Antonio Fusco Quintet: Peaceful Soul

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  • Artist(s): Antonio Fusco, Noah Lynn Hocker, Satoshi Tokuda, Yasuhiro Kohama, Yuki Hirate
  • Composer(s): Antonio Fusco
  • EAN Code: 7.46160913797
  • Edition: Da Vinci Jazz
  • Format: 1 Cd
  • Instrumentation: Double-Bass, Drums, Piano, Saxophone, Trumpet
  • Period: Contemporary
  • Publication year: 2022
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Antonio Fusco is an Italian drummer, composer and teacher, born in Solofra, Avellino, currently based in Beijing (China). He is one of the most interesting and original drummers of the European jazz scene, always supportive and focused on new trends in jazz and music in general. His style results from a long personal research and ranges from mainstream to the avant-garde music. His proficiency in many different musical contexts and settings, and his skills of versatility and creativity have earned him enthusiastic praise in Europe, China and Africa.

As new project, he founded the Antonio Fusco 5et featuring the American trumpet player Noah Linn Hocker, Yasuhiro Kohama (tenor & soprano saxophone), Yuki Hirate (piano) and Satoshi Tokuda (bass). This first album was recorded in the September 2019.

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Antonio Fusco: Mentioned in the new edition of the New Italian Jazz Dictionary written by Flavio Caprera by Feltrinelli publisher (2014), A.Fusco is credited on over 50 albums as sideman, leader and co-leader. In 2011 has being collaborating with the Italian avant-garde trumpeter Giovanni Falzone’s playing with his Around Ornette 5et (winner of the 2011 contest as Best Album of the Year) and the G.Falzone Contemporary Orchestra's, recording the album “Led Zeppelin Suite”. His press review consists of articles, interviews and reviews on magazines, newspapers and e-zines of high European profile, such as Jazzit Magazine, Musica Jazz, Batteria & Percussioni, Musicateneo, Senza Barcode, La Repubblica, Il Corriere della Sera, Jazz Espresso. He has also been frequently hosted by Radio Broadcastings like Radio Popolare, RADIO RAI 3 Piazza Verdi, JAZZ INSIDE. 2012 he joined the Tino Tracanna Acrobats 5et. The first album was scored the third place in the magazine Musica & Dischi as the best of 2013. In the 2016 the third place as best group of the year in the referendum launched by the national magazine MUSICA JAZZ. He played with Tim Berne, Paolo Fresu, Garrison Fewel, Nick Hampton, Tino Tracanna 5et, Francesco Bearzatti Tinissima, Yuhan Su, Reem Kelani, Henrik Jenesn FB13, Sejin Bae. Since 2017 August he is drums teacher at the Beijing Contemporary Music Academy and he was part as judge and drums teacher in several competitions around China such us the IPEA drums competition and masterclasses at the Shanghai Conservatory.

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Antonio Fusco: Mentioned in the new edition of the New Italian Jazz Dictionary written by Flavio Caprera by Feltrinelli publisher (2014), A.Fusco is credited on over 50 albums as sideman, leader and co-leader. In 2011 has being collaborating with the Italian avant-garde trumpeter Giovanni Falzone’s playing with his Around Ornette 5et (winner of the 2011 contest as Best Album of the Year) and the G.Falzone Contemporary Orchestra's, recording the album “Led Zeppelin Suite”. His press review consists of articles, interviews and reviews on magazines, newspapers and e-zines of high European profile, such as Jazzit Magazine, Musica Jazz, Batteria & Percussioni, Musicateneo, Senza Barcode, La Repubblica, Il Corriere della Sera, Jazz Espresso. He has also been frequently hosted by Radio Broadcastings like Radio Popolare, RADIO RAI 3 Piazza Verdi, JAZZ INSIDE. 2012 he joined the Tino Tracanna Acrobats 5et. The first album was scored the third place in the magazine Musica & Dischi as the best of 2013. In the 2016 the third place as best group of the year in the referendum launched by the national magazine MUSICA JAZZ. He played with Tim Berne, Paolo Fresu, Garrison Fewel, Nick Hampton, Tino Tracanna 5et, Francesco Bearzatti Tinissima, Yuhan Su, Reem Kelani, Henrik Jenesn FB13, Sejin Bae. Since 2017 August he is drums teacher at the Beijing Contemporary Music Academy and he was part as judge and drums teacher in several competitions around China such us the IPEA drums competition and masterclasses at the Shanghai Conservatory.