GUY SALAMON GROUP
GUY SALAMON - DRUMS & COMPOSITION
ALISTAIR PAYNE - TRUMPET
IAN CLEAVER - TRUMPET
JOSÈ SOARES - ALTO SAX
LUCAS MARTINEZ - TENOR SAX
TEIS SEMEY - GUITAR
YOUNGWOO LEE - PIANO
BRODIE JARVIE - BASS
ABOUT THE GROUP
“...rising stars in the new generation of jazz in Europe...'' the Guy Salamon Group is an international, award winning band led by Israeli drummer and composer Guy Salamon and features 8 musicians from all around the world including Israel, The Netherlands, Denmark, Scotland, South Korea, Catalonia and Portugal.
Their music is full of surprises, creative stories, high energy, humor and sincerity. The debut album, ‘Unfollow The Leader’ has just been released and consists of all original new music: “...crossing genres, wildly mixing styles, merging joy with pain and chaos with silence”.
The band, currently based in Amsterdam, has won the 1st prize at the prestigious Keep an Eye The Records competition in 2018 and has been invited to perform at the North Sea Jazz Festival 2021 (Rotterdam), Jazzahead! 2021 (Bremen), Athens Jazz Festiva, Sudtirol Alto Adige (Bolzano, Italy), Fira B! (Mallorca) and Bimhuis (Amsterdam) among many others.
They have been collaborating with top Dutch jazz artists such as Reinier Baas and have been featured in a full length documentary about the new jazz scene in Amsterdam entitled ‘Red Light Solo’.
The Guy Salamon Group are currently on tour, celebrating the release of their album 'Unfollow The Leader' and are planned to go on tour again in 2021-22.
UNFOLLOW THE LEADER
The following Guy Salamon Group concerts are postponed to 2021 due COVID-19:
Jazzahead! European Jazz Meeting - Bremen, Germany
Athens Technoplis Jazz Festival - Athens, Greece
Prevenza Jazz Festival - Greece
BIMHUIS - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Sudtirol Alto Adige - Bolzano, Italy
North Sea Jazz Festival - Rotterdam, Netherlands