Gabriele Boggio Ferraris Quartet

Date: 
Mon Jun 24 8:15pm
Ticket Price: 
Free Admission

Presented as part of the Spotlight on Italy by Toronto Downtown Jazz, the Instituto Italiano di Cultura and I-Jazz, with support from the Italian National Tourist Board

Vibraphone player Gabriele Boggio Ferraris is a jazz musician from Milan, Italy. He was born in Milan in 1984 and began studying percussions since he was 11. He switched from drums to vibraphone when he was 21 and graduated at Conservatory of Music in Piacenza.

He met italian master Andrea Dulbecco in Milan and spent three years studying with him.

He has performed with several artists including Hindi Zahra, Roy Paci, Ludovic Beier, Jorge Bosso, Stochelo Rosenberg. Massimo Manzi, Danilo Gallo, Maurizio Brunod, Stefano Bagnoli, and more.

He was ranked for seven consecutive years (2010,'11,'12,'13,'14,'15,'16) among the best Vibraphonist in Italy in the prestigious JAZZIT Awards.

He has published three albums as a leader, the latest "Penguin Village" has received stunning reviews from several Jazz Magazines. He has performed in several of the most important venues and festival in Italy like Eddie Lang Jazz Festival, Torino Jazz Festival, AreaM, Blue Note Milano and many more.

His Album "Django's Roots" has been awarded among the best italian record in 2013 for JAZZIT Magazine.

He has funded a brand new record label called UR Records to produce his own music but also to help musicians to have their own space in music industry.

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