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Maurizio Minardi is a composer, pianist and accordionist, lived in London from 2008 to 2016 and currently based in Paris

Maurizio completed his studies in piano, organ and composition at the Conservatorio ‘Martini’ Bologna, Italy. He perfected his jazz studies through workshops with Barry Harris, Enrico Rava, Paolo Fresu, Danilo Rea and Simone Zanchini.

Maurizio founded, composed, produced and arranged the music for the electronic pop group ‘Oz’ and the jazz-tango group Quartetto Magritte, recording four and three albums respectively.

In 2011, he also produced and released the orchestral-electronic album Works to critical acclaim. Italian broadcaster Rai has published Maurizio's album 'Tangology', comprising songs inspired by tango.

In 2010 the Sonnambula is included in the soundtrack of USA movie 'Mango Tango'

In 2012 Maurizio recorded at Livingston Studios (London) and released his piano trio CD, 'My Piano Trio', with Nick Pini and Jason Reeve. He has also been on tour with the Royal Shakespeare Company during the early part of 2012. In 2013 he released his accordion quartet album 'The Cook, the Clown, the Monk and the Accordionist', recorded in London with Nick Pini, Jason Reeve , Shirley Smart and Marco Quarantotto

In July 2014 he opened a concert by Suzanne Vega at a Festival Wuerzburg (Germany)

In 2015 he released his new album 'Piano Ambulance' with Shirley Smart (cello), Nick Pini (double bass) and Jason Reeve (drums). With support of Arts Council and Jazz Services he started a UK tour from March 2015.

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Album Maurizio Minardi: Piano Ambulance by Maurizio Minardi

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Belfagor Label
2015

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Album The Cook, The Clown, The Monk And The Accordionist by Maurizio Minardi

The Cook, The Clown,...

Belfagor Label
2013

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Album My Piano Trio by Maurizio Minardi

My Piano Trio

Belfagor Label
2012

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The Cook in Love

The Cook in Love

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The Cook the Clown the Monk and...

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