Vito Liturri is an italian composer and pianist, and a teacher at the Music Conservatory in Matera, Italy. He studied composition with Giacomo Manzoni, Sandro Gorli and Dinu Ghezzo, conducting with Nicola Samale, Roberto Duarte and Rino Marrone, electronic music with Agostino Di Scipio, classical piano with Giuseppe Binetti, Angela Montemurro and Emanuele Arciuli and jazz piano with Nico Marziliano; he also attended Siena Jazz advanced course. For 24 years now, he’s been teaching composition in italian Music Conservatories, and recently he also taught jazz composition in Matera. His music cover a wide range of styles, and tends to melt jazz with contemporary music, electronic music and progressive rock. He is also interested in the relationship between music and other art forms, such as teather, cinema and dance, and worked with Leopoldo Mastelloni, Emilio Solfrizzi, Antonio Stornaiolo, Edoardo Siravo and others. In 2013, he founded the Vito Liturri trio with Marco Boccia on double bass and Lello Patruno on drums. The music of the trio reflects the various experiences of the three musicians and is particularly based on the interplay. The trio published two CD of originals for the italian label Dodicilune, “After the Storm” (2014) and “From Beyond” (2017).