Primary Instrument: Saxophone
Born in Mirandola on May 14, 1978, on May 14, 1978, he studied saxophone under the instruction of Angelo Gabrielli and graduated with highest honors at the “Vecchi-Tonelli” Master Institute of Musical Studies in Carpi (MO) – ITALY. In 1996 he enrolled in a stage and workshop offered by the New World School of the Arts in Miami and played in concerts presented by them at the Lincoln Theater in Miami as well. In the following years, he refined his studies in jazz music participating in courses offered by world famous musicians such as Eric Marienthal, Bob Franceschini and Achille Succi. In the working field he has had numerous duet experiences with pianists Carlo Guaitoli and Paolo Andreoli performing in prestigious Italian theaters such as the Regio Theater of Parma, The Valli in Reggio Emilia and the Ventidio Basso in Ascoli Piceno.
Among the classic composers of the saxophone literature he has studied the music of Ibert, Debussy, Bonneau, Vellones, Singelee, Piazzolla and Gershwin. In the light music field, thanks to his collaborations with various artists, he has been featured in many television shows such as Pavarotti International, the Festival di San Remo, Roxy Bar, Video Italia, Domenica In, Uno di Noi, Un Disco per L’Estate, Saint Vincent, Scalo 76 and Domenica 5. He has worked with musicial talents such as Antonella Ruggiero, Spagna, Fausto Leali, Enrico Ruggeri, Amedeo Minghi, Iva Zanicchi, Gianni Morandi, Lucio Dalla, Ron, Stadio, Barbara Cola, Katia Ricciarelli, Ami Stewart, Kid Creole and the Coconuts and the late Carl Anderson.
This funky soul jazz experience will make your head bop and body groove. “We went back to the roots and cut the track live with a stellar rhythm section featuring Ricky Lawson, Alex Al, Sheldon Reynolds, special guest Kenya Hathaway and producer Greg Manning. It was pure joy!” Vancini will perform in Europe on the Dave Koz & Friends at Sea as an invited guest artist, Sept 22-29, 2013, aboard Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas. Smooth Jazz News July 2013
Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.