Antonio Forcione Quintet

with Special Guest Marta Capponi

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Last Show: Friday 6 th December 2019

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Antonio takes the guitar to new levels of expression and his numerous awards around the world are a testimony to his genius. Be prepared to both laugh and be moved as he celebrates the unexpected elements in life with delicacy, humour and not least, passion. International tours have brought high critical acclaim from as far as Australia and Hong Kong to Russia, the Caribbean, USA and all over Europe. His albums have variously topped UK and international Jazz charts and he has shared the stage worldwide with some of the world’s most accomplished musicians.

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"Forcione is mesmerizing .. passion, grace and fire"

The Times

“A performer of world class status ... forceful and with an enviable technique, he takes the guitar to new levels of expression combining its melodic powers with dramatic percussive effects. Forcione boldly goes where no guitarist has gone before and the results are quite spectacular ... miss him at your peril”. The Stage

You have a beautiful touch” Sir Paul McCartney 

Possessing the skill, flair and stunning technique of Paco de Lucia and John McClaughlin, with the looks of a low rent middle-aged gigolo” Omid Djalili

That is beautiful” Stevie Wonder

A slick and impressive show” British Theatre Guide (5 stars)

Marta Capponi

Marta Capponi is a sensational italian singer based in London. Her jazz background allows her to explore fearless the world of improvisation that she combines with her Mediterranean roots creating mind-blowing and evocative melodies. Marta’s tone is lush and sensual with an impeccable vocal technique she shows a wide range of colours and dynamics. Marta brings on stage energy, pathos and a deep level of connection with music that she’s able to share and communicate with the audience, is not difficult to see why she is making waves and having a big impact on the London and European music scene. Amongst her collaborations we can find names such as Antonio Forcione, Bobby Dhuram, Gilad Atzmon, Enzo Zirilli, Luca Boscagin, Femi Temowo, Adriano Adewale, Marcelo Andrade, Fabrizio Bosso, Javier Girotto,Giovanni Mazzarino, Bill Saxton, and many, many more.

Band Lineup

Antonio Forcione (guitars)

Jenny Adejayan (cello)

Matheus Nova (bass)

Emiliano Caroselli (drums & percussion)

Marta Capponi (voice)