Alberto Parmegiani

Alberto Parmegiani starts his studies at the Conservatorio (Music school) Niccolò Piccini in Monopoli (Italy) with the professor Roberto Lambo and gets his chitarra jazz degree in 1992 after attending New York Mannes College of Music.

During the years he studied with Pat Metheny, John Scofield, Vic Juris, Ed MacEachen, Phil Grenadier, Tommaso Lama, Pietro Condorelli, Peter Bernstein.

He joins from 1990 to 1992 the Italo/American acting company directed by John La Barbera performing  intensively in the area of New York.

At the same time Alberto together with musicians such as di Phil and Larry Grenadier, Dave Pullman and Philippe Monange starts facing the New York musical scene.

He works with different orchestras  for Off-Broadway shows.

In 1991 he’s the guitarist of the Italian /American orchestra “I Giullari di Piazza” and performs during the debut of Master Luciano Pavarotti at the Lincoln Center of New York.

In 1993 writes a and plays the music for the show “The Dream of Sor Juana” that was performed at the Kraine Theatre di New York and directed by Anthony Di Pietro.

In 2000 he gets a scholarship to atted the prestigious completition jazz courses of Siena Jazz.

In 2001 obtains the completition degree  from the Siena Jazz courses and startso working on music for theatre writing “Il Bugiardo”  for the acting company "Beato e Angelica" withFlavio Albanese directed by Marinella Anaclerio and for “concerto per un sognatore” based on “White Nights” by F.Dostoevskij.

In 2004 works together with France Cerasi and Sergio Langella writing the music for the soundtrack of the movie “Volevo solo dormirle addosso” by Eugenio Cappuccio that was

Awarded by the critics at the Venice movie festival.

From 2004 to 2008 teaches at the University of Music in Rome

In August 2005 write and directs for the Banda Municipal di Santiago that will become famous with the movie Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders, during the Festival delle Crete Senesi in Siena.

In 2012 the album Alberto Parmegiani The Crossing quintet “The Crossing” was released.

March 2015 A.MA Records releases is last album “Under A Shimmery Grace”. During 2016, always with A.MA Records  he works as guitar player and author of 4 tracks for the album "The Blue Zone" by Davide Peluso Quartet, and  with Paolo Achenza 4 "Branches" and in 2017 with Francesca Sortino "Be Free".  In January 2019 he records the second chapter for A.MA Records, the new album is entitled "On My Radio" with a quartet that included Claudio Filippini on piano, Daviela Cappucci on double bass and Armando Luongo on drums.

Releases

Events

DEC 20 2016

Alberto Parmegiani

Bitritto       New Taylor's
DEC 23 2016

Alberto Parmegiani

Barletta       Caffè Letterario
APR 14 2017

Alberto Parmegiani

Bari       Moonlight Club Estramurale Capruzzi, 148
SEP 1 2018

Alberto Parmegiani

San Domenico Isole Tremiti       Piazzetta
NOV 23 2018

Alberto Parmegiani

Bruxelles       Sounds Jazz Club
NOV 24 2018

Alberto Parmegiani

Thionville       Wine Note Jazz Club
NOV 25 2018

Alberto Parmegiani

Bruxelles       Archiduc Starts 17:00 pm
NOV 25 2018

Alberto Parmegiani

Bruxelles       La Machine starts 21:00 pm
NOV 27 2018

Alberto Parmegiani

Aja       September Jazz Club
NOV 28 2018

Alberto Parmegiani

Aja       Murphy's Law Jazz & Beer
NOV 29 2018

Alberto Parmegiani

Amersfoort       Miles
NOV 30 2018

Alberto Parmegiani

Amsterdam       Cafè Belcampo
DEC 1 2018

Alberto Parmegiani

Noordwijk       Boekhandel Van Der Meer
DEC 4 2018

Alberto Parmegiani

Gent       Hot Jazz Club
DEC 6 2018

Alberto Parmegiani

Bruxelles       Music Village
DEC 8 2018

Alberto Parmegiani

Bruxelles       Associazione Mondo Arte
DEC 11 2018

Alberto Parmegiani

Luxembourg       Liquid Cafè
APR 9 2019

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Bari       Duke Jazz Club
APR 15 2019

Alberto Parmegiani

Bari       Birbante
JAN 23 2020

Alberto Parmegiani

Bari       Bilabì

Reviews

February 14 2019
Parmegiani "On My Radio" A.MA Records by Kazune Hayata Jazz Life JapanAlberto
May 25 2018
«On My Radio», il nuovo cd del chitarrista barese Alberto Parmegiani, è un’opera matura e affascinante. In bilico fra mainstream e aperture, grande inventiva melodica e spunti solistici sempre interessanti da parte del leader e dell’ottimo pianista Claudio ...
April 27 2018
Un sound corposo ed energico che fa il paio con un groove accattivante e adamantino. “On My Radio” è la nuova creatura discografica, concepita dal talentuoso chitarrista jazz e compositore Alberto Parmegiani, licenziata dall’etichetta A.MA Records. La formazione ...
April 26 2018
On My Radio è l’ultimo album del chitarrista Alberto Parmegiani, pubblicato dall’etichetta discografica A.MA Records. Alberto è uno di quegli artisti che li riconosci a scatola chiusa, non serve che ci sia scritto il suo nome sulla copertina per capire chi è, la ...
April 1 2018
When I first met Alberto Parmegiani here in New York City some 28 years ago, it was on my first day of my (now rather lengthy) teaching career. He was a new student, eager to learn and I was a new instructor, eager to teach. I recall how he was the first person to refer to me as ...
April 1 2018
Alberto Parmegiani and his fellow musicians have put together a program of new original music that gets to the heart of what all music, in spite of genre, is striving towards. That core is melody, and what Alberto and the others demonstrate is that this musical foundation is at the center of ...
October 21 2016
Recensione Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno, 21, Ottobre, 2015
August 16 2016
Pubblicato su Jazz Convention, 16 Agosto, 2016 Vai all'articolo originale AMA Records - AMC001 - 2015 Alberto Parmegiani: chitarra Gaetano Partipilo: sassofono Enrico Zanisi: pianoforte Francesco Ponticelli: contrabbasso Enrico Morello: batteria Un disco molto bello, questo di ...
September 27 2015
Recensione dal Corriere del Mezzogiorno, 27, Settembre. 2015
August 1 2015
Recensione Musica Jazz Agosto 2015
May 7 2015
Parliamo di Jazz, 07,05,2015