Stefano di Battista

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Stefano di Battista
Stefano Di Battista.jpg
Background information
Born (1969-02-14) 14 February 1969 (age 51)
Rome, Italy
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, bandleader
InstrumentsSaxophone
LabelsBlue Note, Discograph, Just Looking
Websitewww.stefanodibattista.eu

Stefano di Battista (born February 14, 1969) 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]

  • Volare (Label Bleu, 1997)
  • A Prima Vista (Blue Note, 1998)
  • Stefano Di Battista (Blue Note, 2000)
  • 'Round About Roma (Blue Note, 2002)
  • Parker's Mood (Blue Note, 2004)
  • Trouble Shootin' (Blue Note, 2007)
  • Più Sole with Nicky Nicolai (EmArcy/Universal, 2009)
  • Woman's Land (Alice, 2011)
  • Giu' La Testa with Sylvain Luc (Just Looking, 2014)
  • La Musica Di Noi (Alice, 2015)
  • Italian Standards (Casa del Jazz, 2016)

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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