ANGELO MASTRONARDI, pianist and composer.
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/Believe Digital) (Jazz Like! Award 2017) ROUGH LINE (2019 GleAM Records/Tunecore) ART of The Messengers (2019 GleAM Records/Tunecore)
PUBLICATIONS Angelo Mastronardi Fakebook vol. 1 (2015 Four Edition) Angelo Mastronardi Fakebook vol. 2 (2016 Four Edition) Piano Jazz Vol. 1 (2018 YCP Edition) Tecnica Moderna per Pianoforte (2019 YCP Edition) Piano Jazz Vol. 2 (2019 YCP Edition) Southern Medicine - Arrangment for Septet (2019 YCP Edition)
The pianist released a new album in 2017 called New Things, Same Words. It’s a solid straight-ahead session, and
sounds like it could source from NYC as easily as the pianist’s Gioia del Colle, Italy home turf. It’s got a free-flowing
lyricism that displays plenty of activity... (David Sumner - BirdistheWorm)
With Rough Line (GleAM Records 2019) Angelo Mastronardi, his third album as a leader, demonstrates an original
and mature piano style and a solid compositional sensitivity, capable of bringing together tradition and
experimentation in a balanced way (JAZZIT Magazine - F