His approach to music begins with the study of the guitar; since 2008 he has devoted himself to double bass. In 2016 he graduated in jazz double bass at the G. Verdi Conservatory in Milan under the guidance of professors Attilio Zanchi, Tino Tracanna, Giovanni Falzone, Massimo Colombo, Pino Jodice etc …, getting the highest marks with a thesis on Bud Powell’s music.
He takes part in the 2011 Siena Jazz summer seminar where he studies doublebass and improvisation with Furio di Castri, Paolino Dalla Porta, Drew Gress and Ben Street.
He follows masterclasses on improvisation with Ralph Alessi, Michael Blake, Scott Colley, Bob Moses, Franco D’Andrea, Kevin Hays, etc …
Since 2010 he has been the leader of several musical projects, from the trio to the septet, as a double bass player, composer and arranger; Among these: Flat Out Combo, Out of Rags Trio, Marco Rottoli Trio (Nicolò Ricci on tenor Sax and Riccardo Chiaberta on drums, with whom he won second prize at Conad Jazz Contest 2014 and performs on the prestigious stage of Piazza IV Novembre in Perugia in the context of Umbria Jazz 2014), RCT (Lorenzo Blardone on piano and Riccardo Chiaberta on drums) with whom he won the first prize in the Chicco Bettinardi 2015 and Marco Rottoli trio (Simone Daclon on piano and Pasquale Fiore on drums).
Since 2015 he is a member of the collective Honolulu Records and of the Honolulu Orchestra with Dario Trapani, Marco Giongrandi, Andrea di Biase, Riccardo Chiaberta, Nicolò Ricci, Marcella Malacrida and Gianluca Elia. In 2017 he is selected to participate in the InJam project promoted by Siena Jazz.
Over the years he has had the opportunity to share the stage with many musicians, including: Nick Hempton, Adam Pache, Flavio Boltro, Simone Daclon, Giovanni Mazzarino, Antonio Zambrini, Bebo Ferra, Andrea Dulbecco, Alberto Mandarini, Tino Tracanna, Roberto Rossi, Achille Succi, Humberto Amesquita, Nicolò Ricci, Mattia Cigalini, Niccolò Cattaneo, Gianluca Di Ienno, Michele Franzini, Mauro Porro, Giovanni Colombo, Roberto Paglieri, Nicola Angelucci, Vittorio Sicbaldi, Matteo Rebulla, Tommaso Cappellato, Riccardo Chiaberta, Simona Severini, Dario Trapani, Roberto Pianca, Biagio Coppa, Cinzia Roncelli, Rudi Manzoli, Massimiliano Milesi, Giovanni Falzone, collettivo T.Monk, collettivo RES and many others.
Significant live experiences include:
MiTo 2011 (con il gruppo: Gabriele Orsi Trio), Manifestazione le X Giornate di Brescia (in 2010 with Tommaso Lando Trio and 2011 with Flat Out Combo), live with collettivo RES & Ralph Alessi (march 2012), Festival Adda e Martesana Jazz 2012 with “Tommaso Lando trio” e Adda e Martesana jazz 2013 in duo with Matteo D’Aria on guitar, Sudtirol Jazz Festival 2012 with GiroVago Trio, Zola Jazz’nWine Festival 2012 with Monk’s Mind, Bià Jazz Festival 2013 with Giovanni Agosti Qtet, Umbria Jazz 2013 with Collettivo T. Monk, Ah Um jazz festival 2013 with Collettivo T. Monk, Umbria Jazz 2014 with Marco Rottoli Trio (Nicolò Ricci e Riccardo Chiaberta), MiTo Settembre Musica 2014 with Giovanni Agosti Trio e Rudi Manzoli Quartet, Bià Jazz festival 2015 with R.C.T. Brianza Open Air jazz festival with Rudi Manzoli Quartet Nuoro Jazz 2015 with Collettivo T.Monk featuring Alberto Mandarini on trumpet MiTo 2015 “Gerry Mulligan un’americano a Milano” c/o sala Verdi del Conservatorio di Milano with “pomeriggi musicali” Orchestra, Mario Marzi e Achille Succi, (orchestra + jazz quartet) Nick Hempton Q.tet @Pavia Jazz Club 2016 Verdi Jazz Orchestra @ Conservatorio di Milano, Gerry Mulligan tribute Bià Jazz 2017 with Giovanni Agosti Trio Bergamo Jazz 2017 – Scintille di Jazz Tommaso Lando Trio La Grande Notte del Jazz 2017- Teatro Grande Brescia – Eloisa Manera Ensemble Harlem Festival 2018 – Vilnius with Hot Gravel Eskimos Bergamo Jazz 2018 -Scintille di jazz – Filippo Rinaldo Trio 27/01/2018 Marco Rottoli/ Antonio Zambrini duo @jazz Winter Meeting c/o Jazz in bess di Lugano Ascona jazz Festival 2018 MP duets Ambria jazz 2018 – Hot Gravel Eskimos 29/07/2018 Villa Toepliz Varese jazz Club, Yazan Greselin trio feat Flavio Boltro Lunga notte jazz al teatro sociale di Como – Yazan Greselin trio feat Mattia Cigalini 14/03/2019 Bebo Ferra trio @ Bachelite Milano 16/03/2019 Andrea Rotoli trio @ Bià Jazz 29/31 marzo 2019 28th BOHÉM RAGTIME & JAZZ FESTIVAL in Kecskemet HU con MP’s quartet (Mauro Porro piano, Martino Pellegrini violin, Yuri Biscaro guitar)Read more
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