Roberto Gatto

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Roberto Gatto
Roberto Gatto 2012.jpg
Gatto in 2012
Background information
Born (1958-10-06)October 6, 1958
Rome, Italy
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Drums
Years active 1970s–present
Labels CAM Jazz
Website www.robertogatto.com

Roberto Gatto is an Italian jazz drummer, born October 6, 1958 in Rome.[1]

He has performed with Lee Konitz, Chet Baker, Bob Berg, Tommy Flanegan, Joe Zawinul, and Joe Lovano. He has composed film music,[2] is the leader of his own jazz group[3] and a member of the ensemble of Pino Daniele, a Neapolitan singer.

Discography[edit]

Gatto

As leader

  • 1986 Notes feat. Michael Brecker (Gala)
  • 1987 Ask feat. John Scofield (Gala)
  • 1989 Luna (Gala)
  • 1989 Improvvisi with Danilo Rea (Gala)
  • 1991 Jungle Tree (Gala)
  • 1994 L'Avventura (CGD Warner)
  • 1997 7# (BMG RCA)
  • 1998 Sing Sing Sing (Via Veneto)
  • 2001 Plays Rugantino (CAM Jazz)
  • 2003 Deep (CAM Jazz)
  • 2007 Traps (CAM Jazz)
  • 2008 Omaggio al Progressive Rock (Palaexpo)
  • 2009 The Music Next Door (EmArcy)
  • 2010 Remembering Shelly #2, Live at Alexanderplatz Roma (Albore Jazz)
  • 2011 Pure Imagination (Albore Jazz)
  • 2015 Sixth Sense (Parco della Musica)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zenni, Stefano (2002). "Gatto, Roberto". In Barry Kernfeld. The new Grove dictionary of jazz, vol. 2 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. pp. 21–22. ISBN 1561592846. 
  2. ^ "Roberto Gatto: Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  3. ^ Kelman, John (2007-07-07). "CD/LP Review: Traps". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2010-05-30.