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Eleonora Strino

Eleonora Strino is recognized by critics as one of the most promising young talents in the international jazz scene.

The international jazz magazine “Jazz Guitar Today” featured her on the cover of its February 2020 issue, following features dedicated to musicians of the caliber of Peter Bernstein, Kurt Rosenwinkel, John Scofield, and other great guitarists of the current scene.
On March ’23, her educational book ‘Bebop Scales for Jazz Guitar’ was released worldwide. It was published by music educator ‘Fundamental Changes’ which Amazon describes as “the most important independent music publisher in the world.”

In May 2023, her first album as a bandleader was released, recorded live in Berlin in November 2021, alongside two jazz legends: Greg Cohen on double bass and Joey Baron on drums. The album is titled ‘I Got Strings’ and was produced by the renowned Italian record label Cam Jazz.
She presented the album at the Blue Note in Milan as a trio with Jason Brown and Darhyl Hall.
Eleonora has numerous collaborations with some of the best jazz musicians and maintains an active international concert schedule. She has toured and conducted masterclasses in Brazil, the Canary Islands, North America, Europe, and all Europe.

She is a permanent member of Dado Moroni’s quartet, produced by Auditorium Rai; Emanuele Cisi’s quartet with actor Filippo Timi, produced by Warner Bros; Greg Cohen’s trio; and the group “The Great Guitarist” alongside Ulf Wakenius and Martin Taylor. (The group was founded in ’73 by Barney Kessel, Charlie Byrd, and Herb Ellis, and she is the first woman to be part of it).
In addition to her performing career, she is actively involved in teaching. She has conducted workshops and seminars at the Conservatory of San Salvador in Brazil, Hemu (Conservatory of Lausanne) in Switzerland, Conservatoire Pierre Cochereau in Nice, France, the Conservatory of Tirana in Albania, and the Taller de Músics Conservatory in Barcelona.


Currently, she serves as a jazz guitar Professor at the Conservatory of Cosenza.


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Interview

Eleonora Strino: Leading The Way

Read "Eleonora Strino: Leading The Way" reviewed by Ian Patterson


Any young person who dreams of becoming a jazz musician surely imagines the romance of a bohemian life spent traveling the world, playing to appreciative audiences. But it is not an easy career path. It requires complete dedication and many years of study and practice. The economics are hardly enticing either. And life on the road, for weeks or months at a time, is not for everyone. Eleonora Strino knew she wanted to be a jazz guitarist when ...

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Album Review

Eleonora Strino: I Got Strings

Read "I Got Strings" reviewed by Ian Patterson


There comes a before-and-after moment in any jazz musician's career with their first album as a leader. For Neapolitan guitarist Elenora Strino, I Got Strings marks a transition of sorts, from band member on the projects of pianist Dado Moroni and saxophonist Emanuele Cisi, to headline grabber in her own right. In fairness, Strino has led her own trios since 2016, but it usually takes the solid currency of one's own album to make the wider world sit up and ...

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Eleonora Strino, Yussef Dayes, Erik Truffaz, Hernan Cassibba & More

Read "Eleonora Strino, Yussef Dayes, Erik Truffaz, Hernan Cassibba & More" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


After a couple of weeks focusing on some of our favorite tunes from the first half of the year here we are back on our night road to some of the most exciting new and upcoming releases, many of them with a cinematic and nocturnal vibe.Happy listening!Playlist Ben Allison “Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 Erik Truffaz “Route de nuit" Rollin' (Blue Note) 0:16 Host talks 3:51 Hernan Cassibba “Isolation Dance" Nuevos ...

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