Steinway Festival 2017

Alex Wilson & Eliane Correa

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Two powerful forces on the Latin scene collide and collaborate on stage at the 2017 Steinway Festival for an explosive encounter. Established latin jazz pianist, Alex Wilson, fresh from touring the world with artists Ernest Ranglin and Malia will take a break from the studio to perform a one off concert with the new force on the scene - Eliane Correa, a young pianist who is taking the latin jazz world by storm, producing music for film & theatre productions in Europe and Cuba. Expect Cuban fireworks interspersed by deep piano reflections and keyboard explorations, all powered by Venezuelan percussionist Edwin Sanz and bass virtuoso Dimitris Christopoulos.

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£25.00

".. superb pianist .. he has a sweeping musical awareness and a formidable technique. "

John Fordham - The Guardian London

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Now based in Switzerland, Alex Wilson is one of the foremost keyboard players to come out of the UK.  He has travelled to sixty countries appearing with artists as diverse as Wynton Marsalis, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Ernest Ranglin, Marc Anthony, Cheo Feliciano, Jocelyn Brown, Courtney Pine, Hugh Masakela, Madou Sidiki Diabaté & DJ Snowboy.

 

Eliane Correa is a young Latina pianist, composer and arranger based between London, Havana and Barcelona; trained classically as a teenager at the Luxembourg Conservatoire, she went on to study at the renowned Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba, then relocating to London to where she has been working both as a bandleader for her 3 projects, Wara, En el Aire and Eli & La Evolucion, as well as working as a session musician for some of the UK’s top Latin bands (Osvaldo Chacón y su Timba, Rene Alvarez’s Cuban Combination) and backing internationally renowned Cuban artists such as Pedrito Calvo and Angel Yos. She is currently collaborating with a variety of artists ranging from vocal ensembles to Cuban hip-hop.