Stefano di Battista

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Stefano di Battista
Stefano Di Battista.jpg
Background information
Born (1969-02-14) 14 February 1969 (age 50)
Rome, Italy
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, bandleader
InstrumentsSaxophone
LabelsBlue Note, Discograph, Just Looking
Websitewww.stefanodibattista.eu

Stefano di Battista (born February 14, 1969 in Rome) is an Italian jazz musician who plays soprano and alto saxophone.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Di Battista began playing at thirteen with friends and became interested in jazz after hearing Art Pepper. In Italy he received guidance from Massimo Urbani and by his twenties di Battista was performing in Paris. He put out his debut as a leader in 1997 and has toured with the Elvin Jones Jazz Machine.[1]

Discography[edit]

  • 1996: Live au Parc Floral Vol 3 (Parc Floral)
  • 1997: Volare (Label Bleu)
  • 1998: A Prima vista (Blue Note)
  • 1998: The Woman Next Door (Label Bleu), with Michel Benita and Rita Marcotulli
  • 2000: Stefano Di Battista (Blue Note)
  • 2002: Round About Roma (Blue Note)
  • 2004: Parker’s Mood (Blue Note)
  • 2007: Trouble Shootin’ (Blue Note)
  • 2009: Più Sole (Universal Music), with Nicky Nicolai
  • 2010: La Musica Di Noi (Alice)
  • 2011: Woman's Land (Discograph)
  • 2014: Giu' La Testa (Just Looking), with Sylvain Luc
  • 2016: Italian Standards Live (Casa Del Jazz)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Seida, Linda. "Stefano di Battista". Biography. AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-10-03.
  2. ^ "Stefano Di Battista, il migliore sax jazz è a Gallarate". Malpensa24.

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