Giancarlo Schiaffini

Giancarlo Schiaffini

Also known as G. Schiaffini, G.Schiaffini, Schiaffini
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Discography of Giancarlo Schiaffini:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 A Tung Me 9 Audio 1983 L'Orchestra
2 Memo From 6 Audio 2007-10-24
3 PISA 1980: Improvisors' Symposium 5 Audio 1981 Incus Records
4 Three Incredible Ideas 3 Audio 2001 Auditorium Edizioni
5 The Unrepentant Ones 9 Audio 1986 Fonit Cetra
6 Tuba Libre 11 Audio Random Acoustics (2)
7 Memo From 6 Audio 1979 Cramps Records
8 Uncaged 7 Audio 1991 Splasc(h) Records
9 Jazz A Confronto 5 7 Audio 1973 Horo Records
10 Moot & Lid 18 Audio 2006 Ictus Records
11 Situations 13 Audio 2000 New Tone Records
12 Moot & Lid 18 Audio 2007 Ictus Records
13 L'Anello Mancante - The Missing Chainring 13 Audio 2000 Imprint Records (2)
14 Edula 19 Audio 1994 Pentaphon
15 Let 12 Audio 1995-03-00 Splasc(h) Records
16 Rhapsody For Billie 10 Audio 2002 Imprint Records (2)
17 Infernal Dream 8 Audio 2006 Imprint Records (2)
18 Marcesina 18 Audio 2000 CM (2)
19 War Orphans 4 Audio 2004 Caligola
20 Monster 11 Audio 2004 Auditorium Edizioni
21 Alea 13 Audio 1996-04-00 Splasc(h) Records
22 Wind & Slap 16 Audio 2011 Rudi Records
23 Il Trombone 16 Audio 1991 RCA
24 Musica Per Commenti Sonori 10 Audio 1973 Costanza Records
25 29.9.78 Pezzo 5 Audio 1978 Red Record
26 Live In Ventotene 9 Audio 2012-06-00 Rudi Records
27 Tierkreis E Dintorni 24 Audio 2008 Twilight Music
28 Ho Veduto Volare - Trittico Per Boccioni 4 Audio 2009 Imprint Records (2)
29 A Centro Metri Comincia Il Bosco: Guerra Memoria Natura 12 Audio 2010 Imprint Records (2)
30 PST - Live in Rome 3 Audio 2012 Auditorium Edizioni
31 Cruciverba 15 Audio 2013 Palomar Records
32 Schiaffini 28 Audio 2012 Auditorium Edizioni
33 Post-Deconstruction Live At The One Step Down 5 Audio 2000 Cadence Jazz Records
34 Latecomers 5 Audio 2013-05-18 Ictus Records
35 Giancarlo Schiaffini 15 Audio 2007 Musica Jazz
36 Infernal Dream 6 Audio 1986 Rofo Records
37 Totem 11 Audio 2014 Zone Di Musica

Italian composer, trombonist and tubist.

He was a member of Gruppo di Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza from 1972 until 1983.

Composer-trombonist-tubist, was born in Rome in 1942 and graduated in Physics at the University of Rome in 1965. Self-taught, he appeared as soloist in the first free-jazz concerts in Italy and subsequently presented his own compositions widely in the mid 1960’s. In 1970 he studied at Darmstadt with Stockhausen, Ligeti and Globokar and formed the contemporary chamber ensemble Nuove Forme Sonore. He also worked with Franco Evangelisti in 1972 and has since collaborated with the Gruppo di Improvvisazione di Nuova consonanza until 1983. In 1975 he founded the Gruppo Romano di Ottoni performing Renaissance and Contemporary music. He is member of the well known Italian Instabile Orchestra. At present he teaches at the Conservatorio “A. Casella” in l’Aquila and at the Summer Courses of Siena Jazz. He teaches also Contemporary Music, Jazz and Improvisation in Clinics and Seminars all over the World (like New York University, Monash University Melbourne, Hochschule Freiburg i. B., Acanthes-Villeneuve d’Avignon, UNEAC-Cuba). He plays Contemporary Music, Jazz and Improvisation in concerts and International Festivals of Contemporary music and Jazz like Teatro alla Scala, Accademia di S. Cecilia, Biennale Musica di Venezia, Autunno Musicale di Como, Settembre Musica di Torino, IRCAM, Upic and Festival d’Automne (Paris), Reina Sofia (Madrid), Ars Musica (Bruxelles), Europa Jazz Festival du Mans, Jazz a Mulhouse, Tramway (Rouen), Wien Modern, Aspekte (Salzburg), Donaueschinger Musiktage, Moers, Tage fuer Neue Musik (Zurich), Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon), Alte Oper (Frankfurt), Berliner Philarmonie, Festival di Gibellina, FIMAV Victoriaville and New Music Concerts-Toronto (Canada), Nuova Consonanza, Bimhuis (Amsterdam), JazzYatra (India), Darmstadter Ferienkurse, Pomeriggi Musicali and Musica del nostro tempo di Milano, UNEAC (Cuba), Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Lincoln Center and Hunter College (New York). Since 1988 Mr Schiaffini has been working with the singer and writer Silvia Schiavoni to the composition and performance of multi-media events inspired by literature and visual arts (Joyce, Gauguin, Ibsen, Boccioni, Ammaniti, Belli, and others), with images created by Ilaria Schiaffini. In 2000 he has been Composer in residence for the International Composers & Improvisers Forum Munich. Mr. Schiaffini has collaborated with John Cage, Karole Armitage, Luigi Nono and Giacinto Scelsi in various performances and works for solo trombone or tuba have been dedicated to him by Scelsi, Nono, Amman, Alandia, Dashow, Villa-Rojo, Renosto, Laneri, Guaccero. He has performed for the National Radios in Austria, Canada, Holland, Germany, Mexico, Italy, Spain Sweden, France as well as having recorded for BMG, Curci, Cramps, Edipan, Horo, Pentaflowers, Pentaphon, Red Records, Ricordi, Vedette. His music has been published by BMG, Curci, Edipan, Ricordi. The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz (Oxford University Press) and the Enciclopedia della Musica (Utet/Garzanti) dedicate an entry-word to Mr Schiaffini. His treatise on contemporary trombone techniques is published by Ricordi.

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