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Massimo Discepoli

Drummer and multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer and teacher, since many years Massimo Discepoli works in the most different areas of music. He began his artistic career studying and participating in workshops with leading international masters, also attending the Berklee Schools clinics at Umbria Jazz 2004, receiving compliments by Giovanni Tommaso. Among the most important projects that see him involved in that period should be noted the trio Vibrham, active between 2004 and 2006, that allowed him to create an original fusion of jazz, funk and drum ‘n’ bass. With the trio he realizes the self-titled album in 2006 (which also contains his own compositions), as well as taking part in an intense concert activity. At the same time he began to study piano, bass and guitar, and also approaching electronic music; here he got the idea to start making his own music, which became reality with the creation of the Nheap project

The Right Place on the Wrong Map

Label: Dof Label
Released: 2019
Track listing: Once in a Minute; Thin Border; The Right Place on the Wrong Map; Phase Transition; Water Sequences; Both Sides of the Line; Shapes.

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Massimo Discepoli: The Right Place on the Wrong Map

Read "The Right Place on the Wrong Map" reviewed by Geno Thackara

It seems Massimo Discepoli's right place is in territory not just unexpected, but off the usual map entirely. He's based in Italy, though the music doesn't feel rooted in any earthly setting; he's worked primarily as a drummer, but The Right Place on the Wrong Map is a swirling soundworld with the most understated of percussive ...

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The Space Between the Paths

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Label: Dof Label
Released: 0
Duration: 05:32

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Nheap: Flying And The Silence

Read "Flying And The Silence" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Nheap is the nom de musique of Assisi-based composer and multi-instrumentalist Massimo Discepoli. More specifically, it's the title under which he records and releases his own experimental, jazz-influenced compositions (he records his more electronic, club-oriented, music as Nheap XP). Flying And The Silence is the fifth album under the Nheap name since Discepoli started the project ...

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Nheap "Flying And The Silence" - Free Download Until November, 30th

Nheap "Flying And The Silence" - Free Download Until November, 30th

Two years after 2011's Clouds under the table, highly appreciated by press and the public, “Flying and the silence" is the new, awaited chapter in Nheap's musical research. The fusion of modern sounds, such as ambient electronica and post-rock atmospheres, with suggestions of a more traditional kind, including jazz and funk, along with a deeper integration ...

Clouds Under the Table

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Released: 2012
Track listing: 1. Gradients; 2. 5 March; 3. The Snow that never Falls Down; 4. Daily Improvisation; 5. Clouds Under the Table; 6. Sands; 7. Crossing; 8. Rides.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Nheap: Clouds Under the Table

Read "Clouds Under the Table" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Clouds Under the Table è il nuovo lavoro firmato da Nheap, moniker dietro al quale troviamo la figura di Massimo Discepoli, batterista - e in questo episodio multi-strumentista - attivo su più fronti nell'ambito della musica ambient, etichetta stilistica che utilizziamo di comodo per inglobare un vasto insieme che va dal jazz alla musica d'avanguardia, passando ...


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