Filippo Dall’Asta is an Italian Gypsy jazz guitarist, composer, bandleader and arranger, mixing the sounds of Gypsy jazz with bebop and classical music, to forge his own style of progressive guitar playing.
Filippo began playing at the age of 5 in Parma, Italy, and studied music in his native country as well as Germany, France, Holland and India.
In 2010, at the age of 23, he arrived in the UK. He has toured and recorded with hundreds of artists such as Stochelo Rosenberg, Mozes Rosenberg, Lollo Meier, Giacomo Smith, John Wheatcroft, Duved Dunajevsky, Rares Morarescu, Gypsy Dynamite, Harp Bazaar, Tara Minton (Björk), Mehboob Nadeem, The Onironauts and many more. His touring resume covers Germany, India, Italy, France, Spain, England, Malta and Russia, with notable appearances at The Royal Albert Hall, the House of Parliament, the Tower of London, the Union Chapel, and many festivals in France and Italy.
Filippo released his first solo album in December 2018: “Mediterasian”, innovative album featuring over 20 musicians in which the erratic energy of Gypsy jazz combine with the meditative sonorities of Indian music.
The album was praised as “one of the best instrumental albums of 2018” by LA Music Critic Awards.
In 2020, for his side project “Gypsy Dynamite”, Filippo releases an album of 10 original songs fusing Gypsy Jazz, Bebop, Latin and Mediterranean melodies:
The album received several rave reviews amongst which “An irresistable and unforgettable charm” by Jazz Journal UK.