Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkokwelcome the first Italian jazz duo of 2019, the Petrella & Mirra Duo, to The Living Room, home of many talented international jazz musicians. The Italian duo will perform for one night only on Thursday March 7.
Gianluca Petrella is considered one of the world’s best young jazz trombonist. In 2001 he won Italy’s “Django d’Or Award” as well as the Musica Jazz annual critics poll as “Best Young Talent”. In 2006 and 2007, he also achieved Down Beat magazine’s award for “Best Emerging Artist”. He has worked with numerous top musicians including Pat Metheny, Jimmy Owens and Carla Bley. Gianluca, who is influenced by Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington and Sun Ra, uses modern techniques such as loops and sound effects in his performances.
Pasquale Mirra is one of the most exciting vibraphonists in the Italian and international jazz scene today. For three consecutive years he was named “Best Italian Vibraphonist” by Jazz It magazine. He has collaborated with great improvisers such as Michel Portal, Jeff Parker, and Michael Blake, and regularly performs in America and Europe with distinguished American percussionist, Hamid Drake. Pasquale is also the founder of Bassesfere Collective, a cultural association based in Bologna that promotes the development and the spread of the improvised music and research.
Together, these incredible Italian musicians form the Petrella & Mirra Duo. Appearing at The Living Room for one night only, they will perform two sets from 20:00 – 20:45 hours and 21:00 – 21:45 hours.
The Living Room is famous for hosting some of the most respected musicians on the jazz scene, including Grammy Award winners. Each evening, sophistication is the name of the game. Tasteful décor, a sweeping bar, comfortable armchairs and sofas, subdued lighting, fine wines and enticing menu of delicious light bites, ensure The Living Room hits all the right notes.
Don’t miss the Petrella & Mirra Duo’s unique take on jazz on Thursday March 7, only at The Living Room!
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