyptian multi-instrumentalist sisters Sarah and Laura Ayoub are being heralded as the new…

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Gypsy Dynamite Quintet @ Brasserie Zédel – 07/09/2017

Looking forward to a great gig with Gypsy Dynamite on September 7th at Brasserie Zédel in Soho, a striking art deco space for intimate cabaret and jazz performances, serving beautiful cocktails. “The Gypsy Dynamite Quintet deliver a true explosion of sounds and vibrant melodies from the pure jazz of the early days’ to popular songs arranged…

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Touring Italy with Harp Bazaar

Really excited to be going on tour in Italy with Harp Bazaar in two weeks. We’ll be playing 11+ shows from north to south in my native peninsula and we are getting ready for a very long – but exciting –  drive. If you happen to be in Italy over the next few weeks, make…

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