Tommasso Starace Trio

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The Power of Three
Tommasso Starace Trio

Tommaso Starace was born in 1975 in Milano, Italy. Tommaso started playing the saxophone and studying music at the age of 18. He moved to the United Kingdom in 1994 where he graduated at Birmingham Conservatoire with a BMus first class honours and later at the Guildhall School Of Music and Drama with a Postgraduate Degree in jazz studies in the year 2000.

Tommaso has performed with some of the most respected jazz musicians including Paolo Fresu, Dave O'Higgins, Fabrizio Bosso, Billy Cobham, David Liebman, Kenny Wheeler, Stan Sulzmann, Paolo Pellegatti.

Tommaso last played at St Giles in December 2019 and by popular demand, this concert welcomes him back to Oxford with his trio. Enjoy the previews below!

"Staraces melodious originals offer good blowing potential for alto and soprano solos delivered in a cleanly articulate post-bop style reminiscent of Phil Woods" Jack Massarik

'La sezione ritmica che lo accompagna lo fa in modo egregio e moderno. oscillante fra neoclassicismi ed uno swing ispirato ai modelli americani, dando cosi all'album nel suo complesso una sua precisa individualita' che lo distingue da altre produzioni simili'. Vittorio Lo Conte - (

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