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THE MUSICIAN

 

Since 2019 he collaborates with the singer and author Stefano Dall'Armellina.

 

Since 2018 he has collaborated with I Playa Desnuda and Twc. In 2018 Playa Desnuda are a band residing at the Rototom Festival in Spain accompanying artists from all over the world. In 2019 on the occasion of the anniversary of the cd "Ready, Steady, Pops!" will accompany Roy Paci on the stage of the Blessound festival.

 

Since 2013 he has collaborated with the Novara Gospel Festival playing with JT Band Jason Thompson, Wayne Ellington, Michelle John (Eric Clapton), Faye Simpson, Audrey Mattis, Lurine Cato (Mobo Awards), Israel J Allen (Uk X-Factor), Myron Butler & Levi (Grammy Award and Stellar Award American), Isaac Simpson (Grammy and Glass Awards), Michael Stuckey (Glass awards), Richard Hartley (Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey) and with the Novara Gospel Choir choir by Paolo Viana.

 

He collaborated from 2009 to 2018 with Alessandro Pozzetto and Rudy Fantin in the Fvg Gospel Choir.

 

From 2010 to today he has played continues to play with various local choirs including Colors of Gospel, Messengers Mass Choir, River Mass Choir, Italian Gospel Choir and others ...

With the various choirs he has the opportunity to accompany various artists including: Karima, Cheryl Porter, Sherrita Duran, Cedric Shannon Rives & High Praise Gospel Singers, Malik Young, Stefanie R. Minatee, Nick the Nightfly, Donald Lawrence (Grammy Award), Ty Le Blanc, Charlie Cannon ... and appears in several audio / video publications.

 

From 2006 to today it is actively part of the Quinteto Porteño, a splendid formation that ranges from tango to jazz. The lineup has two CDs "Decarísimo" and "Desiderata", the latter for the Alfamusic / Egea label. Also for Alfamusic / Egea the third CD of the group entitled "Rinascimento" is out. The latest CD "Quinteto Porteño with Strings" was recorded live for the group's tenth anniversary with the Arrigoni Orchestra for the Birdland Sounds label.

 

From 2008 to 2009 he was actively part of the InDuo Jazz Q.tet together with Donatella Gorasso, Luca Colussi and Simone Serafini. The formation takes up classic and contemporary jazz pieces mixed with Latin rhythms, all rearranged for quartet.

 

In 2007 he will briefly collaborate with the Phonica rock group of Venice with whom he has the opportunity to share the stage with Stadio and Sugar Free. With the band he plays at Mei di Faenza for the 1st Pop label.

 

From 2006 to 2009 he collaborated actively with Maria Dal Rovere (Luca Pitteri, Magris, Striscia la Notizia ...) in the Maria Live Band project. The band ranges effortlessly from Funk to Latin treading numerous stages: from clubs to the largest squares in Italy.

Always with the Maria Live Band and the choir Paul Jeffrey directed by Angela Milanese he plays at the Leonardo da Vinci auditorium in San Donà di Piave (Ve) for "The poet of Italian music" at the Teatro dei Pazzi in honor of the lyricist Mogol. At the end Mogol will invite those present to Cet, the music school he founded in Umbria. From the evening the DVD "The poet of Italian music" is produced.

With the Maria Live Band he will have the opportunity to play with Manuela Panizzo (Gianluca Mosole, Cece Rogers, Courtney Pine ...), Vittoria Hyde (X-factor), Antonio Torella (Compagnia della Rancia).

 

Since 2006 she has accompanied singers, soloists and the choir conducted by Elena Camerin and Angela Milanese for the Paul Jeffrey school of singing directed by Fiorella Ventinelli.

 

From 2006 to 2009 he collaborated in the singing contest "My free song" for the CEM of Pordenone.

 

From 2005 to 2007 he collaborated with the Big Bad of Pordenone directed by Jury Dal Dan. With the Big Band he will take part in the recording session of the Jury Dal Dan cd "Personal Africa".

 

In 2004 he collaborated with Ermes Ghirardini in the "Uncommon People" project from which the cd "Schiume" was born.

 

From 2000 to 2003 he collaborated with Latin Llamarada. The group is dedicated entirely to Latin American music. The band will play at Music in Village sharing the stage with Tribà.

He started playing "live" at a very young age (1995) with Issamana and Jammin 'Groove in clubs and music festivals. At that time he had the opportunity to share the stage with Nicolò Fabi, Max Gazzè, Prozac + and the Tre Allegri Ragazzi Morti.

