Sparrow & Barbossa is a DJ and producer duo formed by the Swiss Bryan Coletta and the Uruguayan Emiliano Haberli; co-owners of Inward Records alongside Pippi Ciez and ST53.Bryan is a pianist and comes from a musical family; his father is the legendary guitarist Francis Coletta who worked with artists like Whitney Houston, Quincy Jones, or Frank Sinatra.
Emiliano was born and raised in an Uruguay region dominated by African colonials and got widely influenced by “The Culture Of Candombe”, a pure African tribal rhythm from colonialism.Since a very young age, Bryan has been influenced by Soul, Jazz, and Funk, which he uses in
his creations with his great capacity for improvisation and versatility. Emiliano moved to Europe 15 years ago, where he connected with the electronic music scene, starting to form his style in the music world, playing drums for DJ Chus & Joeski on their classic track called ‘El Amor.’Together, Bryan and Emiliano form Sparrow & Barbossa, creating a fusion between organic and electronic progressive sounds. Their age difference has a positive influence on both their releases and performance. While Bryan brings the freshness of modern sounds and melodies,
Emiliano fine-tunes the rhythmic part and builds up his knowledge throughout the years. Globe-trotters, they’re true lovers of ethnic and lost cultures, devoted to transmit this legacy through electronic music. Sparrow & Barbossa are most known for their versi on of Mory Kante’ Yeke’ released on Enzo Sifredi’s label Wired, that charted #1 Afro House and their remix of Fatoumata Diawara’s ‘Nterini’ signed on MoBlack that charted #2 Afro House