Paolo Vinaccia

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Paolo Vinaccia at the Northern Lights Festival Dublin 23 November 2005
Paolo Vinaccia at Moers festival 2010

Paolo Vinaccia (b 27 March 1954 in Italy) is an Italian composer, jazz drummer and percussionist. He has lived in Norway since 1979.[1][2][3][4]

He has worked with Terje Rypdal, Bendik Hofseth, Jan Eggum, Knut Reiersrud (in Four Roosters) and Jonas Fjeld to mention a few. He has also toured and recorded with Palle Mikkelborg, Mike Mainieri, Jon Christensen and David Darling, as well as Arild Andersen. With the latter he performed at the London Jazz Festival 2008, wit a stellar international trio featuring the Scot Tommy Smith[1][3][5]

Vinaccia has contributed on more than 100 albums.[1]

Discography[edit]

As Band Leader
As Sideman

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Kelman, John (2010-09-30). "Paolo Vinaccia: Very Much Alive". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2012-11-09. 
  2. ^ Kelman, John (2008-11-18). "Arild Andersen: Live at Belleville". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2012-11-09. 
  3. ^ a b Paolo Vinaccia Biography - SNL-no. Retrieved 2012-08-18.  Store Norske Leksikon (in Norwegian)
  4. ^ "Paolo Vinaccia Discography - Discogs.com". Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  5. ^ "Paolo Vinaccia Discography". Ballade.no. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 

External links[edit]

Paolo Vinaccia on Myspace