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Alessandro Sgobbio

Since his debut piano solo album “Aforismi Protestanti”, Alessandro keeps expanding his own personal vocabulary of compositions, improvisations and spiritual explorations throughout music. He’s earned master’s degrees at the Norwegian Academy of Music (Oslo, Norway) and the Parma Conservatory of Music (Parma, Italy). Alessandro has released 12 albums as a leader, co-leader, composer, pianist and producer, including the Debra’s Dream Sextet and the CHARM trio. He regularly tours Europe, China and the US with his co-led project Pericopes+1, recognized as “a cleverly unorthodox trio” (Musica Jazz) as well as “an authentic surprise” (All About Jazz)

Transparence

Label: Amp Music & Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: Lebtit; Sêtu; Künftiges; The Perfect Light Of Sandstad; Cité Des Poètes; Labtayt; To See Was To Be; Lebenslauf.

NEWS: RECORDING

Oslo-Based Hitra's New Album 'Transparence' Out Now

Oslo-Based Hitra's New Album 'Transparence' Out Now

HITRA plays imaginative original music and improvisations. A project born at the Norges Musikkhøgskole in jny: Oslo, HITRA reunites four artists who have extensively investigated contemporary art forms. The band is made up of pianist and composer Alessandro Sgobbio, Hilmar Jensson on guitar, Jo Berger Myhre on bass and Øyvind Skarbø on drums. The band has ...

Up

Label: Losen Records
Released: 2020
Track listing: Wonderland; Ucronia; Disco Gagarin; The Earth´s Shape; Danza di Kuwa; Martyrlied; Gorod Malinov; La Rentrée; Sultans of Swing.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Pericopes+1: Up

Read "Up" reviewed by Geno Thackara

For a recording titled Up, this one sure spends a lot of time going sideways. Cue the opening track and you're carried away on waves of briskly-flowing piano and saxophone as if there isn't a thing in the world to worry about. The feel becomes a bit more angular with the next, the drums leaning somewhat ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Silent Fires: Forests

Read "Forests" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Non è solo un affascinante progetto elettroacustico questo debutto del quartetto italo-norvegese Silent Fires, comprendente Alessandro Sgobbio al pianoforte (autore di tutte le composizioni), Hilde Marie Holsen alla tromba ed elettronica, Håkon Aase al violino e percussioni e la cantante Karoline Wallace. In opere simili è molto forte il rischio di cadere in superficialità, eccessi estetizzanti ...

ARTICLE: RADIO

Jon Christensen + Carla Bley, Reverso, Jason Palmer & Other New Releases

Read "Jon Christensen + Carla Bley, Reverso, Jason Palmer & Other New Releases" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

Second part of this week's review of new and upcoming releases [for the first part click here], showcasing new ECM releases by Carla Bley and Oded Tzur, the nordic forays of pianist Alessandro Sgobbio with his new project Silent Fires and a preview of the stunning new album by Jason Palmer which was recorded live at ...

Forests

Label: Amp Music & Records
Released: 2019
Track listing: En Astheneía; From The Entrance Of Love; Similar Lymphs; Luce Della Perfezione; Love; Silent Fires; Qâf; Prajnà; The Light Of The Lights; Banyak; Alla Volta Del Sole.

What What

Label: Unit Records
Released: 2018
Track listing: La Danse Des Holothuries; Tzukiji; Cocteau; Danza Di Kuwa; What What; Martyrlied; The Windmills Trail; Orat 29; The Windmills Trail (reprise).

What What

Label: Unit Records
Released: 2018
Track listing: La Danse Des Holothuries; Tzukiji; Cocteau; Danza Di Kuwa; What What; Martyrlied; The Windmills Trail; Orat 29; The Windmills Trail (reprise)


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