Rita Payés Rome, was born in 1999 in Vilassar de Mar (Barcelona). She has lived Music with intensity and proximity since she was a child (her parents are musicians) and began studying at the School of Music in Premià de Mar, initially playing the piano with Montse Massaguer. At the age of 8 years, at the School of Modern Music in Badalona, she added trombone to his studies with David Sanabria and then for about 6 years with Joan Palacio. She is currently studying 4th ESO at the School Oriol Martorell (integrated music training center) and his trombone teacher is Jordi Gomez. Occasionally she receives trombone lessons and music from Toni Belenguer. From 2012 she has become interested in the voice and gets singing lessons from Judith Nedermann and Steve Genís. She has participated in summer courses and workshops organized by Camerata XXI Musical Avignon (with Victor Correa). She has played and sung in several big bands, jazz bands and combos; EMM in Premia de Mar, the EMM Badalona, the Big Band under the direction of Òrrius … Pere Paye, Josep Traver, Carles Vecino, Joan Moragues … In July 2013 she entered the Sant Andreu Jazz Band, under the direction of Joan Chamorro - «She joined Sant Andreu Jazz Band only one year ago, and I’ll never forget the emotion she caused me when I heard her sing Stars fell on Alabama for the first time (issued as part of this record), with a very personal voice, sometimes sharp, sometimes broken, nuanced, perfectly toned and rich in rhythmic contribution. Plus, as a trombonist, she has a clear sound, round, very direct.» - and since then she has made a huge musical progression. taking part in many concerts in different formats (Barcelona Jazz Festival, Jazz Jamboree Club Auditorium, Barnaswing, Summer Festivals in several villages of Catalonia, concerts in Almería, Valencia, France, Switzerland …), and also a 2 CD edition of “Joan Chamorro presents Magic Voice” along with the voices and music of Andrea Motis, Eva Fernández and Magali Datzira and Ignasi Terraza (piano ), Josep Traver (guitar), Esteve Pi (drums) and Joan Chamorro (bass and sax), and the CD “Joan Chamorro presents Rita Payés”, with the participation of all the musicians mentioned above and Scott Robinson, Scott Hamilton, Dick Oats, Toni Belenguer, Jo Krause … among others.

Massimo Faraò in 1993 was invited for the first time in the USA. He plays with Red Holloway and Albert "Tootie" Heath on a tour on the West Coast. In the same year he founded "We love Jazz" Workshop, now become one of the biggest events in Europe for jazz teaching. In 1994 he was hired by "Monad Records" in New York and back in the United States as pianoplayer and music director of Shawnn Monteiro's band, with Keter Betts and Bobby Durham. He has played in several european tours with the Nat Adderley Quintet, composed by Antonio Hart, Walter Booker and Jimmy Cobb. In 2001 he joined the Archie Shepp's "Just in Time" Quartet with Wayne Dockery and Bobby Durham.

Nicola Barbon, is one of the most wanted sideman in the european jazz scene. After gradutaed at the "A. Buzzolla” conservatory in Adria and several jazz workshop with Buster Williams, William Parker, Ben Allison, Barry Harris, Marc Abrams, Danilo Memoli, Chuck Israels, Aldo Zunino, he start his carrer as an educator and as professional musicains collaborating with artists such as Massimo Faraò, Bruno Cesselli, Philip Harper, Denise King, Jesse Davis, Fabio Morgera, Sandy Patton, Valery Ponomarev.

Drummer Bobo Facchinetti has collaborated with italina and international musicians such as Carlo Atti, Jesse Davis, Massimo Faraò, Aldo Zunino, Michel Rosciglione, Sonny Fortune, Shawnn Monteiro, Archie Shepp, Irio de Paula and Patricia De Assis.

  • Rita Payés - Trombone and vocal
  • Massimo Faraò - Piano
  • Nicola Barbon - Double bass
  • Bobo Facchinetti - Drums

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Salone Margherita Theatre is in Via dei Due Macelli, 75 - Rome 0039 06 6791439 – 0039 06 6798269

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  • Dinner & concert - Balcony € 55.00 (gallery € 30 + dinner € 25 - dinner is mandatory)
  • Dinner & concert - Box € 65.00 (stage € 40 + dinner € 25 - dinner is mandatory)

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