Simone Zanchini with John Patitucci


Biography Simone Zanchini with John Patitucci


Simone Zanchini
is considered one of the most interesting and innovative accordion’s player in Europe. His musical research pass through the borders of contemporary music, acoustic and electronics sound experiment, and more other contaminations mixed together.

The result is a very special and personal approaching with the material of improvisation Eclectic artist, performing an intensive concert schedule with groups of various musical styles including improvisation, contemporary jazz, and classical music.

He has performed in numerous Italian festivals: (Clusone Jazz, Umbria Jazz, Tivoli Jazz, Berchidda Jazz, Sant’Anna Arresi, Barga Jazz, Mara Jazz, Vignola Jazz, Ravenna Festival, Rossini opera Festival , Teggiano Jazz...) and in many important international festivals in France, Austria, Germany, England, Holland, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonian, Spain, England, Tunisia, Lebanese, India, Russian and Japan. Simone has collaborated with many musicians of international fame: Thomas Clausen, Gianluigi Trovesi, Javier Girotto, Paolo Fresu, Marco Tamburini, Massimo Manzi, Bruno Tommaso, Ettore Fioravanti, Mario Marzi, Michele Rabbia, Giovanni Maier,Tamara Obrovac, Krunoslav Levacic, Vasko Atanasovski, Antonello Salis, Han Bennink, Art Van Damme.

He is regularly performing with many groups of different kind of music. Since 1999 Simone is accordion player in the “Ensemble Strumentale Scaligero” of the Theatre LA SCALA in Milano, with this group he make tournèe everywhere in the world. Recently he recorded two new CDs called: From Art to Marocco and Better Alone.

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