 

 

It has the following productions:

 

  • Ghirardini Quartet "Schiume" (Cd)

  • Quinteto Porteño "Decarísimo" (Cd)

  • Jury Dal Dan "Personal Africa" ​​(Cd)

  • "The poet of Italian music" (Dvd) with Mogol

  • "Jazz & Wine Exclusive Groove" (Cd Compilation)

  • Symphonic Orchestra Fvg "Molinari op.3" (Dvd) - recorded at the Verdi Theater of Pordenone

  • Quinteto Porteño "Desiderata" (Cd)

  • The Colors of Gospel "Holy Ghost Crazy Colors" (Cd)

  • Fvg Powerful Gospel Chorale "New Year's Concert" (Dvd) - recorded at the Teatro Nuovo Giovanni da Udine

  • Fvg Powerful Gospel Chorale "Una Luce Sul Mare" (Dvd) - featuring Sherrita Duran & Alessandro Pozzetto

  • River Gospel Mass Choir "Praise the Lord" (Cd)

  • Fvg Gospel Choir "Par Furlan" (Cd)

  • Quinteto Porteño "Renaissance" (Alfa Music / Egea)

  • FVG Gospel Mass Choir "The Mass Message" (Cd Angel Wings Studios)

  • Fvg Powerful Gospel Chorale "Live @ Teatro Nuovo Giovanni da Udine" (Cd Angel Wings Studios)

  • The Colors of Gospel "Colors Inside" (Cd)

  • Quinteto Porteño "Quinteto Porteño with Strings" (Cd Birdland Sounds)

 

 

Over the years he plays in different formations including:

 

  • Issamana

  • Jammin 'Groove

  • Latin Llamarada

  • Queen of the Diamonds

  • Ghirardini Quartet

  • Quinteto Porteño

  • Maria's Live Band

  • Phonica

  • Big Band of Pordenone

  • Imp.Act

  • Nu Jazz Quartet

  • InDuo Jazz Q.tet

  • Agatha

  • Base Side Band

  • Fvg Gospel Choir

  • Fvg Gospel Mass Choir

  • The Colors of Gospel

  • River Gospel Mass Choir

  • Alessandro Pozzetto & Soul Vibes

  • Friuli Venezia Giulia Symphony Orchestra

  • Powerful Gospel Choir

  • Alessandro Pozzetto & Gold Tracks

  • Italian Gospel Choir

  • Soul Mates

  • Jason Thompson Band

  • Cinzia sings Mina

  • Fvg Gospel Choir and Rtv Slovenian Orchestra

  • Playa Desnuda and Twc

  • Stefano Dall'Armellina

 

Since 1995 he has had the opportunity to collaborate with various personalities including:

 

Voice: Donald Lawrence, Isaac Simpson, Myron Butler & Levi, Chelsea West, Deonis Cook, Audrey Mattis, Richard Hartley, Michelle John, Faye Simpson, Wayne Ellington, Malik Young, Israel J Allen, Caroline Henry, Carol Bertogal, Stefanie R. Minatee, Nick the Nightfly, Lurine Cato, Israel J Allen, Sherrita Duran, Cheryl Porter, Cedric Shannon Rives & High Praise Gospel Singers, Roy Paci, Stefano Dall'Armellina, Maria Dal Rovere, Alessandro Pozzetto, Angela Milanese, Elisa Aramonte, Michela Grena, Serena Finatti, Lorena Favot, Donatella Gorasso, Vittoria Hyde, Manuela Panizzo, Antonio Torella, Silvia Marchesan, Elsa Martin, Laura Battel, Clara Rivieri, Rodolfo Vitale ...

 

Drums and Percussions: Garren Smith, Jonathon Rodney, Jesse J. Grant, Paolo Prizzon, Luca Colussi, Andrea Pivetta, Simone Gerardo, Mattia Martincigh, Ermes Ghirardini, Alessandro Truccolo, Riccardo Quagliato, Massimo Manzi, Stefano Palaferri, Nevio Basso, Alex Poletto , Pablo de Biasi, Papa Luciani, Gianpaolo Listo, Moreno Buttinar, Deni Vian, Stefano Rigato, Tomas Keffel, El Puma, Vladi Boscolo, Angelo Pighin, Max Nicoletti, Oscar Vernier, Alessandro Mansutti, Matteo Ramuscello, Jacopo Zanette ...

 

Bass: Arran Powell, Dwaine Johnson, Aaron Thomas, Lello Gnesutta, Alessandro Turchet, Gigi Todesca, Andrea Lombardini, Piero Cescut, Simone Serafini, Romano Todesco, Frantz Unterpicker, Mariano Pino, Brux, Federico Mistè, Luca Amatruda, Stefano Panizzo, Gianfranco Ciuffreda, Gianni Regeni, Giovanni Gorgoni ...

