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Primary Instrument: Flugelhorn

Born: April 26, 1954

MARIO FRAGIACOMO, trumpetist, flugelhornist, composer was born in Triest (Italy). He started studying music privately when he was 9 years old. His father, a former band player, is the one who first turned his thoughts into studying wind instruments. At 12 he started playing in the “Ricreatorio G. Brunner” band of Triest.

In the sixties he attended at the same time both the Conservatory “G. Tartini” in Triest and the accountancy school. In 1971 he had the opportunity of playing with the Silvio Donati Jazz group at the Bayreuth Youth International Festival in Germany. Following a co-operation with various musical groups, in 1973 he formed the “Trieste Jazz Ensemble”, and with this group he performed several concerts of “Free jazz”. He devoted then himself to the study of contemporary music, going deeper into the study of jazz music. After moving to Milan, he improved his studies at “Nuova Milano Musica” with Sergio Fanni and Luciano Biasutti. In 1977 he took part of a study seminar with Evan Parker and Andrea Centazzo and the Course on Jazz Music held in Milan by Giorgio Gaslini at the “Giuseppe Verdi” Conservatoire and subsequenthly entered his Big Band....
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”This Milan, Italy based ensemble have been around since 1988. Here, they fuse Balkan stylizations with Klezmer and slight traces of baroque. Yet, the musicians’ hearts and motivations lie within modern jazz frameworks. On this fine release, the sextet receives strong support from the guest musicians who comprise the “Rhapsodua Trio.” As they render an artful program consisting of hip arrangements, sprawling rhythms, avant musings and more.

Vocalist Sabrina Sparti’s wordless vocalise adds quite a bit of luster to this project on pieces such as “Ashkenazim Time” - where the band pursues stately choruses and military march progressions...

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