Flavio Davanzo

22/06/2010 alle ore 13:37 da Mocambo Swing

Tromba e sordine

Nato a Trieste nel 1972. Inizia a suonare la tromba nelle bande di città sin da giovane; nel 1991 si diploma presso il Conservatorio di Trieste G.Tartini. Qualche anno dopo si dedica all’improvvisazione e dal 1995 allo studio del jazz seguendo i seminari estivi di Siena, Urbino e Perugia, dove in quest’ultimo riceve una borsa di studio per studiare alla berklee negli Stati Uniti e due partecipazioni ad importanti rassegne quali Umbria jazz winter (VT) ed Eco jazz festival (RC). Negli ultimi anni si avvicina sensibilmente alla scena popolare, suonando in Italia e Slovenia con: BalkanBabau Circus Orchestra, Original Kletzmer Ensemble, Earthbeat Ensemble. Con quest’ultimo incide “los lugares del sueno”, che entrerà nella classifica Top Jazz della rivista Musica Jazz come uno dei migliori dischi dell’anno. Rimane comunque attivo nel jazz e avrà occasione di suonare con: Tony Scott,Paul Jeffrey ,Enrico Rava, U.T. Gandhi,Giancarlo Schiaffini,Luca Calabrese,Sebi Tramontana,Beppe Caruso,Pietro Tonolo,Marcello Tonolo,Glauco Venier,Alberto Mandarini,Lauro Rossi,Nevio Zaninotto, Daniele Dagaro ,Giovanni Maier, Sandro Gibellini,Andrea Allione, Nicola Becattini e molti altri. Collabora e ha collaborato con: Siena Jazz Big Band, Ocho Rios, Model T Bolgie, Royal Big Band, Udine BigBand, OrchestraJazz del Friuli Venezia Giulia,Panthabrass,Pupkin kabarett. Dal 2002 risulta artista e arrangiatore del gruppo “Ezz-thetic” prodotto dalla casa “Good Lookin”di Londra. Inoltre, sin dal diploma, rimane collegato alla musica classica collaborando con il Teatro G.Verdi dal 2004 lavorando a varie produzioni lirico/sinfoniche.Ha suonato per vari festivals jazz in Italia,Svizzera,Croazia,Francia,Austria e Germania
Ha partecipato a trasmissioni radiofoniche e televisive per la R.A.I in qualità di esecutore, arrangiatore, compositore e solista.

Discografia:
Andrea Allione “Vostok”
Mr Lucky & sen-sa-shun band “first sensation”
Balkan Babau circus orkestar “en dva opa!”
Carlo Colombo “play boy”
U.T Gandhi “Duos-short stories”
Earthbeat Ensemble “Los lugares del sueno”
Ocho Rios “vedrai vedrai”(Tenco) per Irma records
Remo Anzovino “dispari”
U.T Gandhi “water colors”
Stefano Schiraldi “lucidità”
Giancarlo Schiaffini Phantabrass “live in sant’anna arresi”
Giancarlo Schiaffini Phantabrass “Basic blues”
Varie incisioni per la Good lookin records-London.

Trumpet

Born in Trieste in 1972, he started to play the trumpet in town bands at an early age. In 1991, he graduated from the conservatory of music Giuseppe Tartini, in Trieste. Some years later, he devoted himself to improvisation; since 1995, he has been studying Jazz, attending summer seminars in Siena, Urbino and Perugia. At this last seminar, he won a scholarship to study at Berklee College of Music, Boston, USA, and got two invitations to important festivals such as The Umbria Jazz Winter (VT) and Eco Jazz Festival (RC). In the last years, he has been fascinated by poplar music, and played in Italy and Slovenia with BalkanBabau, Circus Orchestra, Original Kletzmer Ensemble, Earthbeat Ensemble. With this last band, he recorded “Los lugares del sueno”, which goes into the Top Jazz chart of Music Jazz review as one of the best albums of the year. Nonetheless, he has also kept up his Jazz music, getting the chance to play with Tony Scott, Paul Jeffrey, Enrico Rava, U.T. Gandhi, Giancarlo Schiaffini, Luca Calabrese, Sebi Tramontana, Beppe Caruso, Pietro Tonolo, Marcello Tonolo, Glauco Venier, Alberto Mandarini, Lauro Rossi, Nevio Zaninotto, Daniele Dagaro, Giovanni Maier, Sandro Gibellini, Andrea Allione, Nicola Becattini and many others. He has collaborated and still collaborates with: Siena Jazz Big Band, Ocho Rios, Model T Bolgie, Royal Big Band, Udine BigBand, OrchestraJazz del Friuli Venezia Giulia, Panthabrass, Pupkin Kabarett. Since 2002, he has been part of “Ezz-thetic” and produced “Good Looking” by London Record Label, as both a musician and arranger. Moreover, since he has earned his diploma, he has been cultivating his passion for classical music, collaborating, since 2004, at numerous lyrical

