Fri 10 - Sun 19 November 2017
Mark Guiliana jazz quartet
LONDON Ronnie Scott’s
47 Frith Street, Soho
"A drummer around whom a cult of admiration has formed" (New York Times), Mark Guiliana has earned international acclaim for his innovative and creative style
Mark Guiliana - drums
Jason Rigby - tenor sax
Fabian Almazan - piano
Chris Morrissey - bass
Mark Guiliana is an acclaimed drummer, composer, educator, producer and founder of the independent record label, Beat Music Productions; through which, he will release both My Life Starts Now and Beat Music: The Los Angeles Improvisations as a bandleader later this year.
His forward-thinking, conceptual approach to the instrument is also featured in Mehliana, the electric duo featuring Brad Mehldau on keyboards and synthesizers. The group´s highly anticipated debut album, Taming the Dragon (Nonesuch), was released on Nonesuch in 2014.
Over the past decade, Guiliana´s extensive touring has taken him across six continents with artists including Meshell Ndegeocello, Gretchen Parlato, Avishai Cohen, Matisyahu, Lionel Loueke, Now vs. Now, Dhafer Youssef, and his own groups, Beat Music and Heernt. He has also appeared on over 30 recordings to date.