SANDY PATTON &
ANTONELLO MESSINA

Jazz Duo


"The art of the duo"

"Sandy Patton is a world class jazz singer. Throughout her career she has performed with the greatest names in jazz history. Antonello Messina is a highly sought after and renowned musician on the international scene. A charismatic mix of voice and accordion exploring and reinterpreting the jazz standards repertoire and ranging in many more styles with elegance and great technical mastery. A duo capable of creating powerful interplay on stage, giving space to improvisation and musical exploration."

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Deutsch

Sandy Patton ist eine Jazzsängerin von Weltklasse. Während ihrer gesamten Karriere ist sie mit den größten Namen der Jazzgeschichte aufgetreten. Antonello Messina ist ein sehr gefragter und renommierter Musiker auf der internationalen Szene. Eine charismatische Mischung aus Stimme und Akkordeon, die das Repertoire der Jazz-Standards erforscht und neu interpretiert und mit Eleganz und großer technischer Meisterschaft in vielen weiteren Stilen auftritt. Ein Duo, das in der Lage ist, in der Bühne ein kraftvolles Zusammenspiel zu schaffen und der Improvisation und musikalischen Erkundung Raum zu geben.

Français

Sandy Patton est une chanteuse de jazz de classe mondiale. Tout au long de sa carrière, elle a joué avec les plus grands noms de l'histoire du jazz. Antonello Messina est un musicien très recherché et reconnu sur la scène internationale. Un mélange charismatique de voix et d'accordéon explorant et réinterprétant le répertoire des standards du jazz et s'ouvrant à de nombreux autres styles avec élégance et une grande maîtrise technique. Un duo capable de créer une puissante interaction sur scène, en laissant place à l'improvisation et à l'exploration musicale.

Italiano

Sandy Patton è una cantante jazz di livello mondiale. Nel corso della sua carriera si è esibita con i più grandi nomi della storia del jazz. Antonello Messina è un musicista molto ricercato e rinomato sulla scena internazionale. Un carismatico mix di voce e fisarmonica che esplora e reinterpreta il repertorio degli standard jazz, spaziando in molti altri stili con eleganza e grande maestria tecnica. Un duo capace di creare un grande interplay sul palco, dando spazio all'improvvisazione e all'esplorazione musicale.



Sandy Patton / Biography

By AM Agency | 01 Jul, 2019 | Impressions

Sandy Patton is the former Jazz Vocal Professor for the Jazz Department of the Hochschule der Künste in Bern, Switzerland. Her tenure of 18 years was quite distinguished. She studied voice at Howard University in Washington, D.C. and University of Miami, also touring with the University Of Miami Concert Jazz Big Band. Before joining the then Swiss Jazz School, she performed with some of the “Who’s Who” of Jazz. For three years touring with the legendary Lionel Hampton. Performing world wide in France, Germany, Switzerland, Abu Dhabi, Senegal, Mozambique, Russia/Siberia, Bolivia, South Korea.

Workshops and Master Classes:

Erlangen Jazz Workshops – Erlangen, Germany - Jazz Gesang-Meisterkurs & Competition – Munich, Germany - The Neue Jazz School – Munich, Germany - Jazz Meisterkurse – Vaduz, Lichtenstein - Stage Vocal – Rogues, France - Stage De Jazz Vocal – Laciota, France - Stage De Jazz Vocal – Au Belle Rouge, Marseille, France - Due laghi Jazz & Blues Workshop – Avigliana, Italy - Annual Jazz Vocal Stage – Imperia, Italy - The Bobby Durham Jazz Camp & Workshop -Isola Del Contone, Italy - Musiarte Conservatory of Music – Maputo, Mozambique - The American School – Maputo, Mozambique - Society of Music & Theatre – Nassau, Bahamas - Lenk Jazz Workshop – Lenk, Switzerland - Jazz Vocal Workshop – University at Daegu, South Korea.

Sandy has played and recorded with:

LIONEL HAMPTON, DIZZY GILLESPIE, PAQUITO D'RIVERA, JAMMY WOODY, AL GREY, BENNY DAILY, HARRY "SWEETS" EDISON, BUDDY TATE, SCOTT HAMILTON, CAB CALLOWAY, PAUL KÜHN, BOBBY DURHAM, FRANK OWENS, BOB CRANSHAW

...and many more.

Antonello Messina / Biography

By AM Agency | 01 Jul, 2019 | Impressions

The Italian and Swiss jazz composer, pianist and accordionist Antonello Messina is among the most appreciated and sought-after musicians of the new international jazz scene, on which he has been present as a soloist and sideman for several years now. As a leader, Antonello has released three albums: Azyiz, produced in 2006 by Dodicilune label, with the participation of Fabrizio Bosso, Ettore Fioravanti and Luca Lo Bianco; Polyfemo, released in 2013 by AM Music label, with the participation of John B. Arnold, Umberto Fiorentino, Luca Pirozzi and Michael Rosen; Hypothesis, produced in 2013 by Unit Records, with Silvano Borzacchiello and Luca Lo Bianco. Antonello has also participated in dozens of productions as a co-leader and sideman, recording film music and making productions at important theatres such as the Stadttheater in Bern and the Maag Halle in Zurich. His concert activity has taken him on tours throughout most of Europe, the Middle East and Japan. Antonello has collaborated with international musicians such as Paul McCandless and Zohar Fresco, as well as with various orchestras such as the Swiss Jazz Orchestra. He is currently working on a project as a soloist in which the accordion is the only protagonist in the reinterpretation of jazz standards.

Antonello has played and recorded with:

PAUL McCANDLESS, KENNY KOTWITZ, REGGIE JOHNSON, LARS DANIELSSON, MICHAEL ROSEN, JOHN ARNOLD, SANDY PATTON, UMBERTO FIORENTINO, NICOLA STILO, ZOHAR FRESCO, SURESH VAIDYANATHAN, MYSORE A CHANDAN KUMAR, ETTORE FIORAVANTI, MASSIMO MANZI, FABRIZIO BOSSO, DAVID KLEIN, RICCARDO TESI, ANTONELLO SALIS, JAVIER GIROTTO, LUCA PIROZZI, DUSAN NOVAKOV, MARCEL PAPAUX, NORBERT PFAMMATTER, WALTER KEISER, VINCENZO MANCUSO, GIANNI GEBBIA, LUCA LO BIANCO, CLAUDIO CUSMANO, MIMMO CAFIERO, FRANCESCO BUZZURRO, STEPHAN KURMANN, BAENZ OESTER, PATRICK PERRIER, YURI GOLOUBEV, DANIEL WOODTLI, OMRI HASON, FRANCIS COLETTA, DUDU PENZ, FABIAN KURATLI, SWISS JAZZ ORCHESTRA

...and many more.

Contact for Booking/Concert
Antonello Messina
Rue de la Samaritaine 23
1700 Fribourg - Switzerland
+41 (0) 76 479 40 64
antonellomessina69@gmail.com

Sandy Patton
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