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Of his live performances, one critic referred to the “refreshingly clean, quicksilver beauty of Maciek Pysz’s guitar”. As well as being the leader of his own groups, Maciek works with other projects, including two in France.
His recent lineups include a drumless quartet and a duo with pianist Ivo Neame. He also plays with the Julian Costello Quartet which recorded an album recently and as duo with ECM artist Daniele di Bonaventura. This summer he appears at three festivals in France and one in the UK with Inwardness, a trio with Davy Sur and David Amar.
A guitarist with over twenty-five years playing on both sides of the Atlantic, in the late 90s Gianluca Corona began a collaboration with Sardinian singer Andrea Parodi which led to a tour and a live recording with guitar legend Al Di Meola and Israeli singer Noa, among many other Italian and international artists. Gianluca teaches at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance.
“Only two guitars, yet so many textures, changes and different emphasis...it is beautiful, gentle, swaying and atmospheric at the same time...The openness of the textures and clarity of the notes is inspirational.” Sammy Stein, Something Else