Hailing from the four corners of the globe, the International Travel Diary (ITD) are a band of musicians at the top of their class, who play their instruments with lilt and gusto.
IDT will fly into Melbourne for two nights only, April 9th and 10th 2016 at the acclaimed, intimate new Jazz venue, Bird’s Basement.
In this very special show, guitarist French-Morocan born Albare will be performing his latest album, ONLY HUMAN, with the International Travel Diary supergroup.
Albare will be joined by his long-time wingman and Grammy Nominee drummer Venezuelan born New York City based, Pablo Bencid, (Pablo was recommended to Albare by Mexican-born four-time Grammy Award-winning drummer Antonio Sanchez).
On Piano Cuban born and raised Axel Tosca Lauguart, now based in New York City, Axel is one of the most exciting pianist in the New York Jazz scene today…
On the bass, from Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rodriguez, a regular on Chick Corea’s current line up.
The latest addition to the band is internationally renowned percussionist Venezuelan born and raised, Latin Grammy Nominee Luisito Quintero. Luisito is the current line up of both Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea’s bands. Luisito has started touring with Albare over the last 12 months. This is his first Australian appearance. He is the most in demand percussionist on the planet today.
International Travel Diary are only playing two exclusive dates in Melbourne at Bird’s Basement. To buy tickets please go to birdsbasement.com