Allen Giardinelli

from 630 CHF

Musician - The guitar stylings of Allen Giardinelli - Gypsy Jazz, Delta Blues & Beyond!

What we offer

 

Six string virtuoso Allen Giardinelli has been playing music for 3 decades and throughout 35 countries. Melding the Gypsy Jazz guitar stylings of Django Reinhart with his lifelong love of Mississippi Delta blues to develop a unique style of his own, tinged with rock and Americana influences. Whether he is stompin the blues on his tri-cone resonator with a bottleneck while singing Robert Johnson tunes in a biker bar, or playing jazz standards at a formal gathering Allen Giardinelli will effortlessly cover everything with a unique style & amazing technique that will add an undeniably cool flair to your event.
Allen Giardinelli's expansive love of music combines with his formidable talent to engage and surprise audiences wherever he plays.

Members number: 1

Spoken languages: English, Italian

Starting point: Zürich (CH)

We travel up to: 500 km

Allen can perform solo - Creating a full "1 man band" sound with Guitar, Percussion, Vocals and a loop pedal. He is also available to tour and perform as a duo, trio, quartet or quintet including the following instrumentalists - Violin, Upright Bass, Vibes, 2nd guitar, Clarinet, Harp. You can assemble a line-up that best suits your venue/event & budget.

Suitable for: Corporate Event, Wedding, Birthday, Club Event, Festival, Religious Ceremony, Ceremony, Seasonal Event, Background Music

Sound System: We have our own sound system up to 200 people

Lights system: We don't have one

Price from 630 CHF to 1500 CHF

Cancellation policy: Standard

To perform, we need: Allen Requires only an electrical outlet.

Over the years Allen has performed at countless festivals, as well as small venues and gatherings. Too many to list here, but most recently - Cycle Oregon event - Oregon Coast. The Utah Arts Festival - SLC Utah. The Hault Center - Eugene Oregon. The Boulder CO Jazz Festival. The Hotel Monaco - Portland Oregon. Galleria Borghese - Rome Italy
Allen has so much music in his head It would be impossible to provide a set list!
His repertoire is spontaneous & based on audience mood and Requests.
Here are a few artists Allen covers -

Jazz - Django Reinhardt, Count Basie, Ela Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Cole Porter, Billie Holiday, Chet Baker, Etta James, Stan Getz, Jao Gilberto, Ray Charles, Diana Krall, Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Chet Atkins, Les Paul, Joe Pass.

Blues/Americana - Robert Johnson, Blind Wille, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Bessie Smith, Muddy Waters, B.B. King, Ledbelly, Charley Patton & Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Cat Stevens, The Beatles, Neal Young, and many many others
Allen Giardinelli has been playing music for 3 decades and throughout 35 countries. He began performing at a young age, both in the recording studio and on stage, and by the time he was in his early teens he'd acquired a proficiency in multiple musical genres, playing music full time and also touring with several bands.

Al discovered and developed a consuming interest in gypsy jazz, particularly the music of Django Reinhardt. Today Al has melded this interest with his lifelong love of Mississippi Delta blues to develop a unique style of his own, tinged with rock and Americana influences.

Performing with a duo, trio, quartet or quintet and also solo (using a loop pedal) His versatile skill with multiple instruments and expansive love of music combine with his formidable talent to engage and surprise audiences wherever he plays.