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THE MUSICIANS

Christian Vinciguerra

(Keyboards and Vocals)

His father being a musician,, Christian was lucky to start Classical Piano lessons at the age of 11. 11 years of age. Having graduated from the Cuneo Conservatory of music, he continued lessons with Massimo Del Pra, a highly skilled Jazz and Contemporary music specialist from Italy . He founded the Running Birds and moved to Nice in 1998. Renowned throughout the Riviera, The Band soon became one of the most renowned Rock Groups of the French Riviera. His greatest inspiration is without a doubt le legendary John Lord (Deep Purple), an essential part of Christian's initiation to a certain Vintage style which is one of his main assets. His Inspiration grows everyday for Artists like Rick Wakeman (Yes), Patrick Fariselli (Area) or Flavio Premoli (PFM), among whom he hopes to mirror someday. Some Highlights of his career include : opening for Deep Purple/ Status Quo/ Scorpions/ ZZ Top and an exclusively recorded Album with Mr. Ian Paice himself, Deep Purple Drummer. In the likes of Merry Mood's Concept, Christian Vinciguerra finally decides he wants to continue music in a branch where he can visit new Styles of playing while sustaining Performance-Quality, demonstrating Empathy and creating a fun Atmosphere for all..

Beatrice Borletti

Beatrice Borletti

Having lived in France, in Australia and in the USA, Beatrice joins her first band when she is 17 years of age, and later joins Orchestral Bands, plays in Piano bars, in Big-Bands and in Pubs.
Very influenced by Janis Joplin, Ella Fitzgerald, Pink Floyd et AC/DC amongst some of the others, she is perfectly at ease with any style of music..

CHRIS CADILLAC

CHRIS CADILLAC

Chris Cadillac, guitarist and singer is multi-instrumentalist.
He lived in Australia and France and started music at the age of 6 years of age.
His influences have grown rapidly thanks to her musician father who introduced him to the Gypsy Kings, Santana, Michael Jackson, the Beatles, Deep Purple, Prince, the Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix and others.
His official website is here:
www.chris-cadillac.com

Eleanor Amerio

Eleanor Amerio

Born in Bordighera (Italy) in 1992, she starts studying modern singing at 11 years of age. Soon after she starts inscribing in contests, courses, concerts.
From 2012 she is made part of different Bands from Ponente Ligure (Hard to Find, Report), from the French Riviera (Wagg) and from Torino (Piemonte – Italy, featuring with Soul Nassau) with whom she plays in pubs, in festivals and for private events.
At the moment, she is in her final year of studying at DAMS (Music and Drama Spectacle, Art Discipline) at the University Turin.
Since of 2013 she has stepped into jazz while her influences remain pop/rock, Her jazz, and black-American music are mirrored with a touch of Amy Winehouse, Lauryn Hill, My.

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Luca Valenti

Luca Valenti

Born in Bordighera (Italy) in 1993, he started studying electric bass at the age of 14 years of age.

Luca took part in several bands in the Ponente Ligure Region of Italy and joined groups like Shout, Goodfellas, Report, with whom he plays in Italy and in France.

His favourite styles include Fusion, jazz, and funk.

Mauro Gepponi

Mauro Gepponi

M. Gepponi 18-12-1961, started playing Drums at he age of 13 after having heard’ Deep Purple's Smoke on the water , the song that made them Mauro's favourite group’. Other influences include’ Buddy Rich for his original swing style or Vinnie Colajuta for his global technique ’ ..

Chakib Erraissi

Chakib Erraissi

Percussionnist, dancer, Hip-Hop choreographer, R’n’B, Ragga. Always willing to create a great atmosphere and good Music, what ever the style might be (house, rock, funk…). His passion is : RYTHM !!! !!

Valeria Grains

Valeria Grains

  • Valeria Grani started playing at a very young age. She has played with several bands in her hometown only to find the Blenda blues band and finally be able to take her talent public throughout the Riviera . However, thanks to her versatility and professionalism she easily gets to manage several of her projects in different music styles : especially in jazz band 'Reddy Bobbio', or the 'Jazz Ambassadors' and 'West project orchestra', in reggae, pop and folk with Twisted family, Blessed Rebels. Music gives her wings, a sensation of total freedom that you can not help but feel each time she performs.

Alice Marini

Alice Marini

Graduated in violin at the Conservatory of Pavia(Italy), Alice joins Marini Jazz, initiated by two internationally renowned professors : Ramberto Ciammarughi (Italy) and Didier Lockwood (France).
She continues her classic dream with several chamber music ensembles : all Elicrisum Musicae and the duo with pianist Bianca Brecce, interpreting a subtle marriage between Baroque music and the music of the last century. She discovers Klezmer music and founds the Witz Klezmer Quartet.
Student in singing and composition, she wrote music for an Italian theater piece “So if you think it is” Pirandello.
Taking this great opportunity, she joined the Merry Mood orchestra in 2014, becoming the most eclectic joker of the project.

Kreis Moretti

Kreis Moretti

Singer pro since 1995 .

Despite mostly rock foundations laid alongside bands such as Running Birds ; Fox ; or Carmin , his main quality is his ability to s & rsquo; tune to the desired musical style, and to d & rsquo; give the most convincing possible result . This allowed him to & rsquo; integrate several major orchestras Maritime Alps such as & rsquo; orchestra Orient Express ; Orchestra Bay of Angels ; and & rsquo; Europa orchestra , bringing it to & rsquo; other style to his repertoire as the French and Italian variety ; Soul ; Jazz ; Latino ; etc …

Antoine Jourdan

Antoine Jourdan

Guitarist / singer . Antoine Jourdan played in different formations from 1996. The main:

Shandalaï: 2 demos, especially tour in Paris 1999 at 2001 whose Cithéa nova, Pirate Guinguette etc ... Toure kunda: tour in northern France and Paris. The fairies: 1 album: words of blood and 1 demo, tour throughout France to 2001 at 2005 whose Zenith Paris, Francofolies, the wind festival, etc ... F: of event group 2008 at 2013 offering various services ranging from wedding up & rsquo; to private parties of all types.

Marcos Arrieta

Marcos Arrieta

The emotional marriage of guitar playing and singing Marcos Arrieta has delighted audiences for over twenty years. Growing up in Peru, her Latina roots shine when he performed on stage. Expressive, émotionnel et parfois avec une touche d’humour, il crée l’atmosphère parfaite pour chaque occasion. Son premier album, Hoja Pálida, est sorti en 2008 et en 2015 son deuxième album sera prêt, résultat d’une fusion sublime de mélodies Latinos avec un soupçon de pop.

Gaetan Thomas

Gaetan Thomas

Gaëtan Thomas , est un batteur – Percussionnist & Dj Proféssionnel. Passionné de musique, il joue dans différentes formations , divers et variés au niveau des styles musicaux (ex: pop,folk,Soul , funk ,celtes, Electro ,Electro-Jazz), que l’on retrouve aussi dans ces sets en tant que ” DJ ” (Ancien Résident du Barrio Latino Nice, et en alternance avec la Siesta l’été dans les Années 2000 )…il aime mélanger les genres en recherchant la musicalité dans le Mix ,Music for him n & rsquo; no border …

Elodie Lepoutre

Elodie Lepoutre

Elodie Lepoutre, 33 years joined the Conservatory in & rsquo; age 6 years of age, and up & rsquo; his 18 years of age. Curious and influenced by musicians friends of different cultures, she learns a little more days, especially Cuban music, South American, and the gypsy style.