 

Guitar: Marcello Salcuni, Alessandro Tempesta, Francesco Tizianel, Luigi Pelissetti, Cesare Coletti, Luka Udjbinac, Mozo Marko, Alberto Milani, Davide Mastrangelo ...

 

Piano: E. Dwaine Draine, Ainsley Johns, Jason Thompson, Emlyn Maillard, Marco Petrusiĉ, Rudy Fantin, Daniele Martin, Nicola Bottos, Paolo Corsini, Daniele Labelli, Jury Dal Dan, Gianpaolo Rinaldi, Ivan Zuccarato, James Williams, Michele Bonivento, Luca Zanon, Giovanni Molaro ...

 

Violin: Simone D'Eusanio, Davide Albanese, Tatiana Bolotova, Nicola Mansutti, Orchestra D'Archi Arrigoni, Slovenian Rtv Orchestra, Udine Orchestra ...

 

Brass and Reeds: Beppe di Benedetto, Luca Calabrese, Nevio Zaninotto, Federico Missio, Lorenzo Marcolina, Piergiorgio Caverzan, Stefano Gajon, Corrado Zanetti, Francesco Minutello, Slovenian Rtv Orchestra, Udine Orchestra ...

 

Accordion: Nicola Milan, Manabu Hiyama ...

 

 

STUDIES and TEACHING

 

He took his first steps at the age of ten in the Casarsa della Delizia Municipal Band under the guidance of the teacher Elena Buset studying Trumpet and Solfeggio. Struck by groups such as the Beatles, Queen and subsequently Eddie Van Halen and Steve Vai he switches to electric guitar at the age of 13 taking lessons from Marco Fantin, Luigi Pelissetti and Rossano Palù.

 

After a course of study mainly as a self-taught, which lasted until the end of high school (Diploma of Electronic Expert obtained at ITIS A. Malignani), he enrolled at the Klagenfurt Conservatory. In 2003 he graduated in jazz and pop guitar under the guidance of prof. Guido Jeszensky acquiring the title of "Maestro".

At the same time he tackles the study of classical guitar with prof. Helmut Weinhandl obtaining an advanced diploma.

Inside the conservatory he has the opportunity to study with Harald Neuwirth, Lee Harper, Erich Bachtraegl, Heinz Von Herman, Andreas Mittermeier, Uli Langthaler.

 

In addition to the studies inside the conservatory, he takes part in seminars or private lessons with: Jim Hall, Tuck Andress, David Becker, Bruce Becker, Scott Cooley, Philip Catherine, Kenny Wheeler, John Taylor, Agostino Di Giorgio, Christian Havel, Bruno Cesselli, Tolo Marton, Fabio Zeppetella, Andrea Allione, Glauco Venier, Paolo Giordano, Davide Mastrangelo, Gabriele Mirabassi, Bebo Ferra, Peter Helbolzeimer, Norma Winstone, Judy Niemack, Thomas Walsh, Luke Gillespie, Bobby Shew.

 

As a Music Teacher he taught or teaches:

 

since 1999 private lessons at his studio and online lessons

from 2003 to today at IMP in Aviano

from 2003 to today at Zoppola 's art of music

from 2009 to today at the USAF Community Center in Aviano

from 2018 to today at the Vendramini school in Pordenone

from 2009 to 2015 at the Play School of Pordenone of which he was co-founder together with Alberto Milani and Francesco Tizianel

since 2003 he regularly holds workshops in private and public bodies

from 2000 to 2009 at the CEM of Pordenone

from 2002 to 2003 at the Philharmonic of Maniago

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About me

Musician & Teacher

He has been working as a teacher and professional musician since 2000, ranging in different musical styles: classical, Latin, jazz, rock, funk and gospel. He plays in Italy and abroad in festivals (Novara Gospel Festival, Grado Jazz, Castelfidardo International Festival, Gospel Air Switzerland, Varese Gospel Festival, Musae, Jazz Koiné, Fadiesis Accordion Festival, Nightfly ...), Theaters (Ponchielli Cremona, Giovanni from Udine, Verdi of Pordenone, Verdi of Trieste, Conegliano Academy, Regio Torino, Faraggiana and Coccia Novara ...) Squares, Clubs, Radio and Tv (ORF, RAI, SKY, MEDIASET ...), Private Parties and Corporate Gigs .

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