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Giovanni Guidi - Piano Solo



Giovanni Guidi - Piano Solo

Giovanni Guidi in a rare piano solo performance.

Born in Foligno 1985, Guidi met Enrico Rava during a workshop in Siena. Rava noticed his talent and decided to include him in “Rava Under 21” project, that would become “Rava New Generation” after a little time. With this group Guidi has recorded three CDs  in 2006, 2010, and in 2016, for the Italian magazine “L'Espresso”.

At the moment - beside his partnership with the wizard of electronica Matthew Herbert ed Enrico Rava, his own personal trio with Thomas Morgan and Joao Lobo, his new quintet ” Avec Le Temps” (with Francesco Bearzatti on tenor sax, Roberto Cecchetto on guitar plus Thomas Morgan and Joao Lobo), the electric trio ” Drive!” with Joe Rehmer on bass and Federico Scettri on drums, and the duo ” Closer” with bandoneon player Daniele Di Bonaventura,  - Guidi is co- leading a new projects with Fabrizio Bosso on trumpet: ” Not A What” , with Aaron Burnett on tenor sax, Dezron Douglas on bass and Joe Dyson on drums.

Guidi has performed in many important Jazz festivals both in Italy and around the world, and is the recipient of several awards, among many the “TOPJAZZ “ award by “Musica Jazz” magazine, as the best talent of 2007.

In 2013 he released his first album as leader “City of Broken Dreams” with the prestigious ECM label, recorded in trio with Thomas Morgan and Joao Lobo. Previously he had recorded two other albums for ECM: “Tribe” and “On The Dance Floor”, both with Enrico Rava.

After “This Is The Day”, released by ECM on 2015, in 2016 he published a new album ”Ida Lupino” recorded for ECM with Gianluca Petrella, Gerald Cleaver and Louis Sclavis. The CD has been named ” best Italian Jazz album 2016″ by the Musica Jazz Critic Poll.

After a long tour in 2017 with the Enrico Rava – Tomasz Stanko Quintet, he toured Europe in May 2018 with his new quartet Salida, and in July 2018 with the Not A What sextet. In November 2018 he was on tour in Europe with the Enrico Rava – Joe Lovano Quintet.


Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Time: From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm

Organized by : ICI

Entrance : Free


Italian Cultural Institute of New York