“A warm-hearted showcase for Bruno’s musicianship and considerable skills as a composer that grips from first to last”
Mike Hobart, jazz critic – Financial Time
“An exuberant debut!”
“A strong, melodic player with a fresh compositional approach”
The word Vesuviana has a double meaning: it is a train line connecting Naples to a string of towns around Mount Vesuvius, and it is also a word used to describe a connection and a sense of belonging to the region around Naples.
This album is a celebration of where my journey has taken me, as an Italian-born musician moving to London to find my own path and my own voice through jazz. At the same time, it is a celebration of my roots, of the musical traditions that came through Naples, of the beautiful and flowing melodies I grew up around, which naturally influence my writing...
Naples-born Bruno D’Ambra is a sought-after pianist and session-keyboard player. After moving to London in 2000…
Recorded at the Bunker by Haydn Bendall, the album Vesuviana captures the beautiful interplay of these three dynamic musicians…