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Gypsy Jazz Guitarist

Gypsy Jazz Guitarist – Filippo is an Italian born, London based jazz guitarist and first-class graduate of BIMM College of Music in London with nearly 20 years of experience in performing live, in studios, composing and arranging music.

Performer and composer of Gypsy jazz, Filippo is influenced by Mediterranean music, and is highly sought-after guitarist for wedding gigs, corporate and private events. Filippo began playing at the age of 5 in Parma, Italy, and studied music in his native country as well as Germany, Holland and India. In 2010, at the age of 23, Filippo arrived in the UK. This Gypsy Jazz Guitarist has toured and recorded with hundreds of artists such as Lollo Meier, Mozes Rosenberg, John Wheatcroft, Gypsy Swing Unsemble, Harp Bazaar, Tara Minton (Björk), Mehboob Nadeem, The Onironauts and many more.

His touring resume covers Germany, India, Italy, France, Spain, Austria, Portugal, England, Malta and Russia, with notable appearances at The Royal Albert Hall, The House of Parliament, The Tower of London, The Union Chapel, The National Gallery, Tate Modern, Victoria & Albert Museum, and many festivals in France and Italy.

Filippo has recorded his album with The Gypsy Swing Ensemble at “Le QuecumBar”, the most prestigious Gypsy jazz venue in Europe, and was featured in Portobello Radio and London One Radio. Filippo released his first solo album in December 2018. An innovative album featuring over 20 musicians in which the erratic energy of Gypsy jazz is combined with the meditative sonorities of Indian music.

Having achieved grade 8 drum kit by the age of 16, Mike was successful in his application to Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester where he furthered his percussion education studying with Paul Patrick, David Hext and Sophie Hastings. During his time at Chetham’s, Mike played in various prestigious ensembles, orchestras and bands, performing in venues such as The Bridgewater Hall, Milton Court, Royal Festival Hall, Cheltenham town hall, Litchfield Cathedral and Band on the Wall.

As a recent graduate of LCoM, Mike is now a Marimba One Discovery Artist and is working towards developing his solo career both as a performer and composer. LED Snare Drummer – Mike hopes to record an album of marimba music with the hopes of being signed to the Sony Masterworks record label soon.

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Received best instrumental album by LA Music Award Critics

Recorded at the most prestigious gypsy jazz venue ‘Le QuecumBar’

Featured on Portobello Radio and London One Radio

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TESTIMONIALS

Here’s what Gypsy Jazz Guitarist – Filippo’s clients said:

“Filippo was just brilliant! Lovely guy, great musician and loads of people commented on how good he was. He created a lovely atmosphere at our wedding. Thanks so much we would highly recommend him!”
– Jemma, Wedding, Surrey

“Filippo made our night!”
– Holly, Corporate Party, London

“Filippo was relaxed, gracious, fun, and above all, sounded great. We have had so many friends and family come up to us (still – nearly six months later!) and say how great the music was!”
– Sarah, Wedding Celebration, London

REPERTOIRE

Gypsy Jazz Guitarist – Filippo’s repertoire:

All Of Me – Gerald Marks & Seymour Simons
7 Nation Army – The White Stripes
All The Things You Are – Jerome Kern
Autumn Leaves – Joseph Kosma & Jacques Prevert
Bistro Fada – Stephane Wrembel
Blue Bossa – Kenny Dorham
Blue Drag – Django Reinhardt
Caravan – Juan Tizol
C’est Si Bon – Henri Betti
Dark Eyes – Django Reinhardt
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
How High The Moon – Morgan Lewis
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love – Jimmy McHugh
I Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Gloria Gaynor
I Got Rhythm – Ira & George Gershwin
I Wanna be Like You – Disney
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
I’ll See You In My Dreams – Django Reinhardt
Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
It Don’t Mean A Thing (If You Ain’t Got That Swing) – Duke Ellington
Je M’amuse – Caravan Palace
Just a Gigolo – Louis Prima
Lady Be Good – George Gershwin
La Javanaise – Serge Gainsbourg
Lets Call The Whole Thing Off – George Gershwin
L’italiano – Toto Cotugno
Lullaby of Birdland – George Shearing
Mambo Italiano – Bob Merrill
Minor Swing – Django Reinhardt
Nuages – Django Reinhardt
On The Sunny Side of The Street – Jimmy McHugh
Summertime – George Gershwin
Sway – Luis Demetrio & Pablo Beltran Ruiz
Tainted Love – Soft Cell
Don’t Worry be Happy – Bobby McFerrin
Via con me – Paolo Conte

PREVIOUS CLIENTS

Gypsy Jazz Guitarist – Filippo’s previous clients:

Tate Modern
Century Club
Royal Albert Hall
Tower of London
House of Parliaments
Union Chapel
Westfield
National Gallery

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