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Bianca Gismonti Trio

Bianca Gismonti Trio (Brazil)

Bianca Gismonti's superb jazz-oriented piano trio music reveals a vigorous interaction and sensitivity. Her beautiful compositions come along with a rich brazilian rhythmic gesture, lyric harmonies and inspiring melodies.


Line Up:

Bianca Gismonti - piano
Antonio Porto - bass
Julio Falavigna - drums

On Stage: 3
Travel party: 4




Biography:

Bianca’s entire art was naturally born out of the affective bonds she ́s weaved throughout her life. As a due heiress of her father ́s musicality – the great composer, pianist and guitarist Egberto Gismonti - she started, at the ripe age of 15, to accompany him on tour around the world. During her musical college years, she befriended Claudia Castelo Branco, another young pianist, with whom would co-found “Duo Gisbranco” – growing into a successful eleven year career comprising of three albums, one DVD and extensive world-wide touring. Yet, the encounter with drummer/percussionist Julio Falavigna was bound to happen. Based on Bianca’s new compositions, they’ve taken their personal union over to the musical field, together conceiving and producing “Sonhos de Nascimento” (Dreams of Birth). Furthermore, from 2013 to 2014, they’d consolidate a trio format alongside bassist Antonio Porto, thus realizing a common sonic identification, touring South America (Brasil, Argentina, Uruguay), Europe (England, Austria, Spain and Portugal) as well as Japan (at the prestigious Cotton Club venue). Traveling from explorations towards solutions, the larve-like sleep of “Dreams of Birth” (“Sonhos de Nascimento”) blossoms unto the butterfly-ish free flight of “First Sky” (“Primeiro céu”), her second album released in 2015. This record had special apeearances by singer Jane Duboc and harmonica player José Staneck. In 2016, the same album was released by Impartment Records (Japan) and Quinton Records (Austria), allowing for a new round of tours over Europe, Africa and Asia, during which her new album which is to be released in 2018 - “Unveiling Seas” was recorded in Budapest, under Hunnia Records. All throughout, besides her own compositions, her fathers’repertoire remained part and parcel of her
soul, being somewhat always present during the performances. In this year, celebrating Egberto’s 70th Birthday, Bianca decided to put together a full set-list in his honour, with many of the compositions which became hallmarks of his career. Classics such as “Palhaço”, “Lôro”, “Água e Vinho”
and “Maracatu” are in this new show which has been captivating audiences worldwide in 2018 as well as a homonymous CD to be released by Hunnia Records in 2019.



Discography:

2008 Duo Gisbranco: Duo Gisbranco, 2008 (Delira Música)
2011 Duo Gisbranco: Flor de abril, 2011 (Delira Música)
2013 Bianca Gismonti: Sonhos de Nascimento, 2013 (Biscoito Fino)
2015 Bianca Gismonti Trio: Primeiro céu, 2015 (Fina Flor)
2016 Duo Gisbranco: Dez Anos, 2016 (Mills Records)
2018 Desvelando Mares (2018) - Hunnia Records
2019 Gismonti 70 (2019) - Hunnia Records



YouTube Videos:

Bianca Gismonti Trio live in Japan 2014

Bianca Gismonti Trio live in Brazil 2014

Bianca Gismonti Trio live in Brazil 2015

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