Giovanni Guidi

Born in Foligno 1985, meets Enrico Rava during a Workshop in Siena. Rava notices his talent and decides to include him in “Rava Under 21” project, that would become “Rava New Generation” after a little time. With this group Guidi will record two CDs , in 2006 and in 2010, for “ESPRESSO” magazine.

At the moment, beyond the partnership with Gianluca Petrella and the long time collaboration with Enrico Rava (PM Jazz Lab – Tribe), his own personal trio with Luca Aquino and Michele Rabbia “Thanks For The Fire”, the duo “Netsuke” with Daniele Di Bonaventura (bandoneon), Guidi is always leader of his own groups as his new quartet with the trumpet player Mirco Rubegni, the bassist Joe Rehmer and the drummer Fabrizio Sferra.

He took part to a very large number of important jazz festivals all around the world. We may mension Umbria Jazz, Vicenz New Conversation, Zurich Nu Jazz, Umbria Jazz Balcanic Windows, Stavanger Mai Jazz, Jazzlandia, Noth Sea Jazz Festival, San Francisco Jazz Festival, Molde Jazz, Portland Jazz Festival, and many others. Moreover , he performed in many clubs and theatres in New york, San Paolo, Rio De Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Brasilia, Slavador De Bahia, Berlino, Parigi, Londra, Monaco, Dublino, Seoul, Hong Kong.

His first album as a leader is “Tomorrow Never Knows”, recorded by the japanese label VENUS, receiving five stars in a review by the “Swing Journal” magazine.

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