Giorgio Albanese

Giorgio Albanese begann im Alter von acht Jahren das Akkordeon-Spiel. Schon kurze Zeit später gewann er erste nationale und auch internationale Preise. Seinen Abschluss am Konservatorium “Niccolò Piccinni” in Bari absolvierte er mit „cum laude“.

Seitdem hat er er mit den unterschiedlichsten Künstlern zusammen gearbeitet. Musikalisch kennt Albanese keine Grenzen: Zeitgenössischer Jazz, Freie Improvisation oder moderner Tango – für Giorgio Albanese gibt es keine Grenzen.

Auch in den unterschiedlichsten musikalischen Feldern ist er zuhause. Albanese komponiert Musik für Theater, Tanzproduktionen und Kino/Film.

Sein Talent und seine Vielseitigkeit führten ihn nach Frankreich, Portugal, Spanien, England, Finnland, Argentinien, Russland und China.

Er spielte mit: Jhon Thicai (DEN), Gianni Lenoci (IT), Steve Potts (USA), Mikael Swafirowski (FIN), Ricardo Tejero (SPA), Danilo Gallo (IT), Livio Minafra (IT), Gianluigi Trovesi (IT), Dominic Lash (UK), Richard Barrett (UK), William Parker (USA).

Er studierte/besuchte Seminare bei: Kent Carter (USA), Jhon Thicai (DEN), Gianni Lenoci (IT),Steve Potts (USA), Jerry Bergonzi (USA), Roberto Ottaviano (IT), Davide Santorsola (IT), Pino Minafra (IT), Gianluigi Trovesi (IT), William Parker (USA), Karl Berger (USA), Luigi Giannatempo (IT), Greg Burk (USA), Alessandro Sbordoni (IT), Dick Oatts (USA).

Und schließlich gewann er die folgenden Preise:
– Italia Award – Jazz Accordion – 1st prize
– World Accordion Championship – 2nd prize
– Trophèe Mondiale de l’ accordeon – 2nd prize
– 4th Accordion Art Festival – Italia Award 1st prize
– International Competition “Premio Leo Ceroni”- 1st prize
– National Roland V-Accordion festival – 1st prize
– Primus Ikaalinen competition – 2nd prize
– International competition “Città di Lanciano” – 1st prize
– Intenational Competition “Città di Capistrello” – 1st prize
– International competition “Trofeo città di Palagianello” – 1st prize
– International competition for accordion player for soloist and group – 1st prize

Ein Künstler, den es zu entdecken gilt!

Born in Ostuni in 1986 Giorgio Albaneseegan playing the accordion at the age of eight and not long afterwards started to win various National and International competitions.
He has a degree in “Musica Jazz” at the Conservatoire “Niccolò Piccinni” in Bari, with a first class honours cum laude. Taught by M° R. Ottaviano.

Has had the pleasure of meeting and collaborating with various musicians who are known nationally and internationally, including: Jhon Thicai (DEN), Gianni Lenoci (IT), Steve Potts (USA), Mikael Swafirowski (FIN), Ricardo Tejero (SPA), Danilo Gallo (IT), Livio Minafra (IT), Gianluigi Trovesi (IT), Dominic Lash (UK), Richard Barrett (UK), William Parker (USA).
He has studied and/or attended seminars with: Kent Carter (USA), Jhon Thicai (DEN), Gianni Lenoci (IT),Steve Potts (USA), Jerry Bergonzi (USA), Roberto Ottaviano (IT), Davide Santorsola (IT), Pino Minafra (IT), Gianluigi Trovesi (IT), William Parker (USA), Karl Berger (USA), Luigi Giannatempo (IT), Greg Burk (USA), Alessandro Sbordoni (IT), Dick Oatts (USA).

In the summer of 2009 at the Umbria jazz festival he was selected by the teachers of the “Berklee College of music” in Boston as “the best talent”, winning a scholarship to study a full time program at a prestigious American music school.

Since 2006 he has been involved in various musical projects ranging from contemporary jazz to free improvisation, from world music to modern tango, collaborating across various multidisciplinary artistic fields, such as theatre, dance and cinema.
He is part of various musical projects and has given concerts in Italy, France, Portugal, Spain, England, Egypt, Croatia, Finland, Argentina, Holland, Russia, China.

Prizes and Awards

– Italia Award – Jazz Accordion – 1st prize;
– World Accordion Championship – 2nd prize;
– Trophèe Mondiale de l’ accordeon – 2nd prize;
– 4th Accordion Art Festival – Italia Award 1st prize;
– International Competition “Premio Leo Ceroni”- 1st prize;
– National Roland V-Accordion festival – 1st prize;
– Primus Ikaalinen competition – 2nd prize;
– International competition “Città di Lanciano” – 1st prize;
– Intenational Competition “Città di Capistrello” – 1st prize;
– International competition “Trofeo città di Palagianello” – 1st prize;
– International competition for accordion player for soloist and group – 1st prize

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Discography

  • Vento Di Maestrale by Giorgio Albanese
    Vento Di Maestrale (2016)