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Raffaele Bizzoca

Music

Overview

  • Versatile jazz act
  • Excellent repertoire of jazz standards such as Autumn Leaves, Girl from Ipamena and Summertime
  • Performs solo as standard and can be booked as a duo or trio double bass and vocals

Location

The act is based in Southend on Sea and Westcliff and will happily travel for events.

Standard Set Times

  • Three 45 minute sets with 15 minute breaks

About this Act

Rafael Bizzoca enjoys playing the jazz standards in a variety of styles and his music can be upbeat and lively, often with Latin-tinged rhythms or can be more laid back. Th act is suited to intimate venues as solo background or Duo with Sax or Double Bass, Singer or Trio as well.

The repertoire is always evolving and being up-dated so that It has a rich variety of songs to offer and he is happy to accept requests in advance. Raffaele has played at a variety of venues and festivals for a variety of events. He can invoke the traditional sounds of the 30's to the 70's, but can also reinterpret the repertoire to give a more modern, contemporary feel.

Set List

Autumn Leaves - Johnny Mercer
My Favourite Things - Richard Rodgers
Nature Boy - Eden Ahbez
This Masquerade - Leon Russell
Misty - Errol Garner
Georgia on my Mind - Hoagy Carmichael
Fly me tot the Moon - Bart Howard
Blue Moon - Richard Rodgers
The look of Love - Burt Bacharach
Meditation - Antonio Jobim
Desafinado - A. Jobim
Girl from Ipanema - A. Jobim
Summertime - G. Gershwin
You go to my Head - J. Coots
All Blues - Miles Davis
Come Rain or Come Shine - J. Mercer
Ain't no Sunshine - Bill Whiters
Just the two of us - Grover Washington
All of me - Simons and Marks
Round Midnight - Thelonious Monk
Black Coffee - Paul Webster
Over the Rainbow - Harburg and Arlen
Angel Eyes - Matt Dennis
One note Samba - A. Jobim
Sway - Beltran and Gimbel
A night in Tunisia - Dizzy Gillespie
I've got you under my skin - Cole Porter
Lover man - Jimmy Davis
Sunny - Bobby Hebb
The man I love - George Gershwin
Black Orpheus - Luiz BonfĂ 
Just Friends - John Klenner
The Shadow of your Smile - Johnny Mandel
How Insensitive - A. Jobim
Triste - A. Jobim
Watch what happens - Michel LeGrand
Too young to go steady - Jimmy McHugh
Naima - John Coltrane
Summer Samba - Marcus and Valle
Samba de Orpheus - Maria and Bonfa
Body and Soul - Green
Soul Eyes - Mal Waldron
Ornithology - Charlie Parker
Donna Lee - Charlie Parker
Scrapple from the apple - Charlie Parker
Morning - Clare Fisher
The Jody Grind - Horace Silver
Speak no Evil - Wayne Shorter
Jazz & Samba - A. Jobim
You don't know what love is - Raye
What are you doing the rest of your life - Michel LeGrande
Nardis - Miles Davis
A foggy Day - Gershwin
My foolish heart - Washington and Young
Little Boat - R. Menescal
Four - Miles Davis
Moon and Sand - Wilder and Palitz
Satin Doll - D. Ellington
In walked bud - Thelonious Monk
Maiden Voyage - H. Hancock
Alice in Wonderland - Fain and Hilliard
Blue in green - M. Davis
My little blue shoes - C. Parker
Lonely Woman - Horace Silver
Green on Dolphin Street - Kaper and Washington
Softly as a morning sunrise - Hamerstein and Romberg
St.Thomas - Sonny Rollins
Stella by Starlight - Victor Young
Mambo Inn - Bauza, Sampson and Woodlen
Besame mucho - Carlos Velazquez
Take Five - Paul Desmond
Solar - M. Davis
Recordame - Joe Henderson
Gentle Rain - Louis Bonfa
Corcovado - A. Jobim
Favela - A. Jobim
Alone Together - Dietz and Schwartz
Beautiful Love - Victor Young
Memories of tomorrow - Keith Jarrett
Love Theme (from Spartacus) - Jerry Goldsmith
Tristeza - A. Jobim
Agua de Beber - A. Jobim
Lonnie's Lament - John Coltrane
Nostalgia in Times Square - Mingus

Lineup

  • Solo jazz guitarist
  • Duo - Jazz Guitarist with Sax or Double Bass
  • Trio - Jazz Guitarist with Sax or Double Bass and singer

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