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Fabrizio Graceffa
Information Discography Concerts schedule
Instrument(s) Guitar, Composer
Date of birth September 3, 1979
Place of birth La Louvière
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© Luigi Graceffa
 Current bands

Fabrizio Graceffa Band (Leader)      Fabrizio Graceffa Quartet "Gardens" (Leader)
CLEVJA Collective (Sideman)     

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Born in 1979 in Belgium, Fabrizio Graceffa started the guitar at 13. At 17, he plays with many rock and blues bands. Two years later he discovered jazz music.

At 19, he took some private lessons with guitar players Marco Locurcio and Paolo Loveri. In 1999, he attends some workshops with some jazz player like Pierre Van Dormael, Erwin Vann, Peter Hertmans, Jaques Pirotton, Mike Manieri… One year later he founded his first band as a leader “7ième Set”.

The same year he attends the Brussels Music Academy and tooked lessons with drummer Bruno Castellucci and the guitar player Paolo Loveri.

Then he joined the Luxembourg’s Conservatory and three years later he was graduated with a first prize in Jazz Guitar and Composition.

In 2004, he formed the Fabrizio Graceffa Quartet with drummer Herman Pardon, Boris Schmidt as bass player and the german trumpet player Peer Baierlein.

In 2010, he recorded his first album “Stories” with Belgian Label Mogno Music.
In 2011, he produced and recorded an EP with a rock band called Bes.
In 2012, he’s the sideman guitar of a French band from Paris “Lenox”.
With Lenox, he played during two years in Europe and attended some great festivals and tv shows like Le Chant Du Gros in Switzerland, Taratata, La Cigale (Paris), la Maroquinerie (Paris)…

In 2014, he founded an extension of his quartet “The Fabrizio Graceffa Band” with some of the best Belgian and French jazz musicians like Jean Paul Estiévenart (Perico Sambeat), Teun Verbruggen (Jeff Neve, FES, Toots Thielemans) Nicolas Kummert (Pierre Van Dormael, Lionel Loueke, Nic Thys...) Boris Schmidt (Quentin Dujardin), Jacques Pili and Edwouard Wallyn.
The band has played as resident band in one of the main jazzclubs in Brussels The "Sounds" during two years and invited some of great others musicians like Toine Thys and Reggie Washington and Erwin Vann.

In the past, was also involved in the following bands:
Bimini Quartet      Fabrizio Graceffa Quartet

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