Mario Schiano

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Mario Schiano (July 20, 1933 Naples – May 10, 2008 Rome) was an Italian alto saxophonist and soprano saxophonist associated with avant-garde/free jazz.

He was born in Naples. A member of the Italian Instabile Orchestra, Schiano recorded with musicians such as Famoudou Don Moye, Eugenio Colombo, Ernst Reijseger, Paul Rutherford, Gianluigi Trovesi and Joëlle Léandre, among others.[1]

He died in Rome in 2008.

Discography[edit]

  • Sud (1973)
  • On the Waiting List (1973)
  • De Dé (1977)
  • Out of Date (1984)
  • Redland Blue (1988)
  • Benefit Concert to Repurchase the Pendulum for Mr. Foucault (1989)
  • Unlike (1990)
  • Uncaged (1991, with Famoudou Don Moye)
  • And So On (1992, with Ernst Reijseger

Original Sins: Unreleased, 1967-1970 (1992)

  • Tracks (1993)
  • Blue Memories (with Joëlle Léandre)
  • Meetings (1994)
  • She Was Sitting in the First Row (1994)
  • Used to Be Friends (1995)
  • Social Security (Live, 1996)
  • Friendship of Walnuts (1996)
  • (To Be Continued...) (1998)
  • Trio di Napoli (1998)
  • Fluxus: Instant Soundtrack for a Silent Movie (1999)
  • My Funny Valentine (1999, Vocals)
  • Supposing That (2002)
  • Mario Schiano & His All Stars (2007)

As contributor[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Martinelli, Francesco. "Mario Schiano Biography". Allmusic.