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Torino Jazz Festival 2021

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Torino Varie sedi 19—27.06.2021 Il grande successo di pubblico ottenuto dal Torino Jazz Festival 2021, spostato dalla fine di aprile alla fine di giugno, dimostra quanto fosse impellente la fame di musica dal vivo, nonostante le precauzioni da prendere contro una pandemia tutt'altro che debellata definitivamente. D'altra parte bisogna ammettere che il ...


Eugenio Mirti


Eugenio Mirti was born in Torino in 1972 and developed his musical talents studying jazz guitar with Luigi Tessarollo and rock guitar with Jose Perfetto. Earning his certificate in music theory at the Conservatorio G. Verdi in Torino, Italy, Eugenio perfected his skills following many seminars including those hosted by B. Buethe, J. Batten, S. Morse, S. Gibellini, M. Petracca and B. Kessel; he also attended courses offered by Boston’s Berklee College of Music at the Umbria Jazz satellite school in Perugia, Italy in 1994. In 1995 he started the rock band Matka which recorded two albums, “Lavorare Stanca” in 1998 and “Zen Number 3″ in 2000


Collettivo Apostrophe

Collettivo Apostrophe: Marco Giaccaria (flutes, violin, bouzouki), Eugenio Mirti (acoustic and electric guitars), Sergio Ponti (drums) ABOUT COLLETTIVO APOSTROPHE by Eugenio Mirti Around 2012 Christmas time I was living a bizarre artistic life: my main musical project, Ropa11, was (and still is) stopped because of the success of Paolo Inserra, the drummer, that was hired to play with the famous Italian pop band Baustelle. So now he is very busy and it’s very difficult to plane new projects with our band. At the same time my long term collaboration with Jazzit magazine gave me the chance (and still gives me) to hear billions of records, leaving me two kind of feelings: 1) In case of beautiful records, I am left sad with no self-esteem left at all or 2) in case of horrible or unuseful records I am left worried that my work could be filed this way! So it has passed a long period of artistic holiday during wich I spent a lot of time in teaching, I became the proud dad of two daughters and I’ve done many other beautiful things without an urge to communicate. So finally Christmas time 2012 arrived; I had knew Sergio Ponti in a music school where we both worked in, and since I am an admirer of his style and of his deep musical culture, I wanted to create the chance to play together


Diego Sardo


I've started playing at 13 and I'll never stop until my body can do it. But at that time my mind will continue it...


Corrado Abbate


Originally trained as a classical pianist, Corrado Abbate quickly turned to jazz, soon demonstrating a distinct aptitude for composition and arrangement. He has always loved leading small combos, playing mainly his own compositions, together with exciting jazz renditions of numbers from various musical styles. During the Eighties he led a number of groups highly active on the Torinese scene ("Arsis", "Modal Jazz Quintet", "Sharp Eleventh"), playing everything from hard bop to modal, from fusion to free-funk. Many talented young musicians, now well-known professional players, like Luigi Tessarollo, Marco Tardito, Roberto Regis, Davide Graziano and others, emerged from these groups


Alessandro Minetto


Curriculum Vitae Alessandro Minetto.Drummer. Born inAlessandria on giune the 23th1969 begins his music studies at the age of 15 attending the drum classes of acnowledged italian teachers like:Alberto Bucci, Giorgio Gandino, Maurizio Planker, Marco Volpe and Bruno Astesana. Starts his professional career at the age of 22 performing in Italy and foreign countries. He attends also clinics of drummers: Manh

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Sipario sul Torino Jazz Festival 2019

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Torino, varie sedi 3-4.05.2019 Un assaggio del Torino Jazz Festival, partecipando solo alle due giornate conclusive, ha permesso di prendere atto di una delle scelte programmatiche, e cioè la volontà di portare alla ribalta musicisti torinesi di varie generazioni e notorietà, facendoli spesso interagire con ospiti internazionali. Non a caso anche i due ...

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Borotti e Li Calzi, direttori di Torino Jazz Festival

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Il festival jazz di un grande centro come Torino sta cercando di configurare una propria identità, per diventare un evento che coinvolga concretamente il territorio e le associazioni culturali ivi operanti, così da formare un pubblico trasversale ma curioso e fedele, proponendo produzioni originali, incroci culturali e nomi stimolanti. A partire dall'edizione 2018 la direzione artistica ...


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Archie Shepp Quartet at the 2018 Torino Jazz Festival

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Eva Slongo Quartet at the 2018 Torino Jazz Festival

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