Gérard POLETTI ( Jean Baptiste Gérard POLETTI) was born in PIANELLO, HAUTE-CORSE, on February 23, 1951, self-taught guitarist, composer and arranger, he is recognized everywhere as one of the best guitarists (Hebdo newspaper October 1993).
Jazz, rock, country, classical or flamenco, no style is foreign to him. At ease in almost all these styles, he has a technique and virtuosity that have allowed him to perform and share national stages such as the Nuits de la guitare in PATRIMONIO, the Festival de Jazz des "Banlieues Bleues" in PARIS, the Festival de SOULAC, and other international stages, with some of the greatest guitarists of our time: Bireli LAGRENE, Babik REINHARDT, Christian ESCOUDE, Juan CARMONA and Larry CORYELL.
With a disconcerting ease, he crosses the bridges that lead to the most difficult jazz standards that only the greatest performers approach in the serenity of their mastery. He showed his own style very early on and he readily acknowledges that guitarists such as Django REINHARDT, Wes MONTGOMERY and closer to us Al Di MEOLA and Larry CORYELL, have had a decisive influence in his musical career.
Jazz, gypsy music and world music are all fields in which Gérard POLETTI likes to walk with his electro-acoustic and electric guitars.
- Acoustic guitar
- Classical Guitar
- Electric guitar