Eddy PalermoEddy Palermo

Internationally well-known guitarist with a jazz upbringing, his style is deeply-rooted in the classics of jazz guitar, but with a very personal evolution. Even if he has always worked as a leader of Trios and Quartets, he has also collaborated with jazz legends such as Chet Baker, George Coleman, Billy Smith, David Samborn, George Garzone, Tony Scot, Jim Hall, Bucky Pizzarelli, Joe Pass. From Joe Pass he received a great inspiration for the “guitar solo”.

 

He collaborated also with great Italian artists such as Bruno Martino, Rosario Giuliani, Stefano Di Battista, Niky Nicolai, Nunzio Rotondo, Roberto Gatto, Romano Mussolini, Massimo Urbani and many others.
Being a lover of bossa nova in 1998 he moves for a few years to Brazil where he developed his own style, which is a fusion between jazz culture and Brazilian rhythms. In Brazil he collaborated with famous artists of that style of music: Mauricio Einhorn (Batida Diferente), Josè Roberto Bertrami (Azimut), Roberto Menescal (O barquinho), Pery Ribeiro and Toninho Horta with whom he recorded the CD “Brincando” which was followed by concerts in Brazil and in Italy. In Italy he also collaborated with many great Brazilian artists, amongst whom Rosalia De Souza.He participated in many international festivals such as Umbria Jazz (Perugia), Celimontana Jazz (Roma), Eddy Lang Jazz Festival (Isernia) and others in Italy and abroad such as Istanbul (1982) and Huston (2002).