Born in Switzerland, Alessio Cazzetta is a South-African / Italian Jazz guitarist and composer, currently based in Basel. He has made a solid name for himself nationally and internationally as a guitarist and congenial composer; his warm, sensual guitar sounds create an inviting, broadly dimensioned atmosphere. Over the years, he has toured across the globe, performing with well known artists such as David Binney, Vijay Iyer, Nils Wogram, Marie Krüttli, Arne Huber, Franco Ambrosetti, Caleb Curtis, Iago Fernandez, Nat Su, Yumi Ito, Craig Haynes(Sun Ra) to mention a few. His Discography spans 5 Albums under his own name, including his latest and upcoming Album "Love, Death & The Eternal Blues" which features a highly acclaimed European Line Up, plus esteemed saxophone luminary David Binney.
Additionally to performing, Alessio is an avid educator both on the guitar as well as in composition, and has been invited to teach at music conservatories both locally and abroad.
He is currently touring with his own quartet as well as a sideman in various projects.