Marco Mezquida: Tornado + Gregory Porter


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Marco Mezquida: Tornado

Marco Mezquida (piano), Masa Kamaguchi (double bass), Ramon Prats (drums)

At only 36 years of age, Menorcan pianist and composer Marco Mezquida has already amassed an impressive body of work and recognitions that would represent their life’s accomplishment for many artists. Mezquida, who currently enjoys cult musician status at international level, is a versatile improviser and arranger, a prodigious and chameleonic pianist, and an inspired and brilliant tunesmith.

Mezquida has recorded more than twenty albums as a frontman, and more than forty as a sideman or collaborator on myriad projects. His dizzy concert schedule has seen him perform in major Jazz auditoriums and festivals worldwide, such as Tokyo, London, Barcelona, Buenos Aires, the Hong Kong Arts Festival and, of course, at the Jazzaldia…(More information)

Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter (vocals), Chip Crawford (piano), Emanuel Harrold (drums), Tivon Pennicott (sax), Jahmal Nichols (bass), Ondrej Pivec (Hammond)

Gregory Porter is an elegant and sophisticated singer, with a unique, powerful, sensual and seductive voice. Porter’s vocal mastery, his emotional intensity, his ability to transcend genres and connect with the audience, his impressive figure, his timeless style… are some of the reasons why Gregory Porter is rated among the best vocalists of contemporary Jazz…(More information)

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