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As part of XJAZZ Festival 2017 we present: Andrea Benini (Mop Mop) & Gianluca Petrella
A psychedelic journey with the aim to build a sound spectrum which will bring the listener into a dimension where time and space are a continuous pulsation.
Gianluca Petrella – trombone, effects, electric piano, moog
Andrea Benini – drums, electronic percussions, drum machine
Tickets 16,10 € (inkl. Gebühren):
Berlin-based Italian multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer ANDREA BENINI and international Trombone virtuoso GIANLUCA PETRELLA join their forces to explore the complexity and multiplicity of modern rhythm. A psychedelic journey with the aim to build a sound spectrum which will bring the listener into a dimension where time and space are a continuous pulsation.
Andrea Benini (born March 14, 1977), better known by his stage name Mop Mop, is an Italian musician and producer. He performs with his band as well as a DJ Worldwide. He achieved international recognition when he was included in the soundtrack of Woody Allen’s “To Rome With Love” in 2012. Mop Mop’s single “Run Around”, featuring Funk legend Fred Wesley on trombone and Anthony Joseph on vocals, has been charted as best dancefloor Jazz track of 2013 according to Red Bull Music Academy Germany.
Gianluca Petrella (born March 14, 1975) is one of the most talented trombonist all around the World (winner for two times of the “Down Beat Critics Poll” award as best rising star trombonist), his international collaborations include among others: Steve Swallow, Greg Osby, Carla Bley, Steve Coleman, Lester Bowie, Pat Metheny, Enrico Rava and the Sun Ra Arkestra directed by Marshall Allen. In the “Electronic Area” he has collaborated with Nicola Conte and recently stands the collaboration with Moritz von Oswald and Ricardo Villalobos.