HIGHLY REGARDED GYPSY JAZZ GUITARIST AND WELL-LIKED UNCONVENTIONAL COMPOSER PUSHES THE BOUNDARIES OF MUSICAL STYLES BRINGING A NEW BLEND OF JAZZ, CLASSICAL AND WORLD MUSIC.
Gonzalo Bergara, well-liked through many countries by the significant impact into the Gypsy Jazz scene, shapes his musical style blending traditional Gypsy Jazz with his Argentine roots wisely harmonized with Classical style and a taste of Blues.
Performing onto the most prestigious stages of Festivals, Jazz Club and Theatres, his music and charisma has thrilled audiences of U.S, South America and Europe leading him to be an acclaimed International Composer and Performer.
“Gonzalo Bergara’s music exists in a way that very little music does. He has lavished such care on every phrase, built each arrangement with such lapidary precision and pared away anything extraneous, the music becomes sculpture.
It has weight, density, gravity. This is serious….and deeply moving.”
Editor’s Pick in Guitar Player Magazine, and Vintage Guitar Magazine
Los Angeles USA
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A Fresh take of Bergara’s greatest hits, a blend of styles, engaging sounds and improvisations whilst the depth of each composition and the charisma of the Sextet mesmerize the audience. Strong technic and top-notch musicality are at the core of their performances through which each member shows his own personality:
Leah Zeger proves that Violin can “Rock”! Her musical success story has been anything but conventional. Born and raised in Texas! Her eclectic range and professional experiences has literally included every musical style imaginable, as musician and composer. She has performed alongside music Icons, such as Hans Zimmer, on the most prestigious stages of USA, Latin America and Europe. Her live performances are a storm of musical creativity.
Max O’Rourke and Andrea Todesco shows that to hold the rhythm chairs for Gonzalo Bergara, would best have more in the pocket than just a solid “pompe”. American and Italian guitarists and composers with significant experiences into Gypsy Jazz and Jazz Music. With them on the stage, nobody will never lose the beat.
Maki Bergara, great personality on the stage, has begun his career as a drummer working between blues and rock music establishing collaborations that led him to perform alongside flourishing Blues names such as Jason Ricci. His talent brought him closer to the Cajon searching and shaping his new sounds through different musical experiences, approaching Jazz and World Music beside Gonzalo Bergara. Maki brings on the stage a cool breeze of powerful warm rhythms, lifting up melodies and vibes with impeccable improvisations.
Pete Thomas, particularly well known within the Gypsy Jazz circles of London, he is the bass voice! You can feel his sound into your stomach making up your goose-bump skin! His professional career moved effortlessly between, Folk, Bluegrass, Blues and Rock performed across many European countries, and recorded in each genre.
Anais Drago Italian violinist and composer, has developed her own sound practicing between the margins of Classical, Jazz, Rock and Avant-Garde sounds! Given her young age Anais is one of the most sought-after Italian Violin player, often on tour alongside Italian music Icons as well as performing her own music. In July 2019, she made her debut alongside Gonzalo Bergara at the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, captivating the audience performing great solos.