Corciolli

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Corciolli
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Background information
Born (1968-01-08) January 8, 1968 (age 49)
Origin Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
Occupation(s) Brazilian Composer, Producer and Keyboardist
Instruments piano,
synthesizers
Labels Azul Music
Website http://www.corciolli.com

Corciolli (born 8 January 1968) is a Brazilian composer and producer of electronic, ambient, contemporary progressive, world and orchestral music. He plays piano, keyboards and synthesizers and he is best known for many successful albums of meditation and ambient music. Some of his work has been featured on international compilation albums, with artists like Vangelis, Hans Zimmer, Sarah Brightman, Luciano Pavarotti and Diana Krall, among others.

Biography[edit]

Corciolli was born in São Paulo, Brazil and began his musical studies at the age of 13. While taking piano lessons, he developed a strong interest in electronic synthesizers, playing in local bands where he introduced his very first compositions and arrangements. In 1986, he attended the Architecture College, while playing with Brazilian´s bass legend Celso Pixinga and with the rumba flamenco band Espirito Cigano.

In 1993, Corciolli established his own record company, AZUL MUSIC, releasing his first solo album ALL THAT BINDS US, followed by the album UNIO MYSTICA, inspired by medieval alchemy texts, blending Gregorian chants and orchestral arrangements. The album was released in several countries and received Pope Joannes Paulus II blessing. In 1996, he performed with the Tibetan Monks of Gaden Shartse in 2 memorable concerts at the Memorial da America Latina, in São Paulo. Together with the Monks, he released the album THE NEW MOON OF EAST, an unprecedented meeting of the Tibetan sacred chants with western music.

In the following years, Corciolli produced and released many successful albums; EXOTIQUE (1998), UNIO CELESTIA (1999) and the TUDOAZUL (2001) best-seller series of ten albums inspired by holistic therapies and ancestral knowledgement. Highligts include his song Oratio, which was chosen as the main theme of the Brazilian soapbox Essas Mulheres and Toledo, which was the 2007´s Pan-American Games performance theme of renowned gymnast Angelica Kvieczynski. Invited by Caras magazine, Corciolli produced 2 successful series: Caras Zen and Caras Music From the World, totaling sales of over 8 million CDs at newsstands nationwide. Other releases include ART OF SEDUCTION (2001), UM OLHAR (2004), NOSSO LAR (2008) and LIGHTWALK (2009), which features Tony Levin on bass, Naná Vasconcelos on percussion and Andre Matos on vocals.

In 2007 Corciolli performed in the epic concert at Marco Zero, an open air stage at the main northeastern city of Brazil, Recife. He was also featured in a 12-page interview and appeared on the front cover of the Teclado & Audio magazine.

With more than 2 million album sold in Brazil alone and albums released in 40 countries, Corciolli´s music is featured in many compilations with Vangelis, Hans Zimmer, The Alan Parsons Project, Kitaro, Dead Can Dance, Secret Garden, Era, Sarah Brightman, Enigma, Luciano Pavarotti, Andreas Vollenweider and Diana Krall, among others.

Corciolli is a NOVATION/FOCUSRITE artist

Music[edit]

For those who are not familiar with Corciolli´s music, it can honestly be said that his music can create a state of awareness, acting as a window that opens into the inner world. A gifted designer of “sonic architecture tunes”

Discography[edit]

