Tuesday 14th August 2012
“We haven't had anything like this in New York for over twenty years". Wynton Marsalis
The Ronnie Scott's Late Late Show!
MONDAY - THURSDAY 11pm-3am
FRIDAY - SATURDAY 1am-3am
ENTRY ON THE DOOR OR PREBOOKING MON-THURS
£10 in advance, £12 on the door, £6 Students (with ID), FREE entry to MU, Club members and main show ticket holders
In 1959, saxophonist Ronnie Scott opened the door to a small basement club in London’s west end where local musicians could jam. Today, it is one of the world’s most famous jazz clubs attracting packed houses and the biggest names in jazz and popular music and Ronnie Scott’s welcoming, stylish setting is also home to London’s coolest late night hang.
Each night Monday to Saturday, after the main act, Ronnie Scott’s presents the Late Late Show, where some of the UK’s finest jazz talents take to the stage for a late night blowing session.
B i o g r a p h y
Luca Boscagin is a guitarist and composer and arranger.
After studying in Verona (Italy) with Dodo Castelli he developed his interest in improvisation and took several lessons with two of the foremost italian guitarists: Tolo Marton and Sandro Gibellini.
His major musical influences were: Led Zeppelin, Genesis, E.L.P, King Crimson, Wishbone Ash, Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix, Albert king and others.
Then he started listening to jazz, coming across artists such as: Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wes Montgomery, Herbie Hancock and many many others.
During his career he recorded two albums with the band "Jazzbreakers" (with R. Bonisolo, P. Birro, L. Conte, W. Paoli), in which he re-arranged famous rock songs, and three albums as a leader (Touch and Go-Azzurra music 2005 and Four Steps-Off Limits 2008) and "Playground", released in march 2013.
He also recorded many other albums as a sideman with several artists like Alan Farrington, Francesco Bearzatti, and in the pop contest with the italian singer Drupi (Fuori target) and Omar Pedrini (Pane Burro e medicine).
He played in various festival in Italy and Europe with musicians like: Eliot Zigmund, Gianni Basso, Sonny Fortune, Mauro Negri, Larry Coryell, John Abercrombie, John Wetton (King Crimson) and many others.
In 2008 Luca performed in Rio de Janeiro (Brasil), where he recorded at the Radio Mec for the program "Mec Instrumental" with Paolo Andriolo and Frank Casale.
Tell us what you think of Luca Boscagin Trio presented by Alex Garnett below..