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Antonio Ciacca

A graduate of the Bologna conservatory with a degree in contemporary music, German born Italian pianist Antonio Ciacca has played with jazz legends Steve Grossman, James Carter, Marcus Belgrave, Larry Smith, Roy Brooks, Lee Konitz Art Farmer, Mark Murphy, Johnny Griffen, James Moody and Dave Liebman. Antonio was the pianist for Steve Lacy for his seven years before and has toured extensively throughout the world with jazz legend Benny Golson. With performances in venues such as Pizza express and Ronnie Scott's in London, the Blue Note in Milan, Alexander Platz in Rome, London Jazz Festival, Pori Jazz festival, Stockholm Jazz Festival and the Village Vanguard (with Wess Anderson and Wynton Marsalis), Antonio has proven himself on the world stage.

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What the critics are saying about Antonio Ciacca...

“The band swings with a sense of fun” Fred Bouchard-Down Beat

“Always engaging” Robert Shore-Jazzwise (UK)

“This superb recording demonstrates Ciacca's immersion in the language of jazz” Nancy Ann Lee-Jazz & Blues Report

Primary Instrument

Piano

Location

new york city, NY

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background

Piano and composer Jazz

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Albums

Lagos Blues (with Steve Grossman)
Lagos Blues (with...
Motema Music
2010
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Lagos Blues
Lagos Blues
Motema Music
2010
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Rush Life
Rush Life
Motema Music
2009
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Rush Life
Rush Life
Motema Music
2008
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Hollis Avenue
Hollis Avenue
YVP Music
1999
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