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Stefano di Battista

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: February 14, 1969    

Stefano di Battista

For many jazz fans, Stefano Di Battista will always be associated with the city of Paris, where he became a regular performer at The Sunset in the mid-1990s. From there, the alto and soprano saxophonist became a valuable sideman (to the late piano great Michel Petrucciani and later, drummer Elvin Jones) before launching his own solo career. On Round About Roma, his third date for Blue Note, Di Battista keeps the lush romance of the City of Lights alive and well while taking us back to the music of Rome, his beloved birthplace, where his journey on the sax began at age 13.

“This album is a story about Rome and its history, with every song featuring a unique point of view about the city’s life,” he says. “The idea was to remember people and places, both real and fictional, like ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and ‘Anastasia,’ and bring out love through the music. It’s important that as a composer and player, I always tell the truth. My band and I really liked the 2000 Joni Mitchell CD Both Sides Now and we wanted to recreate a new kind of jazz music using this idea.”...
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    2006
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    Stefano Di Battista: Parker's Mood

    Blue Note Records
    2005
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    Parker's Mood

    Blue Note Records
    2005
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    Parker's Mood

    Label Bleu
    2004
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    Round About Roma

    Blue Note Records
    2003
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    'Round About Roma

    Label Bleu
    2002
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    Stefano Di Battista

    Label Bleu
    2000

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Parker's Mood

Blue Note Records (2005)
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