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
Robert Shore-Jazzwise (UK)
This superb recording demonstrates Ciacca's
immersion in the language of jazz
Nancy Ann Lee-Jazz & Blues Report
Willing to teach
Piano and composer Jazz