Bruskers Guitar Duo
Eugenio Polacchini and Matteo Minozzi, also known as Bruskers Guitar Duo, have been called "two leading figures in the motley world of guitar" and "a source of inspiration for guitarists". Specializing in the classical (Matteo) and modern (Eugenio) worlds, the duo uses jazz as a common ground and their repertoire covers traditional jazz and bossa nova standards in addition to original songs.
Based in Modena, Italy, the Bruskers have been invited to international guitar festivals such as Acoustic Franciacorta, Pizzicar de Corda, Arte a 6 Corde, San Benedetto Guitar Festival). They have also performed in theaters, auditoriums, and summer festivals such as Concerti Scaligeri, and Concerti della Via Lattea.
Ever since they began playing together in 2003, the duo has recorded 2 albums for the label "Fingerpicking.net": "Guitar Sketch" (2009) and "Addition" (2011). Both records have been sold in all European countries, America and Japan receiving many accolades from Italian and foreign music press.
In addition to their impressive career, Matteo Minozzi and Eugenio Polacchini are the artistic directors of the "LybrAcustica Guitar Festival" and they have played in Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Hungary and Portugal as a duo or as soloists in the Lybra Guitar Orchestra. Besides their concert activity, Eugenio and Matteo are also guitar teachers.