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Massimo Garritano

Eclectic guitarist and composer Massimo Garritano's music goes beyond his sources of inspiration that are still traceable in melodic lines and evoked images. Over time has developed a very personal sound and style.

Author of music for silent films, ballets, readings, theatrical performances, soundtracks, multimedia performances, he is leader of projects. He splits between jazz, rock, experimental music, pop and its solo concerts in which it uses real time electronic effects, stringed instruments as acoustic guitar, bouzouki, lap steel and extra-musical objects with whom the guitar is prepared.

Jazz Composition teacher at the Conservatory of Music in Udine (2019, 2020,2021). Jazz guitar teacher at the Conservatory of Music in Potenza (2016 and 2017) and at the Conservatory of Music in Cosenza (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020).

From 2006 to 2016 he has been assistant professor for the pre-academic courses of jazz guitar, jazz harmony and jazz & pop-rock ensemble music at the Conservatory of Music of Cosenza.

In these last years his attention has been focused on the acoustic guitar with which he continues the research and experimentation of sounds combining the use of pedal effects with which he creates original soundscapes. In may 2016 he released Present his first solo acoustic album. On January 29, 2021 the new release Freefolk – Songs & Instant Compositions.



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