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Gabriel Rosati

Leaving for three months tour in Brazil with Samba do Pagode group SAMBAJAH. 2012: in a European tour with his own BRAZILATAFRO PROJECT (Italy, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Germany, Austria and Slovenia) 2011: in a South American tour as lead trumpet for the Crystal Symphony Broadway show band.

Professor of composition & percussions in Latin American, African & Asian musics at the Italian National Conservatory of Music in Pescara (2010) Nominated as BEST JAZZ at the Orange County Music Awards 2008 On the cover of American magazine “Jazz Player” with his own cd play-along (1999)

Italian-Brazilian trumpeter, trombone player, singer, composer and arranger of Afro-Cuban-Brazilian rhythms, R&B, Pop, Jazz, movie soundtracks, jingles, industrial shows and certified teacher. Based in Los Angeles he has been trumpeter for Orquesta Guayao, Angel Lebron Y su Orchestra. Tito Puente Jr. Orchestra, Francisco Aguabella, Colombian group: “La Sonora Dinamita” and famous Mexican Sonora Santanera, Mariachi Universal and Mariachi America Internacional.

Author of 14 instructional books: for Mel Bay Publications: “ Latin American Trumpet Music” and “The Salsa Trumpet”, “Trumpet & Organ Classics” his own method for trumpet: “Il Trombettista Autodidatta” (by Carisch ed.), two for Curci Ed: “Milva sings Piazzolla” & “Per chi suona la Tromba”. Also by ADG Productions: “Latin Brass Soloist”, “100 Ultimate Blues Riffs” and “The Latin Sax Soloist”. A “Claudio Roditi note by note solos transcriptions” volume by Colin Publ. (New York). And one of Gabriel’s albums (“Brazilatafro Project” vol.2) with cover story, was released as Play-Along by Dorn Publications with the June/July ’99 issue of “Jazz Player” magazine.

Mr. Rosati has been released by several independent labels in Europe and the US for a total of 15 cds (from Smooth jazz, afro-cuban, brazilian, big band and classical projects)

From 1990 to 1997, in the United States, as free-lancer, Rosati played with greats as: Santana, Malo, Oreste Vilatos, John Handy, Deacon Jones & John Lee Hooker, Perez Prado All Star, The Checkmates, Os Originais do Samba, San Francisco All Star Big Band, also with the “Brazil World Tour” in Japan, Bob Mintzer, Billy Preston and bluesman Willy King.

Gabriel performed for three years at the major Las Vegas Spotlights: Caesar Palace, Bally’s, New York New York, Flamingo Hilton, Stardust, Luxor, Four Queens. During the past 20 years he toured Central America, North of Europe and twice Japan (opening act for three months at The Osaka Ritz Carlton Hotel with his own formation).

Also, he appears on a Video with singer Gerardo titled “Darroumba” for Capitol Records, on Video Music Network, together with singer Vinicio Capossela and other several tv live shows. During his early years he was trumpeter with the Pescara Academy, Swiss Youth Orch., Carabinieri Army Band and substituted for the European Strasbourg Symphony.

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“…Never heard such as various rhythms and sounds in one night and one band!.. The “multi-colors” of instruments, harmonies and atmospheres… mostly fresh and original music; a cross styles between Afro-Pop, Jazz, Salsa, Samba, Caribe and Tango?!?.. Great stuff!!..” (Revista Sabor Latino _ February 2008)

“El “BRAZILATAFRO PROJECT”, una agrupacion que’ mezcla los ritmos de Latino-America tratando de mantener el espiritu y los estilos de los mismos. ..lo muestran inspirado y brioso, aunque los temas de tangos, si bien melodicos y atrayentes. (Tango Reporter magazine _ January 2007)

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson





From: Blueteko
By Gabriel Rosati

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