‘Extraordinary improvisational qualities of the Milanese violinist, without doubt one of the most gifted violinists on the new European jazz scene’

Marco Serra – Suono Magazine (October 2006)

‘This is music that takes the listener to faraway places as well as inner ones. A beautifully crafted work of total sincerity..meditative as well as lively’

Rusty Robot – Phoenician Dream review

‘From Jazz to Paganini…blows us away to the gates of bliss and ecstasy…Des cathedrals sonores’

The Express, Madagascar

‘The Interplay of the Prodigies of Modern Jazz’

Tribune Madagascar

‘Vibrant electricity…sensitive virtuosity’

Barcelona Festival Journal

‘In the packed hall and in an atmosphere of total delirium, the band, with a repertoire as wide as the world and a way of playing as unpredictable as life, led the audience in an ecstasy of jazz that many will still talk about in ten years time’

Mada News

‘Wonderful, blissful and breathtaking album Fihavanana…which has touched and inspired me more than anything else I have heard in years…what a sound – you must all have been flying when you recorded that stuff – I can’t stop playing it – thank you! I must admit that for me the first track is the spine tingling one that does it, only why isn’t it longer? It is the most beautiful thing, the sound of your violin’

Bon Voyage Records review

‘A journey for the imagination, a dream for the mind – Un viaje para la imaginacion y un sueno para la inteligencia’

People Sound review

‘The Flying Virtuosity of the Violinist’

La Vanguardia – Barcelona

‘Togetherness and universal embrace – Fihavanana, offers an irresistible blend of jazz, fusion and world atmospheres, a breathtaking interplay that blows us away’

Suono Magazine – Fihavanana review

© Roberto Manes 2022