Sunday, February 26th, 2017
Teatro Carlo Felice
Jack Savoretti is an Italian-English solo acoustic singer. He has released four studio albums to date: Between the Minds (2007), Harder Than Easy (2009), Before the Storm (2012) and Written in Scars (2015).Born to an Italian father and English mother, Savorettii grew up in London before moving to Lugano, a Swiss city near the Italian border. Moving around Europe as a child, he ended up at The American School In Switzerland where he picked up an accent he describes as `transatlantic mutt`.As a teenager, he was interested only in poetry. `I was writing all the time, it was the thing to do, sit under a tree with a notebook, go somewhere else in your head. I was in the clouds.` When his mother gave him a guitar and suggested he try putting some of his words to music he was `surprised how much more people listen to you when you are singing than if you read a poem,` he admits. `After that, I couldn`t stop, it was constant writing, every day, it became almost a form of conversation, the way I interact with the world.`He began playing guitar at 16. Savoretti did two duets with Shelly Poole called `Anyday Now` and `Hope`, both of which appear on Poole`s album Hard Time for the Dreamer, which was released in September 2005.