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Alessandro Sgobbio

Composer, pianist, producer Alessandro Sgobbio keeps expanding his personal vocabulary of compositions, improvisations and spiritual explorations throughout music. He has been voted one of the best new jazz talents of the year at the Italian 2022 TopJazz Polls. Sgobbio has earned Master’s Degrees at the Norwegian Academy of Music (Norway) and the Parma Conservatory of Music (Italy), releasing 13 albums as a leader / co-leader. Performing internationally as a soloist, duo and with his bands Silent Fires and Hitra, Alessandro Sgobbio has been touring across Europe, Scandinavia, UK, China and the USA. His recent releases “Forests” (2019), “Transparence” (2021) and ‘Piano Music (2022) have been albums of the month / album of the year on Musica Jazz, Europe Jazz Network, Jazzism Magazine and several international press outlets. He releases his second solo album “Piano Music 2” in September 2023.


Piano Music 2

Label: AMP Music & Records
Released: 2023
Track listing: Keys and Returns; Modular Circles; The River; Fondamenta De La Tana; Tula; Asker (Light); Îlot Chalon; Asker (Trees); Einhausung.


Article: Album Review

Alessandro Sgobbio: Piano Music 2

Read "Piano Music 2" reviewed by Neri Pollastri

A un anno di distanza dal suo Piano Music, Alessandro Sgobbio fa uscire il secondo volume, Piano Music 2, che si differenzia dal precedente essenzialmente per l'uso, assieme al pianoforte, del live electronics. Registrato come l'altro negli studi Artesuono di Stefano Amerio, il disco è piuttosto breve, neppure trentacinque minuti, ed è diviso in ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

New Music From Jocelyn Gould, Angelica Sanchez, Nicole Rampersaud And More

Read "New Music From Jocelyn Gould, Angelica Sanchez, Nicole Rampersaud And More" reviewed by Bob Osborne

On this show we feature all new releases from Jocelyn Gould, Undisclosed Sims, Nicole Rampersaud, Nudo, John Taylor & Stan Sulzmann, Kevin Sun, Eddie Prévost with N.O. Moore plus Henry Kaiser & Binker Golding, Alessandro Sgobbio, Kuba Cichocki, Kavita Shah, Angelica Sanchez, David Lopato & Global Coolant, Maciej Obara, and Peripheral Vision. Playlist Show ...


News: Recording

Alessandro Sgobbio Releases 'Piano Music 2' - An Intimate Collection Of Dedications For Piano And Live Electronics

Alessandro Sgobbio Releases 'Piano Music 2' - An Intimate Collection Of Dedications For Piano And Live Electronics

Piano Music 2 (2023) is Alessandro Sgobbio’s follow-up to his acclaimed Piano Music (2022). The Italian pianist and composer presents nine new intimate compositions, each of them dedicated to a person, place or topic that have a special meaning and importance to him. The album is a meditative sound experience that invites the listeners to actively ...


Article: Album Review

Alessandro Sgobbio: Piano 2

Read "Piano 2" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Italian pianist Alessandro Sgobbio strikes a pensive pose on the cover of his solo album Piano 2, presenting an introductory visual of his art. The pianist's photo portrait on his previous 2022 AMP Music & Recording release Piano (review here) did the same--a serious expression conveying an inward mood, indicating a measured and reflective approach to ...


Article: Album Review

Alessandro Sgobbio: Piano Music

Read "Piano Music" reviewed by Neri Pollastri

Messosi in luce con progetti come Pericopes+1, Hitra e il trio Feed di Mauro Gargano, sperimentali, dal forte dinamismo e nei quali utilizzava anche tastiere elettroniche, il pianista pugliese residente a Parigi Alessandro Sgobbio presenta adesso un album in piano solo, dal gusto più tradizionale e nel quale mostra pienamente il suo lato lirico.


Piano Music

Label: AMP Music & Records
Released: 2022
Track listing: Fireflies; Zolla; Atma Mater; Ghaza; Racemi; Third Ward (Elegy); Acqua Granda; Feuilles; Third Ward (Coda).


Article: Live Review

Jazz&Wine of Peace 2022

Read "Jazz&Wine of Peace 2022" reviewed by Neri Pollastri

Jazz&Wine of Peace 2022 Cormons, Collio e Brda slovena 19-13.10.2022 Con l'edizione 2022 il festival Jazz&Wine of Peace di Cormons tagliava l'importante traguardo dei venticinque anni di vita, festeggiati con un degno programma di concerti disseminati--come ormai da tempo avviene--sullo splendido territorio circostante, tra teatri locali, abbazie, castelli e aziende vinicole: artisti ...


Article: Album Review

Alessandro Sgobbio: Piano Music

Read "Piano Music" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

We ask our artists to give us something of themselves. The solo piano format is a superior way to do this--the musican alone at the piano, no collaboration; and Italian composer/pianist Alessandro Sgobbio presents the essence of his being with his first solo recording, Piano Music. The music is a diary of Sgobbio's experiences ...


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