Pasquale Stafano Pianist, composer and arranger. He graduated in Classical Piano in 1994 and in Jazz in 2000 at “Umberto Giordano” Music Conservatory in Foggia (Italy). He has also a Degree in Economy with Marketing specialization, at University of Foggia in 2004.
He is Professor of Jazz Piano at Luca Marenzio Music Conservatory in brescia (Italy).
COLLABORATIONS He collaborates with some of the best contemporary jazz musicians among which Javier Girotto, Gabriele Mirabassi, Fabrizio Bosso, Valtinho Anastacio, Max Ionata, Roberto Ottaviano, Michele Rabbia, Kiwha Lee, Yeahwon Shin.
He also collaborated with the Italian very famous actors Michele Placido and Giorgio Albertazzi and with Magna Grecia Orchestra, U. Giordano Orchestra and Orchestra Tipica Alfredo Marcucci of Turin.
PRODUCTION: 2002. “Astor’s Mood”, the first “Nuevo Tango Ensamble” CD, featuring Gustavo Toker released by the REALSOUND classical label.
2005. “A night in Vienna for Astor Piazzolla.”a live CD recorded in Porgy & Bess jazz club in Vienna, produced by the prestigious Italian jazz label PHILOLOGY. The CD has been positively reviewed by the most important music magazines in the world.
2008. “Tango Mediterraneo”, a new album with original compositions by Pasquale Stafano and Gianni Iorio, recorded with Gabriele Mirabassi as special guest.
2012. “D’impulso”, recorded with Javier Girotto as special guest, released by German label Jazzhaus Records.