Born: March 11, 1982
Angelo Mastronardi is the Producer and Label Manager of GleAM Records, an Independent Record label and music publisher based near Lecce (Italy). The label is specialized in jazz recordings, music for brands, film, tv and advertising.
Eclectic pianist who combines the tradition of jazz with new languages, his compositions and his style in improvisation are recognized by critics since his debut in piano trio in 2014. His works range from duo to big band and symphony orchestra.
DISCOGRAFY LIKE AT THE BEGINNING (2014 Dodicilune/IRD) (Jazzit Like! Award 2015) HUNGER AND LOVE (2015 Dodicilune/IRD) - sideman NEW THINGS, SAME WORDS (2017 GleAM Records/IRD &Believe Digital) (Jazz Like! Award 2017) ART of The Messengers (2019 GleAM Records/IRD & Believe Digital) ROUGH LINE (2020 GleAM Records/IRD & Believe Digital)
PUBLICATIONS Angelo Mastronardi Fakebook vol. 1 (2015 Four Edition) Angelo Mastronardi Fakebook vol. 2 (2016 Four Edition) Angelo Mastronardi Fakebook vol. 3 (2020 YCP Edition) Piano Jazz Vol. 1 (2018 YCP Edition) Piano Jazz Vol. 2 (2019 YCP Edition) Piano Jazz Vol. 3 (2020 YCP Edition) Tecnica Moderna per Pianoforte (2019 YCP Edition) Southern Medicine - Arrangment for Septet (2019 YCP Edition) Follow Me - Original Composition for Big Band (2020 YCP Edition)
Its volatile energy is directed laterally fa more than cyclically. It, too could easily be identified as
something coming from NYC as Italy...this is music that sticks to sunny tone and chipper
disposition David Sumner - Bird is The Worm
Mastronardi is not simply virtuosic, because in his fingers both academic studies and a visceral
passion for improvisation resound, with a gentle and careful use of the left hand and crystalline
notes that flow from the right Alceste Ayroldi - MUSIC JAZZ magazine 2015
A polychrome work, dedicated to researched linguistic and structural inventions Antonio Di Vita -
JAZZIT magazine 2015
Under the banner of melody this discographic debut of the pianist and composer Angelo
Mastronardi flanked by the double bass player Michele Maggi and the drummer Walter Forestiere