Omar Puente and Ilario Ferrari: Mediterranean Meets Cuba

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  • We are glad to welcome back this very special duo after their sold out shows in 2023. Internationally renowned for his masterful performances in a variety of musical styles, Cuban Jazz violinist Omar Puente and Italian pianist, singer and composer Ilario Ferrari present “Mediterranean meets Cuba”.

    A mix of new original tunes and classics from the Latin Jazz tradition, They will be taking you on a journey from Cuba, the shores of south Italy and back, exploring the common ground and new possibilities that come from the encounter of the afro-cuban Jazz tradition and the Mediterranean Culture.


    “Omar Puente’s contribution to 20th and 21st century violin playing has now become legendary. His generous nature, his commitment to good music, his enjoyment of life and his respect for his colleagues are all characteristics which make him a true violin great” – Nigel Kennedy

    “..This marks his graduation to a bandleader, arranger and composer to match the accomplished soloist” – Jazzwise on “Best Foot Forward” by Omar Puente

    “..A mixture of experimental jazz, modern classical music and Yoga…The music of the trio sounds dreamy, romantic….bright as if they were trying to capture the Italian sun” – Alexia Foelsch German blogger 2022

    “The combination of improvisational jazz, the Indian and European classical traditions and a modernist even cinematic approach to the compositions and performances is really quite something special and perfectly realised.” – Justin Turford for Truth and Lies Magazine on “Be yourself” 2023

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