Marco Spedaliere is undoubtedly a young lion of the European new jazz generation. Saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist and composer, this musician has an unexpected, tough and powerful sound ,at the same time, capable of creating moments of intense sweetness.
Class 1983 Italy – Saxophones, Clarinets, EWI, Composer, Arranger, Marco started studying classical saxophone under the guidance of Annibale Guarino, graduating from the Conservatory at only 19 years. Later he began studying jazz trained in the Neapolitan school and attending various seminars including “Berklee Umbria Jazz Clinics” where it is awarded as the best saxophone player with a scholarship of $ 10,000. Attended a jazz environment in Boston and New York where he has the chance to know the musicians and the new trends of Afro-American music.
Marco Spedaliere has a large number of collaborations concerts and recordings including:
Sarah Jane Morris – Victor Fields – Eddie Henderson – Gavin Harrison – Marcello Rosa – Rosario Giuliani – Daniele Scannapieco – Javier Girotto – Susanna Stivali – Aldo Bassi – Claudio Mastracci – Pietro Condorelli – Sergio di Natale – Pippo Matino – Davide Costagliola – Dario Zeno – Fabrizio Alessandrini – Tribunal Mist Jazz Band – Saint Louis Big Band – Federico Salvatore – Nino D’Angelo – Enzo de Caro – Pino Insegno (RAI insegnami a a sognare) – Pura Utopia – Tina More – Laura Lala – Valerio Jovine – Jinglesfactory – Jinglehouse – Stacy Kidd – Formwandler
and has played in many clubs and festivals of the most renowned jazz and classical international scene:
Umbria Jazz ‘99-’03-’04-’05-’06, Atina Jazz Festival, Auditorium Parco Della Musica, Casa del Jazz, Castel Ganfolfo Concert for Pope John Paul II, Alexander Platz, Bourbon Street, Be-Bop (rome), Pomgliano Jazz Festival…
In 2004 he founded the “Virtual Saxophone Studio”, a comprehensive study on the web devoted to recording tracks of sax, collaborating with musicians, composers and music productions from around the world ,creating a network of musicians and production based entirely on contact “on the web’.
In 2010 he recorded and released his first album – Stories – a jazz-fusion project that has received many positive comments from music critics. After the “Stories” tour, on august 2011, he recorded his second album “Bonjour” with Gianluca Palmieri, Mario Nappi and Guerino Rondolone. A sound completely different, much more devoted to tradition. A tribute to pay to the past and present giants of jazz.