and symphonic productions with Verdi Theatre in Trieste. Finally, he played in many Jazz festivals in Italy, Switzerland, Croatia, France, Austria and Germany and took part in RAI radio and TV programs as performer, arranger, composer and solo artist.
Discography: Andrea Allione “Vostok”, Mr Lucky & sen-sa-shun band “first sensation”, Balkan Babau circus orkestar “en dva opa!”, Carlo Colombo “play boy”, U.T Gandhi, “Duos-short stories”, Earthbeat Ensemble “Los lugares del sueno”, Ocho Rios “vedrai vedrai”(Tenco) with Irma records, Remo Anzovino “dispari”, U.T Gandhi “water colors”, Stefano Schiraldi “lucidità”, Giancarlo Schiaffini Phantabrass “live in sant’anna arresi”, Giancarlo Schiaffini Phantabrass “Basic blues”, many recordings by London “Good looking records”.

Born in Trieste in 1972, he started to play the trumpet in town bands at an early age. In 1991, he graduated from the conservatory of music Giuseppe Tartini, in Trieste. Some years later, he devoted himself to improvisation; since 1995, he has been studying Jazz, attending summer seminars in Siena, Urbino and Perugia. At this last seminar, he won a scholarship to study at Berklee College of Music, Boston, USA, and got two invitations to important festivals such as The Umbria Jazz Winter (VT) and Eco Jazz Festival (RC). In the last years, he has been fascinated by poplar music, and played in Italy and Slovenia with BalkanBabau, Circus Orchestra, Original Kletzmer Ensemble, Earthbeat Ensemble. With this last band, he recorded “Los lugares del sueno”, which goes into the Top Jazz chart of Music Jazz review as one of the best albums of the year. Nonetheless, he has also kept up his Jazz music, getting the chance to play with Tony Scott, Paul Jeffrey, Enrico Rava, U.T. Gandhi, Giancarlo Schiaffini, Luca Calabrese, Sebi Tramontana, Beppe Caruso, Pietro Tonolo, Marcello Tonolo, Glauco Venier, Alberto Mandarini, Lauro Rossi, Nevio Zaninotto, Daniele Dagaro, Giovanni Maier, Sandro Gibellini, Andrea Allione, Nicola Becattini and many others. He has collaborated and still collaborates with: Siena Jazz Big Band, Ocho Rios, Model T Bolgie, Royal Big Band, Udine BigBand, OrchestraJazz del Friuli Venezia Giulia, Panthabrass, Pupkin Kabarett. Since 2002, he has been part of “Ezz-thetic” and produced “Good Looking” by London Record Label, as both a musician and arranger. Moreover, since he has earned his diploma, he has been cultivating his passion for classical music, collaborating, since 2004, at numerous lyricaland symphonic productions with Verdi Theatre in Trieste. Finally, he played in many Jazz festivals in Italy, Switzerland, Croatia, France, Austria and Germany and took part in RAI radio and TV programs as performer, arranger, composer and solo artist.Discography: Andrea Allione “Vostok”, Mr Lucky & sen-sa-shun band “first sensation”, Balkan Babau circus orkestar “en dva opa!”, Carlo Colombo “play boy”, U.T Gandhi, “Duos-short stories”, Earthbeat Ensemble “Los lugares del sueno”, Ocho Rios “vedrai vedrai”(Tenco) with Irma records, Remo Anzovino “dispari”, U.T Gandhi “water colors”, Stefano Schiraldi “lucidità”, Giancarlo Schiaffini Phantabrass “live in sant’anna arresi”, Giancarlo Schiaffini Phantabrass “Basic blues”, many recordings by London “Good looking records”.

 

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