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Vittorio Solimene
Vittorio (*1998 in Napoli) began studying classical piano at the age of 12 but soon became passionate about jazz. He enrolled at the A. Manzoni Liceo Musicale in Latina, where he followed a classical education, and at the age of 15 he was admitted to the three-year academic course in jazz piano at the Saint Louis College of Music in Roma. Here he has the opportunity to study piano with Dario Zeno, Pierpaolo Principato, Alessandro Gwis and Roberto Tarenzi and ensemble music with Maurizio Giammarco and Rosario Giuliani. In the same year, he attended the Tuscia summer seminars in Jazz, where he was lucky enough to meet Aaron Parks, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Eric Revis and Justin Faulkner.
He was admitted in 2015 to the prestigious Siena Jazz summer seminars, where he had the opportunity to study with some of the most important names on the national and international jazz scene such as: Gerald Clayton, John Escreet, Franco D'Andrea, Mark Giuliana, Shane Endsley, Roberto Gatto and Claudio Fasoli.
After finishing high school, he moved to Roma, where he quickly entered the capital's jazz scene, performing in the city's major clubs. In 2017 he won the overall first prize in the solo section of the Paolo Randazzo competition. In the same year, he was a guest of the New Talents Jazz Orchestra, permanent orchestra of the Auditorium Parco della Musica, for the homage to the great Italian saxophonist Massimo Urbani, entitled "Max Sweet Love". In July of the same year, he obtained a three-year degree in jazz piano from the Saint Louis College of Music with a grade of 110/110 with honors. At the end of 2017 he began studying the Hammond organ.
In 2018, he began collaborating with the saxophonist Rosario Giuliani, especially as an organist and, occasionally, as a pianist. In the same year, he formed the first trio named after him. In June 2020 he graduated from the two-year course in jazz piano at the Conservatorio Santa Cecilia in Roma with a score of 110/110 with honors and honorable mention.
At the end of 2022, he joined Gegè Telesforo's new sextet called “Big Mama Legacy”, with which he was on tour in major Italian theaters and festivals. In 2023, he formed the quartet "Alexithymia", with Lorenzo Simoni on alto sax, Alessandro Bintzios on double bass and Michele Santoleri on drums.
He has collaborated with some of the most important names on the national and international jazz scene: Kurt Elling, Gegè Telesforo, Fabrizio Bosso, Rosario Giuliani, Benny Benack III, Max Lonata, Roberto Gatto, Dario Deidda, Fabio Zeppetella, Maurizio Giammarco, Jerome Sabbagh, Nicola Angelucci, Lorenzo Tucci, Marco Valeri, Francesco Lento and many others. He has performed in some of the major festivals, theaters and clubs in Italy. He had the opportunity to perform in various countries: in the Netherlands, in Finland), in England, in Germany and in Estonia.
homepage: www.vittoriosolimene.com
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