Alessandro Di Serio – piano and composition : he began studying classical piano at the ' Istituto Musicale Vittadini of Pavia with the maestro Alessandro Fortuna. Later, he developed a great passion for jazz music and jazz piano in particular , studying over the years with various teachers such as Umberto Petrin , Antonio Zambrini , Massimo Colombo and in 2001 also participated in the seminar organized in Nuoro Jazz Music by Paolo Fresu , where he studied with Maestro Roberto Cipelli , continuing his studies at the Music Institute of Monteverdi Cremona until 2007 . Between 1991 and 2004 he played in various jazz bands in Pavia , Milan and surroundings , playing with Max Honor, Germano Zenga , Peter Bonelli, Mario Bodini , Armando Coin, Marco Capra , Mirko Fait , Stefano Dolphins, Aurio Cabrini , Livio Wand , Roberto Agostinelli, Stefano Sernagiotto , Joel Severini , Sergio Crucitti , Massimo Pintori . Has deepened over the years the composition of jazz music , having a good set of assets currently own original compositions. Among the international pianists reference favorites are Keith Jarrett, Kenny Barron , Cedar Walton , Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea , Melgrw Miller , Steve Kuhn . In December of 2009 with the quintet "Just 'n Time" has participated in the making of the CD "United Jazz Artists of Milan" recorded together with other jazz bands in Milan with the label " italianway music" ( http://www.italianwaymusic .com / en / artists ) . In May 2013 he created and produced the CD " Bright Portrait" with the formation of " ALEX DI SERIO five" ( A. Di Serio -pn , G. De Mango - voice , M. Bodini -tp , R. Agostinelli -cb ; L . Wand - dr) which contains seven songs he composed and arranged , with the label " italianway music" ( http:/www.italianwaymusic.com/it/artists ) . Gabriella De Mango – voice soloist began singing as a chorister in 1999/2001 in the group " Giudabasso " (genre : ska - reggae - patchanca ) collaborating on the self-titled album in 2005 , after which she sings with "La Guagua " (genre : Afro-Cuban ), then in the chorus " Bevoice " , directed by Anna Garaffa (genre : gospel ) and in 2008/ 2009 as the ead singer in the duo "Blue Duo " (Mark Forcione on guitar , genre: acoustic reinterpretations of jazz , pop, rock) . In 2010 he was soloist in " Twentieth Century" , c / o the theater of Cogliate ( theatrical taken from the twentieth century by Alessandro Baricco , monologue Filippo Pellegrini, musical accompaniment of Mediolanum Jazz Manchine ) . In June 2011 he participated with the choir " Anchors of Air " to " Solevoci Festival" ( www.solevocifestival.it ) , being mentioned as the best soloist with the song Bailaa Taigam of Sainkho Namchylac ) ( www.ancoredaria.com ) directed by Oskar Boldre ( www.oskarboldre.com , genre: progressive-rock , ethno -jazz , church music , southern Italy , ) . He currently works with the Mediolanum Jazz Manchine . Mario Bodini - Trumpet and flugelhorn: began his classical studies with Mario Pezzotta. Then you passionate about jazz and decided to devote all energies to it, alternating study with the masters Claudio stamps before and after Sergio Orlandi, concert performances in quartet, quintet, combos, big band. The favorite music genres are on the cool jazz, bebop, Latin jazz and contemporary jazz, having as musical patterns Clifford Brown, Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Tom Harrell. Roberto Agostinelli - Double bass: musician valuable experience, playing in various jazz bands in Milan. Gifted with great musicality, is able to interpret both the classical standards that the new songs in an original and lively. She particularly enjoys the rhythms of "fast" and the sounds "latin", condendoli both with a well-defined tone and warm. Among his favorite authors are Mingus, Monk, Coltrane. Livio Bacchetta - Drums: began the study of jazz drums fifteen years ago, perfecting the instrument with the drummer Stefano Bagnoli. She plays in various jazz bands in Milan. He has worked hard to recordings of various collaborating with Marco Mastrangelo, Roberta Sdolfo, Stefano Scopece and others. He currently works among others with the formation Mediolanum Jazz Manchine.
Alex Di Serio
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