Glauco Venier

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Glauco Venier
Born (1962-09-08) 8 September 1962 (age 58)
Sedegliano, Udine, Italy
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
InstrumentsPiano
Years active1990s–present

Glauco Venier (born 8 September 1962) is an Italian jazz pianist and composer.

Life and career[edit]

Venier was born in Sedegliano, Udine on 8 September 1962.[1] He "graduated in organ and composition from the Udine Conservatory in 1985, then took private lessons with Franco d'Andrea before heading to Boston's Berklee School."[2] "He has led his own bands since 1990".[2]

Venier has performed and recorded as a trio with vocalist Norma Winstone and reeds player Klaus Gesing since the early 2000s.[3] Their 2007 album Distances was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Jazz Vocal Album category.[4]

Discography[edit]

An asterisk (*) indicates that the year is that of release.

As leader/co-leader[edit]

Year recorded Title Label Personnel/Notes
2002* Chamber Music Universal Trio, co-led with Klaus Gesing (), Norma Winstone (vocals)
2007* Intermezzo Trio
2007 Distances ECM Trio, co-led with Klaus Gesing (soprano sax, bass clarinet), Norma Winstone (vocals)
2009* Stories Yet to Tell ECM Trio, co-led with Klaus Gesing (soprano sax, bass clarinet), Norma Winstone (vocals)
2014* Dance Without Answer ECM Trio, co-led with Klaus Gesing (soprano sax, bass clarinet), Norma Winstone (vocals)
2016* Miniatures ECM Solo piano and percussion

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winstone / Gessing / Venier". Basho Music. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Dance Without Answer – Norma Winstone / Glauco Venier / Klaus Gesing". ECM. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  3. ^ Hum, Peter (15 June 2014) "Ottawa Jazzfest Preview: Norma Winstone Trio CD Reviewed". Ottawa Citizen.
  4. ^ "Grammy Nominees & Winners". Charlottesville Jazz Society. Retrieved 29 December 2015.