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Paolo Fresu
Born 10 February 1961 (1961-02-10) (age 49)
Berchidda, Sardinia
Genres jazz
Occupations Musician, Composer, arranger, record producer
Instruments Trumpet, flugelhorn
Website Paolo Fresu's official site

Paolo Fresu (born February 10, 1961) is a trumpet and flugelhorn jazz player, as well as an arranger of music, and music composer. Fresu was born in Berchidda, Sardinia. He picked up the trumpet at the age of 11, and played in the band Bernardo de Muro in his home town Berchidda.[1] Fresu graduated from the Conservatory of Cagliari in 1984, in trumpet studies under Enzo Morandini, and attended the University of Musical and performing arts in Bologna.[2]

Fresu currently teaches at the Siena Jazz National Seminars, as well as jazz university courses in Terni, and is the director of Nuoro Jazz Seminars in Nuoro, Italy.[3]

Fresu composes music for theatre, poem, dance, radio, TV, and film.

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Bands

Paolo Fresu has played with the following bands:

  • "Paolo Fresu Quintet and Sextet",
  • "Paolo Fresu-Furio di Castri Duo",
  • "The Open Trio" (with Di Castri and James Taylor),
  • "P.A.F." (with Furio di Castri and Antonello Salis),
  • "Fresu-Di Castri-Balke-Favre" and
  • "Paolo Fresu Euro4th".

Discography

The Lost Chords find Paolo Fresu in Monaco. From left to right : Carla Bley, Paolo Fresu and Andy Sheppard
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Paolo Fresu quintet and sextet

  • 1985 - Ostinato - (Splasc(h) Records)
  • 1986 - Inner Voices feat. David Liebman - (Splasc(h) Records)
  • 1987 - Mamut - (Splasc(h) Records)
  • 1988 - Qvarto - (Splasc(h) Records)
  • 1989 - AA.VV. (Fresu 5th) - Top jazz from Italy (Yvp)
  • 1990 - Live in Montpellier - (Splasc(h) Records)
  • 1991 - Ossi Di Seppia feat. G. Trovesi - (Splasc(h) Records)
  • 1992 - Ballads - (Splasc(h) Records)
  • 1992 - Linve in Lugano - (Blue Jazz)
  • 1994 - Ensalda Mistica feat. G. Trovesi - (Splasc(h) Records)
  • 1994 - AA.VV. (Fresu 5th) - I Disertori (Columbia)
  • 1995 - Night on the City - (OWL - EMI)
  • 1995 - AA.VV. (Fresu 5th) - Onyx jazz Club 85-95 (Onyx)
  • 1996 - AA.VV. (Fresu 6th) - Italian jazz today (MJDC)
  • 1996 - P. Fresu 6th + Orchestra Utopia - 6 X 30 (Onyx)
  • 1996 - AA.VV. (Fresu 5th) - Sempler, The Blue Note 1995 Labels (EMI / Blue Note)
  • 1997 - Paolo Fresu 5th / Erwin Vann - Wanderlust (RCA / Victor BMG)

References

  1. ^ Official biography
  2. ^ Jazz Musiques Productions Paolo Fresu Retrieved on 8 August 2007
  3. ^ Tommaso Starace Tommaso Starace Biography Retrieved on 19 July 2007

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