Carlo Actis Dato

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Carlo Actis Dato, 2008

Carlo Actis Dato (born March 21, 1952 in Turin) is an Italian jazz saxophonist and composer. His Actis quartet toured worldwide in the 1990s.[1]

Discography[edit]

As leader[edit]

Carlo Actis Dato quartet[edit]

  • Noblesse Oblige (Splasch, 1986)
  • Oltremare (Splasch, 1987)
  • Ankara twist (Splasch, 1989)
  • Badge Boogie (Splasch, 1992)
  • Blue Cairo (Splasch, 1995)
  • Ginosa Jungle (Splasch, 1998)
  • Delhi Mambo (Germany, YVP 1998)
  • Fes Montuno (Germany, YVP 2000)
  • Istanbul Rap (Germany, YVP 2002)
  • Swingin Hanoi (Splasch, 2003)
  • Dolce Vita-Musique Vivante (DeeDee, 2006)
  • World Tour (CAD, 2009)
  • 2010 (CAD, 2010)
  • Sin Fronteras (LeoR, 2012)

Actis band[edit]

  • Son para el Che (Splasc(h), 1997)
  • Don Quijote (Splasc(h), 2001)
  • Garibaldi (Leo Records, 2002)
  • On tour (Splasc(h), 2004
  • Allende (Leo Records, 2005)
  • Cina ! (Leo Records, 2007)

Solo[edit]

  • Urartu (LeoR, 1994)
  • The Moonwalker (LeoR, 2000)

Atipico Trio[edit]

  • Where the reeds dare (splasc(h), 1990)
  • Gone with the winds (Splasch(h), 1996)
  • Allegro con brio (LeoR, 2004)
  • Eqqueqquà ! (LeoR, 2010)

Actis Furioso[edit]

  • Avanti popolo ! (Splasc(h),2005)
  • World People (LeoR, 2008)

ActisDato/Rocco DUO[edit]

  • Paso Doble (Splasc(h), 1997) with Enzo Rocco - guitar
  • Paella & Norimaki (Splasc(h), 2000)
  • Domestic Rehearsal (cdBaby, 2011)

Martinez/Actis Dato DUO[edit]

  • Folklore Imaginario (LeoR, 2004) with Baldo Martinez - double bass
  • Sounds from the earth (Universal, 2010)

As sideman[edit]

  • Art Studio: The Complete C.M.C. Sessions (Splasc(h), 1978–85)
  • Art Studio & Tiziana Ghiglioni:
  • Andrea Centazzo Mitteleuropa Orchestra: Doctor Faustus with Enrico Rava, Carlos Zingaro, Albert Mangelsdorff, Theo Jörgensmann, Gianluigi Trovesi, Franco Feruglio (1984)
  • G.Gaslini Big Band: Mister O (Soul Note,1996)
  • Serial Killer: Live in porto (NoMusic, 2002)
  • Italian Instabile Orchestra: Skies of Europe (ECM,1994); The Owner of the river bank, w. Cecyl Taylor (ENJA,2000); Creative Orchestra, w. Anthony Braxton (RAITrade,2007); Totally Gone (RAItrade, 2009)
  • Enrico Fazio: Euphoria! (CMC,1989); Gracias! (CMC, 1996);Zapping (LeoR,2003)
  • Pino Minafra: Sudori (Victo, 1995); Terronia (ENJA, 2004)
  • Roy Paci: Corleone (Etna gigante,2004)
  • Giorgo Occhipinti Tentet: Global Music (Jazz'halo, 2000)

Others[edit]

  • E(x)stinzione Orchestra: Live (Splasc(h), 2012)
  • Dune (Splasc(h), 1991) with Laura Culver, Alex Rolle, Massimo Barbiero
  • Duo w. Kazutoki Umezu: Wake up with the birds (LeoR, 1998)
  • Duo w. Masahiko Satoh: Liberissimo (Baj, 1999)
  • TAO w Y.Tachibana & K. Ohta: Tomorrow Night Gig (LeoR. 2001)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stefano Zenni, "Carlo Actis Dato". the New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. 2nd edition, ed. Barry Kernfeld.