The quartet plays a repertoire ranging from great classics of the Italian swing era, made famous in the world by artists like Mina, Carosone, Buscaglione and many others, up to songs of contemporary composers and originals.
Not just a tribute to the great, but also a personal reading that reflects many influences that have characterized the evolution of jazz, from swing to various latin rhythms. All songs are rearranged specifically for this formation, leaving much room for improvisation, making every concert unique and engaging.
Matteo Zucconi - double bass
Eclectic bassist active in numerous formations, from jazz to contemporary music, exploring sound in many forms. This intense activity has taken him to play at festivals in Italy, USA, Germany, Poland, Austria, Spain, France, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland. In 2009 he won the international scholarship of the Global Music Foundation in Krk, Croatia.
Tommy Ruggero - drums
(Bologna, 1982) drummer and percussionist. A graduate of the Drummers Collective in New York. Plays concerts with ensembles of various kinds. He teaches drums and holds workshops of body percussion in Bologna and province. He has recorded with many famous Italian artists (Mina, Vasco Rossi, Laura Pausini, Renato Zero, The Flight, Francesco Renga). He is endorser of Vic Firth sticks and Paiste cymbals.
Tosca Zampini - vocals
Tosca Zampini was born in Ferrara in 1982, in a family where music was always very present. She starts to sing in a natural way at the age of 5-6 years and continues to do so to this day. She studied piano at the Conservatory G. Frescobaldi of Ferrara. Besides music, she also studies drawing and visual art and she has graduated in Art History. She collaborates with various groups singing in clubs and festivals throughout Italy and abroad.
Tolga During - guitar
Was born in Istanbul in 1977 but grew up on a small island in the north of Holland. He made his debute in 1999 with the CD “Bohemia” opening doors to national and international jazz festivals like Montreux, Bansko, Pori and Terrassa. He has recorded many CD's, including eight as a bandleader. He has conducted seminars in conservatories and jazz festival. His compositions have been used for films, television programs and documentaries around the world.