Daniele Sepe (born April 17, 1960 in Naples) is an Italian musician, known internationally for interpreting protest songs from around the world.
His first instrument was the
flute, which he played at the San Pietro a Majella conservatoire. After graduating, he began performing with the [1 ] Gruppo operaio 'E Zezi di Pomigliano d'Arco, playing at numerous festivals and recording a few albums.
Sepe soon, however, became more interested in
jazz and learned to play the saxophone. He continued recording and began performing with many prominent musicians, like Nino D'Angelo, Gino Paoli, Eduardo de Crescenzo, Mia Martini, Teresa de Sio, Roberto de Simone, Peppino Gagliardi, Nino Bonocore and Roberto Murolo. His band, which played under several names, varied widely, from purely wind instruments to big bands. He also composed music for the theatre, cinema and ballet.
In 1994, Sepe recorded
, Vite Perdite which was much more successful than any of his previous niche recordings. It was dubbed album of year by [2 ] , one of the one hundred greatest albums of the 1990s by Rockerilla Rockstar, and received a rave review from , an Folk-Roots English magazine.
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