ELEONORA DAMIZIA TRIO

  • Eleonora Damizia

  • Simon Morris

  • Michele Montolli

20160310

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Eleonora Damizia

Eleonora is a talented Italian Singer and Songwriter based in London. After several tv appearances at RAI 2, the most important Italian television broadcasting organization,she is rapidly putting her sophisticated stamp on the London jazz and pop scene. She had performed in many leading London nightspots , such as The Ronnie Scott Bar, the Jazz After Dark, The Intercontinental hotel Park Lane, the Supper Club in NottingHill. She also sang with Robin Banerjee, guitarist of Amy Winehouse,at the Fashion Playground organized by Vogue at the Westfield Shopping Centre in Shepherd Bush, And she did a tournée with the famous Italian artist Katia Ricciarelli in 2010. She has been very productive as a songwriter during the last year and she is also collaborating with London songwriters, focusing on her own music project. Her influences: Eva Cassidy , Billie Holiday, Julie London, ella fitzgerald, Diana Krall, Joss Stone, Norah Jones, whitney Houston. She got a BA degree And a MA degree at La Sapienza University in Rome and Warwick University about Languages and literature, studying and speaking fluently English, French and German. Willing to Have a deep understanding about Lyrics, she Focused her dissertation on analyzing jazz And pop lyrics Written by the most important American and British artists.

Simon Morris

Since completing hisMaster Degree: Music Performance in2011, Simon has been performing extensively in venues such as the Royal AlbertHall and Blenheim Palace. He is most comfortable in Jazz, Latin and Contemporarystyles. He has performed for Trevor Horn,Craig David and former Jimi Hendrix manager Dave Robinson. Simon is also a keen composer, with recent activityon Julien Temple’s Rio 50 Degrees (2014)and Masterchef. He is currentlyworking with composer Paul Lewis.

Michele Montolli

Born in Verona in 1986. At 8 years old he took up classical violin at the Conservatory in Verona. In his early teens he switched to electric bass and started to play in several local bands (rock, blues, reggae). At the age of 17 he studied classical double bass at the Conservatory in Verona, later taking up jazz double bass in Austria at the University for Music in Graz ( Wayne Darling's class), graduating in 2009. He took part in workshops led by jazz artists such as Adam Nussbaum, Ron McClur, Billy Hart, Dave Liebman, Don Menza, Klaus Reible, and Siegi Feigl. He has performed at the Verona Jazz Festival in 2006 and at many others around Europe and Balkan Penisula. Currently he's based in London and involved in world music and jazz projects - , Amira kheir, knoel Scott , PATARUCO.