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Maurizio Grondona

Refined, soulful, captivating…..these are just some of the words fans use to describe the inspired contemporary jazz of The Maurizio Grondona Group. Making their debut on the Italian scene in 1987 with ‘On My Road’, the group is led by singer, guitarist and composer Maurizio Grondona, a native of Bari (southern Italy on the Adriatic coast). Influenced by numerous American jazz greats including Wes Montgomery, Pat Metheny and Al Jarreau, Maurizio also counts among his mentors hip-hop/soul acts such as Grammy winners, The Roots (Jimmy Fallon’s House Band) and the late renowned producer, J Dilla (De La Soul, Busta Rhymes and Erykah Badu)

Looking at the Sea

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2020
Track listing: D.Brown; Looking at the Sea; Flying Penguin; Optimistic; Say Goodbye.


Maurizio Grondona Displays Virtuoso Guitar Playing On New Release

Maurizio Grondona Displays Virtuoso Guitar Playing On New Release

One of the first things that you might notice about this release is the highly sophisticated approach to guitar. Unlike many other virtuosos of the instrument, Maurizio Grondona knows how to keep things simple. He never overplays and it feels like every note is right there where it should be. This is actually something that’s not ...


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