Rossano Baldini

Born in Rome (Italy), at the age of eight Rossano Baldini began studying piano, which led to a Bachelor of Arts in piano at the prestigious “St. Cecilia” Conservatory of Music in Rome. In addition to classical music, immediately he got interested in jazz, composition, songwriting and blues music. He found source of inspiration in the bookshelves of his family house full of sheet music: his father, a self – taught music lover, says that before he bought the piano and then the chandelier in the living room.
During his musical education, Rossano had the honour to study with world – reknown teachers and clinicians such as Antonio Valente e Franco Medori (classical music), Franco D’Andrea, John Taylor, Kenny Werner e Stefano Battaglia (improvisation).
In 2007, before moving to the U.S.A., he held an Honor Degree in DAMS (Disciplines of Arts, Music and Performing Arts), from “Roma Tre” University of Rome. Back to Italy, he received his Master in Jazz Piano and Improvisation Tecniques from the National Academy of Siena Jazz (Italy).

Since the beginning of his career, Rossano performed and recorded with world – class musicians such as Steve Mercurio, Michael Bearden, Gianluca Petrella, Timothy Brock, Manuel De Sica, Andrea Morricone, Anna Tifu, Pierpaolo Ranieri, Michele Rabbia, Joy Garrison, Badarà Seck.
Since 2015 he is the keyboard player for Nicola Piovani for the following live shows: “La Vita Nuova”, on lyrics by Dante Alighieri with the actor Elio Germano and the soprano Rosa Feola; “La Musica E’ Pericolosa”, a music chamber ensemble which plays the classics of Piovani’s multi decade career.
Since 2011, Rossano joined the Orchestra Italiana Del Cinema, with which he played in Italy and abroad. The O.I.C., with the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic, was invited to perform at prestigious venues all over the world: Arena Di Verona (Italy), National Center Of Performing Arts, The Great Hall Of The People (Beijing, China), Royce Hall (Los Angeles, USA), MiTo Festival (Milano, Piccolo Teatro), Ravello Festival, Auditorium Parco Della Musica Rome, etc.
In the U.S.A., he worked with Ignacio Elisavetsky, Universal producer. They scored the Carl Hansen movie, “Life After”, winner of the prize “Best Musical Score” at the 48 Hour Film Project 2008
In 2010, he began an intense artistic collaboration with main soundtracks’ composers, like Nicola Piovani (“Una Gita A Roma”, “Hungry Hearts”, “La Trattativa”, “Sogno D’Una Notte Di Mezza Sbornia”), Carlo Siliotto (“L’Assalto”, “Mr Ignis”, “Dove Eravamo Rimasti?”, “Without Men”, “Mia Madre”), Andrea Guerra (“Scusate Se Esisto!”).

In 2012, Rossano Baldini released his first solo piano album, It Won’t Be Late, for the japanese record company Albòre Jazz Records, acclaimed by international critics.
In the same year, he composed the original soundtrack for the movie Tutti I Rumori Del Mare, directed by Federico Brugia, special jury award at “Annecy Cinema Italien Festival 2012”.
Baldini’s music has been published by Megasound Records, ConcertOne, Rai Trade (Italy), Trisol Records (Germany), Albóre Jazz (Japan).

Official web site: www.rossanobaldini.com

 

ロッサーノ・バルディーニ

アマチュア音楽家の父の影響により、8歳でピアノを開始。幼い時期より、クラシックのみならずジャズ/ブルース、作曲に深く傾倒する。ローマ/サンタ・チェチーリア音楽院ピアノ科を修士。アントーニオ・ヴァレンテ、フランコ・メドーリにクラシック・ピアノを、フランコ・ダンドレーア、ジョン・テイラー、ケニー・ワーナー、ステーファノ・バッターリァにジャズ・ピアノを師事。
DAMS ROMA TRE大学を卒業後、渡米。卒業論文はベートーヴェンとピアノソナタ作品111の変奏曲について。

以降、映画『ライフ・イズ・ビューティフル』『ピノッキオ』などの音楽で知られるニコラ・ピオヴァーニ、マイケル・ジャクソン<This Is It>コンサートの音楽ディレクター=マイケル・ベアデン、カルロ・シリオット(米映画音楽)、FENNESZ SAKAMOTO(エレクトロニカ)のクリスチャン・フェネス、バダラ・セック(ワールド)、ジャルディーニ・ディ・ミロ(ロック)、アンディ・グラヴィッシュ(tp)、アルゼンチン出身/L.A.在住の音楽プロデューサー=イグナシオ・エリザベツキら、国内外の著名ミュージシャンと共演。
2005年より、エリザベッタ・トゥッリ、コンチード、UMビッグバンド、ロレンツォ・マルシーリ、スパイラル69、パナルモニコン・オーケストラ、スピリチュアル・フロントらと共に、イタリア〜ヨーロッパ各地をツアーで回る。

2011年、交響楽団<オルケストラ・イタリアーナ・デル・チネマ>の常任ピアニストに就任。ルイス・バカロフ、エンニオ・モリコーネ、ピエロ・ピッチョーニ、アルマンド・トロヴァヨーリの4人によって1960年代後半に設立された伝説のスタジオ<フォーラム・ミュージック・ヴィレッジ>を拠点に、さまざまな映画音楽のレコーディング〜国内外での演奏をおこなっている。