Tue June 5, 2018

Franco Luciani (ARG) / Luciano Supervielle (URY)

Franco Luciani: harmonica
Luciano Supervielle: piano

Instrumentalist, composer, vocalist and harmonica interpreter Franco Luciani is considered by Argentine critics and the media to be one of the most remarkable and talented musicians of the new generation. Born in Rosario (Santa Fe, Argentina), in 1981, he started out studying drums and percussion. He attended the National University of Rosario [Universidad Nacional de Rosario], the Municipal School of Music [Escuela Municipal de Música], and the Provincial School of Music [Escuela Provincial de Música] in his hometown, graduating from this last institution with the nationally validated degree of Music Teacher Specialized in Symphonic and Drum Percussion. However, he ultimately carved out a professional career as a harmonica player, covering all types of harmonicas, but specializing in the chromatic one. He is an exponent of Argentine popular music, both rural and urban (folk music and tango, respectively). This inclination led him to compete in the Pre-Cosquín Contest of the Cosquín National Folklore Festival in 2002, where he was the winner in the ‘Instrumental Soloist’ category, and then granted the 2002 Cosquín Best New Artist Award [Premio Revelación Cosquín]. This festival, in which Franco has taken part non-stop since then, is considered to be the most important festival of Argentine folk music, and one of the main folklore festivals in Latin America.

That was the beginning of his professional career, which is growing constantly and has led him to perform extensively with his various groups, both throughout his native country and abroad (...) (Pressetext)

Luciano Superville is an uruguayan musician born in France, member of Bajofondo Tango Club (2 Oscar Winner/ Gustavo Santaolalla) and former pianist of Jorge Drexler (Oscar Winner). He will be doing some gigs in Europe from next May 11th to June 30th 2018 with a new solo piano show "Suite for piano and veiled pulse" in which put together a collection of classic piano pieces through a subtle accompaniment of electronic programming and synthesizers creating a distinct and unique “Fusion Style” combining compositional classical music + traditional roots sounds from Argentina & Uruguay as tango, candombe and milonga + new tendencies in electronic music. (Pressetext)