Dario Chiazzolino

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: February 8, 1985    

Multi-Awarded Dario Chiazzolino - guitarist and composer - is one of the finest and most virtuoso guitarist of the last generation.

Winner of the 1st place at Umbria Jazz Festival and awarded as best guitarist at Top Jazz Guitar Competition - Dario Chiazzolino has charted his own course.

He performed and toured in many of the most important Festivals in Europe and Usa with great icons such as Yellow Jackets, Bob Mintzer, Billy Cobham, Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, Andy Sheppard, Dave Liebman. Dominique Di Piazza, Antonio Faraò, Jimmy Haslip and many others.

He has been internationally recognized by critics for his fluid and tenacious phrasing combined with an original and deep sound; undoubtedly one of the most interesting music personalities....
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Best "Guitar Player" - Umbria Jazz Festival 2006 ( Italy ) 1st place at Top Jazz Guitar Competition ( UK )

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Featured recording “Paint Your Life”

Latest Release

Paint Your Life

ABC Jazz (2013)

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”Dario Chiazzolino is the most amazing talent

I've ever heard.”

Herman Breinfield - journalist, UK Jazz

“Dario Chiazzolino is a dynamic and colorful

guitarist and composer.

He paints a compelling picture with his music.”

Bob Mintzer - saxophonist, composer, arranger

“Dario Chiazzolino is in the line of the greatest

jazz guitarists and composers.

A truly great musician with Big ears and Big heart.”

Andy Sheppard - saxophonist, composer, arranger

“The first time I heard Dario Chiazzolino the things

that hit me the most were the warm jazz guitar sound

he has and the maturity and elegance of his phrasing.

Dario is a solid player who can really swing.

As a composer he writes beautiful melodic tunes

that are subtile and refined.

It is a real pleasure for me to perform with him on stage.”

Dominique Di Piazza - bassist, composer

“Dario Chiazzolino is an exciting,

new, and innovative voice in jazz.”

Russel Ferrante - pianist, composer, arranger

“Dario Chiazzolino is simply a prodigy.

He is a genius of the guitar.”

Carlos Domingo - journalist, Jazz Beat

“Paint you Life is A brilliant recording by

a wonderful and outstanding guitarist Dario Chiazzolino!

Great writing and beautiful performances!”

Jimmy Haslip - bassist, composer, arranger

“Dario Chiazzolino' s music is really an explosive affair.

His guitar voice is unique, dynamic and powerful.”

Matt Louder - journalist, Jazz On

Dario Chiazzolino is sponsored by Gibson Guitar - Randall Amp - DR strings
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