Louis Siciliano

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Louis Siciliano aka ::ALUEI:: (born 19 March 1975) is a multi-awards film-music composer, poly-instrumentalist, trumpet artist, synth pioneer, conductor, sound engineer, sound healer, music producer, poet (poesie muratorie, lieto colle edition), writer (La Lungara: Un fiume di piombo. Graus Editore), philosopher and film producer based in Los Angeles, California.

He won many awards including Silver Ribbon 2005, Italy; Composer of the year at 67 Mostra del Cinema di Venezia 2010; Film-music composer 2016 for Colonne Sonore Magazine; Manuel De Sica award as best composer of 2016 ). In 2018, the Rotary Club "Trinità dei Monti" of Rome, awarded him the honorary member status and ambassador of music and culture in the world.

::ALUEI:: defines himself as a "citizen of the world". He is the creator of the "Music of Becoming" and a new musical system called "A-MUMEx" that relates music to cosmology and quantum physics. He is the originator of Holistic World-Jazz and Syncretic Symphonic Music.

Early life[edit]

He began studying music at age seven. He learned composition from Giacomo Vitale and later Franco Donatoni and Luciano Berio. He studied orchestral and choral conducting with Carlo Maria Giulini, Ennio Nicotra, Giovanni Acciai and Marco Berrini. He studied belcanto as a tenor with Carlo Napoletani, Organ with Ronald Butts Bohmer, jazz with Joe Diorio, Mick Goodrick and Larry Monroe at Berklee College of Music, electronic music with Antonio De Santis. In 1997 he attended the Sound Engineering course at the Audio Institute of America with Peter Miller, The Beatles' sound engineer. He studied with Pandit Kanhaiyalal Misra for Sarangi and Ustad Ali Abbas Khan, grandson of Ustad Bismillah Khan, for the Shehnai.

Career[edit]

He belongs to the tradition of Indian classical music of Benares Gharana. In 1999 he took a master's degree course in composition at New York University. He grew to be a multi-instrumentalist, orchestra conductor, sound engineer, music producer, soundtrack and contemporary music composer. He is considered one of the pioneers of Electronic Music[1] and pioneer of many electronic music instruments such as the Misa-Kitara, the Ewi and the Zendrum. He was a creator of synthetic sounds and the spatialization of sound, collaborating with Ray Dolby and was the 2000 Surround Guru for Avid/Digidesign.

He lived from 1994 to 2001 in New York City and he worked as Music Producer and Sound Engineer at studios 78/88 and at Bennett Studios (Englewood, New Jersey). In those years ::ALUEI:: collaborated with numerous artists including Masta Ace, RUN DMC, Tony Bennett, Natalie Cole, Diana Ross, jazz saxophone master Joe Henderson and Michael Jackson.

He produced, composed, orchestrated, conducted and mixed soundtracks for feature film productions, TV commercials, TV movies, theater shows, musicals and Opera. His music production as recording artist encompasses styles including modern jazz, electronic music, contemporary symphonic music, Opera, post rock, traditional Latin music, Celtic and classical Indian music.

On 12 May 2013, he started a new artistic life with the iniziatic name ALUEI. His activities (workshops and masterclasses) as Sound Healer are so popular.

He collaborates in Brazil with Fernando Neder and Daniel Raman; in Brittany with the band "Elfic Circle"; in Poland with ensembles directed by Mieckzyslaw Litwinski; in Senegal with the folk group Dreen & Bopis, in China with Erhu player Ziyu Zie and in India with tablists Pandit Sanjay Kansa Banik and Pandit Kailash Nishad and with Shehnai player Ustad Ali Abbas Khan and many musicians of the Misra family of Benares Gharana, the caste of the musicians from Varanasi.

As creator of the "Music of becoming" and for his own music system that relates music to cosmology and quantum physics, called "A-MUMEx" (ALUEI Music Multiverse Exploration) he is regularly invited at major contemporary music, world -music, jazz and electronic music festivals around the world.

In 2018, after 20 years of hard work, he completed his method for teaching music in a creative way, for children and adults, entitled "A-MUMEx" (ALUEI Multiverse Music Experience), receiving the endorsements of Wayne Shorter and of Harbie Hancock.

From 2019 he is the founder of MAGIC&UNIQUE GROUP ( https://www.magicandunique.com ), an international holding company with 6 record labels and a music publishing house based in Los Angeles, New York and London.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "dettaglio nome | CIDIM - COMITATO NAZIONALE ITALIANO MUSICA". www.cidim.it (in Italian). Retrieved 2018-11-20.

https://open.spotify.com/artist/0SesNeAhtViXtgmAPHCB1I?si=hdvLNZDuQQacLBof4CXRrg

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