The Ciaputa Trio
Jazz Funk trio based in North West England, The Ciaputa Trio is led by guitarist, Mike Ciaputa featuring Kev Bates on bass and Mark Whiteman on drums. The Trio perform originals inspired by guitarists and jazzers like Gilad Hekselman, Rotem Sivan, Mark Lettieri, Kurt Rosenwinkle and Avashai Cohen. The Trio's covers and jazz standards are cheeky and funky, drawing on the players' range of musical experiences.
Mike Ciaputa also performs as a soloist playing fingerstyle guitar music. He performs a range of music, Including original music, music by Andy Mckee, Antoine Dufour and many others.