Off to Italy with Gypsy Dynamite

Hey everybody, Tomorrow I will be  flying to Puglia, Italy, where I will be playing a private gig  with Gypsy Dynamite, with Giulio Romano Malaisi and myself on guitar. I love traveling, in fact it is my favorite thing after playing guitar, and I love when the two things meet 😉 I can’t wait to…

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Fapy Lafertin jamming at Samois 2016

Hi everyone, As some of you might now I spent one week this year in Samois-sur-Seine in France, to learn from the best in order to improve my guitar playing. I found out that some of the best Gypsy jazz players in the world (Stochelo Rosenberg, Angelo Debarre, Fapy Lafertin, Bireli Lagrene…)  gather there every…

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Back in London! What an awesome tour with Harp Bazaar

After one month on the road, I am back in London! I had the most incredible tour in Italy with Harp Bazaar, I feel so fortunate to be playing in such an amazing band. 10 gigs in 12 days, from north to south Italy… it surely was a lot of driving, but so much worth…

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It’s Tour Time! On The Road With Gypsy Dynamite And Harp Bazaar

It’s tour time again, my favorite time of the year, especially when it happens in the summer! I will be leaving my home in London on June 17th only to return after 1 month on July 14th, to travel and play music, I couldn’t feel more fortunate. It will all start with two dates in…

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How To Find The Time To Practice Guitar

The lack of time to do things that matter to us and that we love, is unfortunately modern life’s problem. We all strive either to master our art or develop a passion, yet the time to do so always seems to be missing. Personally I was recently concerned on how to find the time to…

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On Tour with Gypsy Dynamite

It’s my one of my favourite times of the year… TOUR TIME! I will be playing a couple of gigs  in Paris with Gypsy Dynamite, my Gypsy jazz project. It’s our 4th French tour and this time we are taking with us our singer Dom Durner, so if you happen to be in Paris between…

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My experience with Vipassana meditation

Hey everyone, I want to share with you my experience with Vipassana meditation, after coming back from my 4th 10-day retreat. Each time I have done it, it has been the most valuable experience of my life. The courses are free of charge, I am writing this article out of the genuine wish that more…

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Featuring on Tara Minton’s upcoming album “Tides of Love”

Hey Everyone! It’s been an exciting couple of weeks in my musical journey, full of great gigs and recording sessions. I am particularly thrilled about having recorded guitar on five tracks of harpist Tara Minton’s upcoming album “Tides of Love”…by the sound of it, it is going to be a pretty amazing album. Tara Minton…

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2 Tips to Immediately Improve Your Guitar Playing

Hey everybody, happy 2016! After all the celebrations I would like to start off the new year by sharing with you two little “secrets”, two tips to immediately improve your guitar playing that have seriously helped me in my guitar playing. They are two simple tricks that, like all simple things, really work. These can…

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Dom Durner & The Dynamite!

Canadian singer Dom Durner meets Gypsy Swing London band Gypsy Dynamite. Hey everyone! I am really excited to share with you this new musical project of mine: Dom Durner & The Dynamite! Some of you might know my Gypsy Swing band Gypsy Dynamite, formed by Giulio Romano Malaisi and myself in 2012 and which has…

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