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Giorgio Occhipinti

Pianist and composer, was born in Ragusa in June 1969. Since he was a little child he devoted himself to the study of the piano and he played the drum and the transverse flute in a band. He also played togheter with his father (a trumpet player). In October 1989 he took part in the Festival Jazz of Paris within the "International competition for Piano jazz" dedicated to Martial Solal. He worked togheter with the actress Lidya Alfonsi, and he composed the sound basis of some of her recitals. He took part in one of the historical sicilian jazz groups: the December Thirty Jazz Trio, founded in 1989 togheter with the double bass player Giuseppe Guarrella and the drummer Francesco Branciamore

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Less of Five a Palermo

Read "Less of Five a Palermo" reviewed by Maurizio Zerbo

Less of Five Curva Minore 2018 Cantieri culturali alla Zisa palermo 21.10.2018 Policrome pennellate d'autore per un concerto straordinario, all'insegna della trasversalità tra improvvisazione, musica colta e linguaggio post-boppistico. Si potrebbe sintetizzare così il magnifico concerto del quartetto Less of Five, che ha aperto ieri la nuova e sempre lungimirante rassegna ...

INCANDESCENCES

Label: Jazz Halo
Released: 2017

Ronda de musica

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2014
Track listing: Danse du cercle ouvert (A); Cellos n.6 (B); Sequenza n.1 per voce (C); Cellos n.7 (B); Global Music (A).

Mùseca Lundéne

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2014
Track listing:
CD 1:
Emanations du silence; Efesto; Creative Differences; E. N. F. P.; Carrue; Archetipo di sogno di una notte d’inverno.
CD 2:
Mùseca Lundéne; Mottetto strumentale N. 2; Scirocco e altri venti, racconto d’afa; Nessuno dirà che non esisti; Mottetto strumentale N. 1.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Giorgio Occhipinti, Vittorino Curci, String Sextet: Mùseca Lundéne

Read "Mùseca Lundéne" reviewed by Alberto Bazzurro

Su testi di Vittorino Curci e musiche di Giorgio Occhipinti (qui insolitamente inoperoso come pianista), si sviluppa l'ora e venti abbondante di questo doppio CD, reperibile unicamente sulle varie piattaforme digitali, tipo iTunes, Spotify, Deezer et similia. L'impianto è squisitamente cameristico-contemporaneo, con il contralto di Curci come unico aggancio su atmosfere (e temperature) in qualche misura ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Giorgio Occhipinti: Ronda de musica

Read "Ronda de musica" reviewed by Alberto Bazzurro

Musicista da sempre di vasti appetiti, il siciliano Giorgio Occhipinti riunisce in questo notevole album, reperibile solo sulle varie piattaforme digitali (iTunes, Spotify, Deezer, ecc.), cinque pagine in cui il compositore prevale decisamente sul pianista (pur presente in tre di esse). Tripartita la struttura dell'opera, affidata nei due brani di più ampio respiro (poco meno di ...

Histoire

Label: Beetwen The Lines
Released: 2003

Giorgio Occhipinti Hereo Nonetto Plus Cellos Sequences

Label: Jazz Halo
Released: 2001
Track listing: 1 ? Cellos n. 2 ? Allegro Ibleo Con Ninna Nanna 3 ? Cellos n. 2 4 ? Canone 5 ? Cellos n. 3 6 ? Danza Del Canto Supremo 7 ? Cellos n. 4 8 ? La Genesi Del Kaos

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Giorgio Occhipinti: Giorgio Occhipinti Hereo Nonetto Plus Cellos Sequences

Read "Giorgio Occhipinti Hereo Nonetto Plus Cellos Sequences" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Pianist/composer/conductor Giorgio Occhipinti and his 'Hereo Nonetto' (nonet) invites the listener to partake on a ubiquitous journey consisting of disparate musical notions and multifarious implementations in concert with intermittent strings sequences ('Cellos Sequences') by cellists Tiziana Cavaleri and Vito Amatulli. The leader's suite in eight movements titled, Global Music and Circular Thought features beefy ...


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