“Sandro Norton’s Flying High…project, brings compelling virtuosity to the guitar. Switching between steel guitar, electric and nylon string-guitar, he makes playing seem easy. His liquid sound often rustles like raw-silk”- Raul da Gama – All about Jazz
FLYING HIGH…At the heart of it
sandro norton - leader
Sandro Norton has earned a strong reputation as a musician and educator, renowned for his percussive guitar playing, compositions, and improvisational skills.
Grammy Winner Gary Burton wrote about Sandro Norton’s latest record "Flying High... At the heart of it" " It´s Terrific Music" It sounds very, very professional. Ian Anderson says You are one of the best guitarists of the last decades. Your work brings a magical blend of technique and melodic adventures. Renown producer Pip Williams says "A great guitarist across many genres. He has a great attitude in the studio.
Sandro Norton established himself as a session musician working in TV, Orchestra and Theatre music. His catalog of work includes film soundtracks, television themes, pop, blues and jazz studio work. He has appeared in more than 100 national TV shows and numerous tours. Currently, he is releasing his solo album "Flying High... At The heart of it" and leads his own band featuring Gary Burton on vibraphone.
In addition to leading his own bands, Sandro Norton has shared the stage and the studio not only with the heroes and great peers mentioned above but with the likes of Gary Burton, Barry Harris, Randy Brecker, Ian Anderson, Pip Williams, Bias, Vasilis Xenopoulos, Mario Barreiros, Carlos Barreto, Maria João, Filipe Raposo to name a few.
Sandro Norton regularly performs in the top jazz venues and in major festivals across the country and around the world. As an educator, he has established jazz programs, along with presenting workshops for students of all ages.
“Wow - real Jazz! Nice Latin feel with attitude” - IAN ANDERSON
“You are obviously a very experienced and capable player. It is very well done and sounds very, very, professional.” - GARY BURTON
“You have inspired me to write more instrumental pieces. Thank you!” - VICKI GENFAN
“What a great sound and vision you have” - SID JACOBS
“I love your album. The band is very strong indeed. I’ll leave the CD in the car!” - PIP WILLIAMS
“Para mim a musica do Sandro prepara-se para abrir uma nova porta dimensional num futuro onde ele já vive” - FERNANDO GIRÃO
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