Joe Debono

Joe Debono

Joe Debono a classically trained pianist, discovered jazz through his uncle Charles Sciberras, a renowned local jazz drummer. The pinnacle of this formative phase came with Charles City Gatt who served the dual role of mentor and drummer. 


His recent collaborations include the CHOGM celebrations in Canada where he played, in collaboration with Sandro Zerafa, with Roberto Occhipinti, Mark Kelso, Jim Doxas and Remi-Jean LeBlanc and in 2020 he was commissioned to work both as a composer/arranger and pianist on Nadine Axisa's album ‘Ħoss tal-Għabex’, the winner of the Best Album in Maltese award at the MMA20. Joe Debono is very active playing with various musicians, at both local and foreign venues. He is currently giving improvisation classes at the Malta School of Music.

Line up


Joe Debono – Piano 
Rino Cirinna – Saxophone

Placido Rubino – Trumpet

Sebastiano Toscano – Double Bass

Paolo Vicari - Drums


17 July 2021

City Theatre, Valletta


General Admission: €15

Concession: €10

Price is inclusive of VAT.

Children under the age of 12 enter for FREE but still require a ticket.


Tickets will only be available online. No tickets will be sold at the door.

All necessary measures to ensure the health and safety of patrons, cast and crew are being taken. Masks must be worn throughout the entire performance and social distancing must be respected at all times. Temperature will be taken at the entrance and sanitisation stations will be available.