About

 

 

He graduated brilliantly at the conservatorio “Alfredo Casella” in L’Aquila (Italy) later obtained a II Level Degree in Music, getting the maximum of honors. 

He attended the International Courses of musical interpretation of the Accademia Chigiana in Siena under the guidance of Jaoquin Achucarro and the International Courses of Musical Interpretation of Norcia (Perugia), under the guidance of Drahomira Biligova. 

As a classical pianist, he has performed as a soloist and in various chamber ensembles and for the conservatorio “Alfredo Casella” of L’Aquila he has recorded in first the “Opera omnia per pianoforte” by the italian composer Bonaventura Barattelli. 

In parallel to classical studies he took part in several musical projects ranging from contemporary music to pop up to the baroque music. In the years of conservatory he began to study jazz improvisation, composition and arrangement with Dick Halligan, Giancarlo Schiaffini, Ramberto Ciammarughi and Stefano Sabatini. He attended master of John Scofield, Danilo Perez, Roberto Gatto, Danilo Rea, Enzo Pietropaoli, Fabrizio Sferra, UT Gandhi. 

As a jazz pianist, he has made several recordings and collaborations. As a leader he has recorded “Chromosome” (2008) in collaboration with Javier Girotto, “Tour d’Italie” (2010) for JazzOff Collection and RAI Trade and currently he is working on his new album “Winterreise” to be released in april 2016 produced by Arzbaum Music. 

He performed in several jazz festivals and jazz clubs such as Rochester Jazz Festival (USA), Teano Jazz (Italy), Young Jazz Festival (Italy), Jakobstad Music and Art (Finland), Ciampino Jazz Festival, Villa Simius Jazz Festival, European Jazz Expo, Casa del Jazz (Italy), Rex Jazz Club (Toronto, Canada), Night Town Jazz Club (Cleveland, USA), Atina Jazz Festival (Italy), Jamboree (Barcelona, Spain), Cassino Jazz (italy) and others.

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