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Gianni denitto

 
 
 
 

Gianni Denitto is an eclectic saxophonist whose roots ground in classical music, flourish in the jazz world to finally bloom in the synthesis of acoustic and electronic sounds.

A proud artist of Eventide Audio AND Rampone & Cazzani HANDMADE saxophones, Gianni has always been fond of jazz improvisation, world music, electronics and sound design.

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kāla

The album Brain on a Sofa (2015) has led Gianni to explore several countries such as India, China, Nepal and Senegal; a life experience that inspired his brand new record, "Kāla", released in June 2018  for "Elastica Records" and anticipated by a single, "Café d'Arab" released in November 2017 in vinyl only.

Gianni’s soundscapes and musical research have been strongly influenced by a three-year world- tour, masterclasses in international conservatories and academies, and above all by several collaborations with musician of different cultures and traditions. “Kāla” is a musical and geographical journey exploring the nuances of saxophone sound and the boundaries of world music. A journey that connects Morocco’s darbuka to Dakar’s balafon, the melodies of Indian raga to the African-American jazz improvisation. Kāla, “time” in Sanskrit, collects 6 songs. The saxophone is the absolute protagonist in this mixture of world music, electronics and jazz. Denitto's album crosses the traditional African sounds in Touki Bouki, the rarefied atmosphere of Northern Europe in Tillsammans and it balances the traditional sounds and the underground scene of the new China in Air China. Special guests: Zion Train, Masia One, Roots by Nature, Supriyo Dutta, Cheikh Fall, Djiby Diabate.


kora beat

Cheikh Fall Kora, Voice

Gianni Denitto Alto Sax, electronics

Andrea di Marco Electric Bass

Badara Dieng Percussions

Samba Fall Drums

Kora Beat quintet is a world-jazz musical project led by the senegalese Maestro Cheikh Fall from Dakar (Senegal).
The Kora is an harp coming from West Africa and played mainly in traditional music .

The aim of the band is mixing the sound of the Kora with modern music.


 T.U.N.

TORINO UNLIMITED NOISE

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IN SEARCH OF BEAUTY THROUGH NOISE, ELECTRONICS AND JAZZ

Gianni Denitto / Sax & Efx

Fabio Giachino / Synth

Mattia Barbieri / Drums, loops, pads

Torino Unlimited Noise is the title of the first Ep of the band T.U.N., a new project born in 2018 in Turin. Three songs are moving through the different souls of the city, in a sound that finds its roots in the jazz tradition and overcomes its boundaries.

T.U.N. shares and blends experiences and experimentations adding harmonic progressions and improvisation to the electronic music. Torino Unlimited Noise is a homage to the italian city and its sounds, its industrial soul and its underground expressive strength, which today more than ever pushes towards a human dimension, a pursuit of meaning and beauty.

LIVE

2019

MUNDI FESTIVAL BARI | May 31st | KĀLA

PARCO MONTAGNOLA BOLOGNA | June 8th | Kora Beat

NAUTOSCOPIO PALERMO | June 15th | KĀLA

JAZZ RE:FOUND MONFERRATO | JUNE 21st | KĀLA

JAZZALTRO FEST OLGIATE | June 23rd | Kora Beat

ETNICA FEST FIRENZE | June 26th | Kora Beat

EX BAGNI TORINO | June 27th | Kora Beat 3

BASSE FREQUENZE FEST CUNEO | June 28th | Kora Beat opening Bongo Hop

TEAPIU’ DAYS CHIVASSO (TO) | June 29th | KĀLA

BORGO MEDIOEVALE TORINO | July 1st | KĀLA

HOOTANANNY LONDON | July 7th | KĀLA

SAGRA DEI MONDI LUCCA | July 13th | Kora Beat

EDIMBURGH JAZZ FEST | July 14th | KĀLA

CORTONA JAZZ FEST | August 10th | KĀLA

MAURITIUS ISLAND TOUR | AUGUST 17-28 | KĀLA

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Publisher Oyez!

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