Eddy Palermo

Biography

JAZZ GUITAR, FIRST CYCLE ACADEMIC COURSES' JAZZ ENSEMBLE , PRE-ACADEMIC JAZZ LAB
Eddy Palermo
Eddy Palermo chitarrista di fama internazionale di formazione jazzistica, il suo stile è radicato nei classici della jazz guitar ma con una evoluzione del tutto personale.
Anche se ha sempre svolto un’attività come leader di Trio o Quartetto non mancano collaborazioni importanti con leggende del jazz come Chet Baker, George Coleman, Billy Smith, David Samborn, George Garzone , Tony Scot, Jim Hall, Bucky Pizzarelli, Joe Pass. Da quest’ultimo ha tratto una grande ispirazione per il “guitar solo”.

He has also collaborated with great Italian names such as Bruno Martino, Rosario Giuliani, Stefano Di Battista, Niky Nicolai, Nunzio Rotondo, Roberto Gatto, Romano Mussolini, Massimo Urbani and others.

Lover of bossa nova, in 1998 he moved a few years to Brazil where in addition to developing his own style, which is a fusion of jazz culture and Brazilian rhythms, he collaborated with some greats musician: Mauricio Einhorn (Batida Diferente), José Roberto Bertrami (Azimut), Roberto Menescal (O barquinho), Pery Ribeiro and Toninho Horta with whom he recorded an album "Brincando" followed by some concerts in Brazil and Italy; and, also in Italy, collaborated with great Brazilian artists including Rosalia De Souza.

He has participated in various international festivals such as Umbria Jazz (Perugia), Celimontana Jazz (Rome), Eddy Lang Jazz Festival (Isernia) and others in Italy and abroad such as Istanbul (1982) and Huston (2002).

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