Marzio Scholten Group
Straight-ahead jazz - Bop - Modern Creative
Floris van der Vlugt (sax); Marzio Scholten (guitar); Randal Corsen (piano); Lucas Dols (double bass); Bob Roos (drums).
Fri 10 July 2009 17:45 - 18:45 Volga
In the Netherlands, the Spanish born guitarist Marzio Scholten isregarded as a top talent. This is largely due to his debut CDMotherland that he released in the summer of 2008. On this albumyou can hear what a fantastic soloist Scholten is. Critics praisehis playing, and the structure and narrative lines of his solos areespecially striking. The powerful themes of his compositions alsomake this guitarist unique. Scholten was taught at the AmsterdamConservatory of Music by Jesse van Ruller and Martijn van Itterson.The highly lauded pianist Randal Corsen plays on Motherland and hewill also be part of the line-up at the festival. Corsen won anEdison Jazz Award (Dutch Grammy Award) in 2004 for his albumEvolushon.