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Marco Colonna

Active for nearly twenty years in the most varied musical environments studied with Piero Quarta and Gaetano Zocconali, attended the Conservatory of Frosinone and attended seminars with Alfredo impulliti and Achille Succi.

He specializes in performing contemporary music with Maestro Harry Sparnaay.

He composed music for theater, film and documentaries in collaboration with Rai Trade and with the companies Mediterranean Centre of the Arts, Artes, Small Brancaccio, L'Orologio.

Dedicatee of many works for bass clarinet and contrabass clarinet solo by composers such as Giorgio Colombo Taccani, Dan Di Maggio, Sofia Mikaelyan, Shigeru Kan No.

He performed at the the Venice Biennale and the Festival Five Days of Milan with a program of premieres for solo contrabass clarinet.

He has worked with Andrew Cyrille, Gebhard Ulmann, Omar Tamez, Ivano Nardi, Michele Rabba, Silvia Bolognesi, Eugenio Colombo and many others.

He participated in International Festivals such as Roccella Jonica, Music Sulle Bocche, Visiones, Encuentro of jazz and Musica Viva.

In the folk music world he plays with Acquaragia Drom in the group with whom he recorded a disc (Rom Kaffè) and toured Mexico, the U.S., Malaysia, France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Germany and Italy, participating in major festivals like Sziget World Music (Hungary) , Rain Forest World Music Festival (Malaysia ), Rome meets the World, NYC Gipsy festival.

Listed by Musica Jazz magazine among the best young talents of Italian jazz in 2012. Il Manifesto newspaper described him as ”One of the best music makers of his generation.”

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Post Colonial Blues -...

New Ethic Society
2022

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Pogum Pogumnih

Zvočni Izviri
2022

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EraorA

Fonterossa Records
2022

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Nine Improvisations...

Setola di Maiale
2021

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Offering

Niafunken
2021

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Noci Saxophone Pool

New Model Label / Niafunken
2021

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