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Moncalieri Jazz Festival's Closing Concert

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The closing concert of 2018 Moncalieri Jazz Festival on November 25 at the RAI Auditorium in Turin was dedicated to Nelson Mandela, honoring the former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize winner's hundredth birthday. This festival has been running since 2000 in the town of Moncalieri, right outside of Turin, Italy. This festival featured the premiere of Stefano Fonzi's composition “Madibla," with the RAI National Symphony Orchestra under the composer's direction. Trumpeter Fabrizio Bosso and saxophonist Rosario Giuliani also ...

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Fabrizio Bosso: Duke

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Italian post-bop trumpeter Fabrizio Bosso from Turin, Italy, is not yet a household name in the American musical landscape however, he is no novice to the jazz idiom either. A veteran trumpeter who has preferred the vibrant and more receptive jazz scene in Europe over the states, has during his burgeoning professional career, recorded seventeen albums since his 2000 debut as leader on Fast Flight (Red Records, 2000). An award-winning artist who performs regularly at the annual Umbria Jazz Festival ...

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Fabrizio Bosso: Fast Flight

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Jazz Italian Style. Fabrizio Bosso turns in as exciting a Be Bop recital as an enthusiast could hope for. If anything, the title cut will remind the listener of “Dizzy's Atmosphere", only faster. Bosso's quintet is tight and precise, surveying standards that include Freddie Hubbard's brawny “Gibraltar" and Richard Rodger's tender “Too Young to Go Steady". Notable on the original composition side is Bosso's cool “Woman's Glance" and bass-player Bassi's tart “My Life Express". Bosso and reeds-player Giuliani have an ...