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Musician

Romeo Velluto

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Romeo Velluto is a session guitarist and composer with experience in theatre performances and function bands. His education makes him able to manage rock, blues, funky, bossa, latin other than jazz. He graduated at the Music Conservatoire of Milan, Jazz department. He released 2 albums of original music, mainly jazz mixed with mediterranean sounds coming from klezmer, greek music, other than latin (bossa and tango). He worked as session guitarist for for many independent artists in London and Italy such as Marie Naffah and Ama Wilde, Glenn Miller (Buena Vista Social Club) Cosimo Keita Cadore (Shakira, Zucchero, Lionel Richie) Vittorio Bianco (Albano, Tullio De Piscopo, Gino Paoli, Rita Pavone), Thunderstrick (Iron Maiden former). Thanks to his versatility, he played in such prestigious venues in London as Bull’s Head, Blue Note of Milan, plus a number of festivals, Tuscia Jazz and Umbria Jazz among these.

Album

Plectrum Jazz Guitar Solos

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2011
Track listing: Over the Rainbow; Topsy; As Time Goes By; Limehouse Blues; Saint Louis Blues; It's the Talk of the Town; The Sweetest Sounds; New Orleans; Black and Tan Fantasy; Stardust; There Will Never Be Another You; America the Beautiful.

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Frank Portolese: Plectrum Jazz Guitar Solos

Read "Plectrum Jazz Guitar Solos" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Solo jazz guitar is a harsh and unforgiving lover. The piano provides a more complete performance experience as a solo instrument for technical reasons, though this same completeness can be achieved on guitar by a precious few, talented enough to achieve such artistic parity. Add to this the stipulation that a plectrum (guitar pick) be used ...


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