Antonio Forcione

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Last Show: Tuesday 5 th December 2017

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

The multi award-winning Antonio Forcione, acoustic guitarist, composer and talented artist, is a highly charismatic and inventive performer. The World acclaimed guitar master is delighted to be performing at PizzaExpress with his vibrant and original blend of jazz, Latin, African and flamenco sounds. He will be performing with Matheus Nova on Bass and Emiliano Caroselli on Percussion/Drums and they will be joined by Jenny Adejayan on Cello (only on Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th of December).

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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)

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. 

Band Lineup

Antonio Forcione (guitar) 

Matheus Nova (bass)

Emiliano Caroselli (percussion/drums)

Jenny Adejayan (Cello) - only on Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th of December