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Alessandro Sgobbio

Pianist, composer, improviser

About Me

Since his debut piano solo album “Aforismi Protestanti”, Alessandro keeps expanding his own personal vocabulary of compositions, improvisations and spiritual explorations throughout music. He’s earned master’s degrees at the Norwegian Academy of Music (Oslo, Norway) and the Parma Conservatory of Music (Parma, Italy). Alessandro has released 12 albums as a leader, co-leader, composer, pianist and producer, including the Debra’s Dream Sextet and the CHARM trio. He regularly tours Europe, China and the US with his co-led project Pericopes+1. Alessandro’s newest release “Forests” (with his Oslo-based quartet called “Silent Fires”) is a collective exploration around the theme of Spirituality in its multiple meanings. In February 2021, Alessandro releases Hitra‘s new album “Transparence” under AMP Music & Records.

“Fascinating compositions. Regular irregularity.” Jazz’N’More, CH

“Modern jazz that’s heavy on intelligent melody and spirited improvisation.” DownBeat, US

“With his many projects, Alessandro Sgobbio is almost indispensable to the Italian scene.” Concerto, AT

“Excellent quality of the music, with an impeccable interplay.” Musica Jazz, IT

“Alessandro Sgobbio is a musician we hope to see in the future more exposed, because the music he composes as well as his luminous playing deserve to be shared with the broadest possible audience.” Mozaïc Jazz, FR

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