Solo albuns
  • 2015 - Infinito (Azul Music);
  • 2011 - The Very Best Of (Azul Music)
  • 2010 - Lightwalk Live at Auditorio Ibirapuera DVD + CD (Azul Music)
  • 2009 - Lightwalk (Azul Music)
  • 2008 - Nosso Lar (Azul Music)
  • 2004 - Um Olhar (Azul Music)
  • 2001 - Art of Seduction (Azul Music)
  • 1999 - Unio Celestia (Azul Music)
  • 1998 - Exotique (Azul Music)
  • 1995 - Unio Mystica (Azul Music)
  • 1993 - All That Binds Us (Azul Music)
Special projects & productions
  • 2015 - Vanilla - Cris Cabianca (Independent)
  • 2014 - Salve Regina - Juliano Ravanello (Independent)
  • 2012 - No Grão de Areia, o Sol - Ana Ariel (Azul Music)
  • 2011 - Cris Cabianca - Cris Cabianca (Azul Music)
  • 2011 - O Filme dos Espíritos - Music From The Motion Picture(Azul Music)
  • 2010 - Mensageiros de Luz Vols. 1, 2 e 3 (Azul Music)
  • 2009 - Mentalize - Andre Matos (Azul Music)
  • 2007 - Piano & Mar (Azul Music)
  • 2005 - Coleção Tudoazul 2 (Azul Music)
  • 2005 - Essas Mulheres (Record Music)
  • 2005 - Solaris 3 (Som Livre)
  • 2005 - Pegadas na Areia (Azul Music)
  • 2001 - A Energia Musical dos Números - with Aparecida Liberato (Azul Music)
  • 2001 - Coleção Tudoazul (Azul Music)
  • 2000 - As Sete Tentações da Vida - Original Soundtrack - with Luis Gasparetto (Azul Music)
  • 1997 - The New Moon of East - with Tibetan Monks of Gaden Shartse (Azul Music)
  • 1996 - Aquilon (Azul Music)
  • 1994 to 1998 - Planeta & Planeta NovaEra (Editora Três)
  • 1994 - Trilhas - Gel Campannatti (Azul Music)
  • 1994 - Girassol - Ed Ribeiro Lima & Cia. (Azul Music)

Filmography[edit]

Movies
  • 2011 - O Filme dos Espíritos (André Marouço e Michel Dubret) Mundo Maior /Paris Filmes
  • 2010 - Fala Sério! (Augusto Sevá) Albatroz Cinematográfica
Short, Documentaries and Series
  • 2008 - Por Onde Anda Nefertiti...? (Carlos Oliveira) Spectra Filmes
  • 2007 - Buddha Graphics (Charles de Oliveira) Solaris Studio
  • 2006 - Infinito Azul (Dylton Lima) BlueDive
  • 2006 - Massagem para Bebês (Luis Scarabel Jr.) Dialeto
  • 2005 - Essas Mulheres (dir. Flávio Colatrello Jr.) Record
  • 2004 - Yoga com Regina Shakti (Carlos Mendes) Careware
  • 2003 - Chiquititas (Chris Morena) SBT
  • 2002 - Música & Natureza (Edu Felistoque e Caco Souza) ZYD
  • 2002 - Pantanal & Amazônia (Edu Felistoque e Caco Souza) ZYD
  • 1988 - Naufrágios, Catástrofes & Aventuras (Walter Bonasio) Mundial Filmes

References[edit]

“Corciolli is a master at layering all his sounds into the mix, with an almost uncanny ability to allow the assorted components to softly float into the track’s foreground and then transition backward, allowing another instrumental sound to take over” NEW AGE REPORTER (US)

"The music of Corciolli is designed to heighten the senses, within an air of mystery” BACKROADS MUSIC (US)

“Spirituality! Perfect word to sum up the work of Corciolli” MUSICA & TECNOLOGIA (BR)

“A work full of inspiration” AMG (US)

“A pianist who plays the passion” IL GIARDINO DEI LIBRI (IT)

“A musical career full of uniqueness and consistency” MONDOPOP (BR)

“An inspired melody maker” GAZETA MERCANTIL (BR)

“Corciolli is a symphony unto himself” DAILYOM (US)

“One of the few who managed to adapt the Brazilian characteristics of his work to an universal spirit of music” JORNAL DO COMMERCIO (BR)

http://www.gaiaprimeradio.com/our-favorite-recently-released-contemporary-multi-instrumental-music-albums-2/

http://www.btfasmer.com/2015/03/26/corciolli-infinito-review/

http://www.dailyom.com/articles/3/2009/16831.html

http://www.correiobraziliense.com.br/app/noticia/diversao-e-arte/2015/05/04/interna_diversao_arte,481748/paulista-corciolli-lanca-novo-cd-e-mantem-musica-instrumental-em-alta.shtml

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