Luciano Caruso: soprano sax | Luigi Vitale: vibes
Recorded in June 2009 in Colle Umberto, Treviso, Italy at Vitale Home Studio. The record is made up of 14 tracks, for a total length of 47.16. The artwork is by artist Sandro Crisafi. Aut Records’ second release is ‘Tripterygion’, it features Luciano Caruso on soprano sax and Luigi Vitale on vibes. It was released at the beginning of 2011.
Tracklist: 1. Tripterygion tripteronotus 2. Parablennius rouxi 3. Thalassoma pavo 4. Balaistes carolinensis 5. Chromis chromis 6. Epinephelus marginatus 7. Padina pavonia 8. Parablennius gattorugine 9. Sparus auratus 10. Apogon imberbis 11. Halimeda tuna 12. Boops boops 13. Peyssonnelia squamaria 14. Codium bursa Total Time: [47:16]
Luciano Caruso has been the leader of several projects, and the younger, but already celebrated as a new talent, Luigi Vitale have been playing live several times. For their first recording they met on the frontier land of improvised music.
Born on 19th July 1957 in Turin, where he started studying music since his childhood years. He moved to Vittorio Veneto in 1973, he attended ‘Toti dal Monte’ Music School in Pieve di Soligo and afterwards ‘Dizzy Gillespie’ Music School in Bassano del Grappa. He attended workshops by: Renato Geremia (1977), Gary Burton (1984) and Steve Lacy (1994).
He has played in different bands, collaborating with: Edi Busello, Nello DaPont, Giovanni Maier, Gialuigi Trovesi, Carlo Actis Dato, Giorgio Pacorig, Daniele Cavallanti, Michele Rabbia, Massimo de Mattia, Daniele Dagaro, Achille Succi, Ermes Ghirardini, Lauro Rossi, Romano Todesco, U.T. Gandhi. He played mainly in clubs, theaters, festivals; he also worked with cinema and theater directors, as well as art galleries for readings and solo performances.
In 1992, with drummer Nello Da Pont he founded ‘Progetto Exit’, jazz and experimental music school, in Vittorio Veneto. In 1998 he entered the ‘Top Jazz’ new talents Italian ranking, in ‘Musica Jazz’ magazine. He reached 11th place in 2001, and 10th place in 2002. He directed Vittorio Veneto Municipal band and was a member of improvisation orchestra Improvvirusoundexperience. Now he’s a stable member of Phophonix Orchestra, plays in a duo with vibes player Luigi Vitale, and he’s working on a project between music and literature called ‘The mirrors room’.
Luigi was born in Salerno (Italy) in 1982. He starded playing drums at the age of twelve with his father Pietro. At the age of thirteen he started playing vibraphone.
From 1998 partecipant in Workshop of vibraphone and marimba with David Friedman (Roma), Dave Samuels and Saverio Tasca (Bassano del Grappa), Ed Saindon. In the 2002 Gratuated in Percussion Instrument at Conservatory (classic music) of Salerno with teacher Carlo Di Blasi. In the 2009 Gratuated in Jazz Music at Conservatory of Castelfranco Veneto with teacher Pietro Tonolo.
He attended various course with David Friedman, Dave Samuels, Ed Saindon and Saverio Tasca. He played with: Luis Agudo, Fabrizio Bosso, Marco Tamburini, Tino Tracanna, Pietro Tonolo, Attilio Zanchi, Aldo Vigorito, Julian Oliver Mazzariello, Dario e Alfonso Deidda, Marco Brioschi, U.T.Gandhi, Saverio Tasca, Dave Samuels. He played also with: Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Orchestra Sinfonica del Friuli Venezia Giulia, Orchestra Jazz Napoletana diretta da Mario Raja.
In 2004 First at ”Premio Massimo Urbani” as new young talent of Italian Jazz. In 2009 won the second price in the International Competition at the Getxo International Jazz Festival in Bilbao, Spain, with the band Vitale-Magatelli-Windfeld Trio.
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