8th Italian Jazzfestival: Aldo Bassi / Gianluca Podio Quintet

Sa 25.11. – 21:30 h – Eintritt: € 13 / 10
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8th Italian Jazzfestival: Aldo Bassi / Gianluca Podio Quintet

Mitveranstalter: Italienisches Kulturinstitut Berlin


Aldo Bassi / Gianluca Podio Quintet
Aldo Bassi (tp), Gianluca Podio (p), Giorgio Crobu (g), Josh Ginsburg (b), Andrea Marcelli (dr)
…Film and Italian Music meet Jazz.

Music by: Pino Daniele, Ennio Morricone, Piero Uimiliani, Nino Rota, Luigi Tenco, Fabrizio De Andre`, Gianluca Podio, Aldo Bassi.


IJF_Aldo Bassi_11_17ALDO BASSI born in Rome, began his career in the ’80s playing the trumpet in the best orchestras in Rome, starting with Bruno Biriaco’s Big Band. In 1992 he formed with Rosario Giuliani, the „Bassi-Giuliani Quintet“.  In 2004 he became a member of the Italian National Jazz Orchestra. In 2005 he took part in the „PMJO“ Parco Della Musica Jazz Orchestra of Rome’s Auditorium, conducted by Maurizio Giammarco, with which he played all over the world. During his career he participated in the making of various cinema and TV soundtracks with the best Italian masters such as Ennio Morricone, Piero Piccioni, R. Serio, Manuel De Sica.
Aldo Bassi teaches at the Conservatory of Benevento and also collaborated with Enrico Rava, Antonello Salis, Rick Margitza, Steve Turre, Steve Grossman, Benny Golson, Kenny Wheeler, Uri Caine, Maria Schneider a.o…

IJF_GianlucaPodio_11_17GIANLUCA PODIO ranges over a vast number of musical genres. He collaborated with leading personalities such as, Film Music legend, Ennio Morricone and singer Star Pino Daniele, for about ten years each.
He also composed tunes performed by Renato Zero, Mina, Fiorella Mannoia and Pino Daniele.
He graduated in piano in 1984 with a first and honours under the guidance of Carlo Bruno at the Santa Cecilia Music Academy in Rome.
He then went on to getting his Composition Diploma, again with a first, with Ivan Vandor (1988) at the “G.B.Martini” Music Academy in Bologna as well as obtaining top marks in his diploma as an Orchestra Conductor with Vittorio Antonellini at the “A.Casella” Music Academy in Aquila (1994). In 2008 he obtained the Specialized Academic Diploma in Composition (Music from the twentieth century to today) at the “L.Refice” Music Academy in Frosinone with Antonio Poce with a first and honours. His profound friendship with Goffredo Petrassi proved to be absolutely fundamental for his  artistic and humane formation. Furthermore his studio meetings with Karlheinz Stockausen, Aldo Clementi and Salvatore Sciarrino were also significant. He composes symphonic, operatic and chamber music published by Raitrade and regularly performs in important institutions such as the Carnegie Hall in New York, the Gasteig in Munich and the Roy Thompson Hall in Toronto.
He regularly makes recordings as an orchestral conductor and pianist with important national and foreign orchestras.

JOSH GINBURG Brooklyn/Berlin based bassist and composer  is one of the most sought-after players on the international jazz scene.
As a sideman, Josh has performed and/or recorded with countless jazz luminaries: Tom Harrell, Mulgrew Miller, Kenny Barron, Lennie White, Jeff „Tain“ Watts, Mark Turner, Robert Glasper. He is a regular member of the Kurt Rosenwinkel „Standards“ Trio, the George Colligan Trio.

GIORGIO CROBU – Guitar – in Oristano (Italien) geboren.
Seit 1983 ist Giorgio Crobu in Berlin.
Ende der 80er tourte er für zwei Jahre mit Joe Pass im Quartett mit zwei Gitarren.
Mit seiner Musik assoziiert man die romantische Atmosphäre von Bill Evans und den weichen Sound von Wes Montgomery, immer geprägt von der Wärme der Mittelmeerländlichen Kultur. Im Laufe der Jahre nehmen die Tourneen in verschiedenen europäischen und außereuropäischen Länder.

ANDREA MARCELLI (geboren in Rom), Schlagzeuger und Komponist.
Von 1989 bis 1997 lebt er in Los Angeles, danach vier Jahre in New York.
Seit 2001 ist Marcelli in Berlin, wo er am Film „Good Bye Lenin“ mitwirkt und mehrere Jazzauszeichnungen erhaelt. Er hat bis jetzt etwa 190 eigene Kompositionen aufgenommen. Zwei seiner Kompositionen finden Eingang in die bedeutende Sammlung „The European Real Book“ und „The Digital Real Book part 2“.
Er spielt in den USA, Japan, Indien, Brasilien, all over Europe, Tunisia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique; Lebanon etc.
Mit: Wayne Shorter, Ekkehard Wölk, Don Menza, Bob Mintzer, Mike Stern, Bob Berg, Eddie Gomez,  Allan Holdsworth, John Patitucci, David Liebman, Markus Stockhausen, Ralph Towner, Eberhard Weber, Frank Gambale, Hiram Bullock, Harold Land, Wolfgang Lackerschmid and many others.
Als Bandleader veröffentlicht Marcelli pfünf Alben mit eigenen Kompositionen:
Silent Will und Oneness (Verve/PolyGram/Polydor KK) + Beyond the Blue, Sundance(2012), Stories (2015)

8th Italian jazz Festival in Berlin
An exceptional encounter between some of the most interesting musicians from various regions of the Italian Jazz scene and the Berliner Jazz scene.  Four unforgettable concerts at the Kunstfabrik Schlot on November 23.-26.  The Festival will open on 23.11 with a concert inspired by Luigi Pirandello, Nobel Prize winner in literature, for his 150th Anniversary, with creative actor/singer Matteo Gazzolo and pianist Donatello D’Attoma Trio.
On 24.11  „From Martin Luther to Claudio Monteverdi“ two jubilees in music 500 and 450 years! With the project of virtuoso pianist Ekkehard Wölk’s, Lutheriana and several guests.
On 25.11 will come a delegation of the Conservatory N. Sala of Benevento, a Quintet featuring pianist star Gianluca Podio and lyric Aldo Bassi on trumpet.
On 26.11 the return of the poetic Trio of pianist Carlo Morena and his own compositions. Representing the Berlin Jazz scene will perform Giorgio Crobu, Josh Ginsburg, Andrea Marcelli, Igor Spallati and Jörn Henrich.
Diverse musical „dialects“ fusing magically and directing toward a creative road always based on sincere musical dialog. The bands will propose both original compositions and rearrangements of famous Italian melodies from different parts and historic periods of Italy.

Musikalische Leitung und Schlagzeuger Andrea Marcelli
Mitveranstalter: Italienisches Kulturinstitut Berlin