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Ivan Valentini

IVAN VALENTINI
saxophonist/composer

After searching for the most suitable way of expression, he devoted himself to music attending seminars and getting diplomas in Saxophone and Jazz Music. Since the early 90s he has been leading figure within music groups comfortably moving from improvised music to other forms of art, always proposing his own compositions. He reinforces his musical activities by devoting time to Zen phylosophy. He performed with Henry Threadgill, Mathias Ruegg and Bruno Tommaso’s orchestras.

He played also with: Franco D’Andrea Steve Bernstein, Enrico Rava, Roberto Dani, Tito Mangialajo, Giancarlo Bianchetti, Achille Succi, Lorena Fontana, Attilio Zanchi, Simone Guiducci, Marco Detto, Massimo Manzi, Enrico Merlin, Paolo Botti, Alberto Capelli …and others… Since 1987 he has been regularly performed in music and poetry in collaboration with the poets Alberto Bertoni, Enrico Trebbi, Gaspare Bernardi, occasionally with Maurizio Cucchi, Giovanni Giudici, Gianni D’Elia, Giancarlo Sissa, Giovanni Lindo Ferretti, Laura Betti, Mauro Macario, Emilio Rentocchini. In the first 90ties he used to played with the Italian song writer Vinicio Capossela.

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Primary Instrument

Saxophone

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced students

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Albums

Rust and Blue
Rust and Blue
Self Produced
2016
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Light and Darkness
Light and Darkness
Music Center
2008
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[no cover]
Senza Famiglia
Miss You Records
1993
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