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Enrico Rava

Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: August 20, 1943    

Enrico Rava

Enrico Rava, born in Trieste in 1939, is undoubtedly the most internationally acknowledged Italian jazzman. In forty years of his career as trumpet player, and composer, he has produced more than ninety recordings, tweny-five of which as a leader. Being a great admirer of Miles Davis and Chet Baker, his career started at an early age, when he played in clubs in Turin.

In 1962, he meets Gato Barbieri

Gato Barbieri
Gato Barbieri
b.1934
saxophone
with whom, two years later, he records the soundtrack for Montaldo's film “Una bella grinta”. In those years he meets Don Cherry, Mal Waldron and Steve Lacy, with whom he plays free jazz in a quartet alternating between London and Buenos Aires (it is in Argentina in 1966 that the quartet records the album “The Forest and the Zoo”)....
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  • Rava on the Dance Floor

    ECM Records
    2013
  • Rava On The Dance Floor

    EGEA
    2012
  • Shades Of Chet

    EGEA
    2011
  • Tribe

    ECM Records
    2011
  • The Complete Remastered Recordings On Black Saint & Soul Note

    EGEA
    2010
  • Jazzitaliano Live 2009

    EGEA
    2009
  • New York Days

    EGEA
    2009
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