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Fabio Giachino - Piano

Marty Jaffe - Double Bass

Douglas Marriner - Drums

Class of 1986, Fabio Giachino is considered one of the most promising talents of the Italian music scene in the last few years.
Born in Alba, but choosing Turin as his home town, he has been awarded important Italian and European prizes, gaining recognitions both nationally and internationally.
As a soloist he won the "Premio Internazionale Massimo Urbani 2011", the "Premio Nazionale Chicco Bettinardi 2011", and the "Revelation of the year 2011" JazzUp Channel Red Award.

With his trio he was awarded Special Prize as "Best Band" at the "Bucharest International Competition 2014", the "Fara Music Jazz Live 2012" prize (as best soloist and best band), the "Barga Jazz Contest 2012" prize and the "Premio Carrarese Padova Porsche Festival 2011".
In 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011 he was among the best 10 Italian pianists according to the "JazzIT Awards" referendum, organized by the magazine JAZZIT. In 2013, 2014 and 2013 his trio was also among the best 10 Italian bands.
His debut album "Introducing Myself" recorded with his trio featuring the sax player Rosario Giuliani, and the second one "Jumble Up", were included in the 2012 and 2014 "100 Greatest Jazz Album" selection, by the magazine JAZZIT.

In parallel with his accademic classical studies, which led to a Music Diploma in Organ in 2006 and a Master Music Degree in 2009, he also studied jazz, through private lessons and workshops with some of the most recognized musician in the Jazz’s scene.
In 2012 he got a Master of Jazz Music Degree at the "G.Verdi" Conservatory of Turin studying with F. Di Castri e D. Moroni.

In summer 2016 he was artist in residency at the Italian Embassy in COPENAGHEN for three months, while that period he recorded a new album "North Clouds" (available on April 2017) with some of the best danish musician including Benjamin Koppel on saxophone as special guest.
In 2017 he is been invited to perform and to hold a workshop in Kathmandu (Nepal), involved in an unique project in collaboration with the Conservatoire and local clubs.


Date: Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Time: From 6:30 pm To 8:00 pm

Organized by : ICI

Entrance : Free


Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York