The Italian quartet Oprachina has moved the first steps during recent editions of “Along Came Jazz, Research In Italy” organised in Tivoli and Rome.
The group:Massimo Bognetti: guitar, director of Music School Etnofonie in Rome, he conducted several workshops on music figures of Demetrio Stratos, Miles Davis, Eric Dolphy, Thelonius Monk, Soft Machine; with the “Opera Nomadi” he directed: the “Education Project Artists Rom”
Errico De Fabritiis: saxophone, teacher, graduated in saxophone at the Conservatory of Pescara D’Annunzio, lives in Rome, where he worked with musicians of different backgrounds. He committed within the contemporary and improvised music; recently he has directed the project “Bus Ned Revolution”
Fabio Fochesato: bass and double bass, teacher, working expecially in jazz and contemporary music. He’s a member of “Plectrum Orchestra del Circolo Mandolinistico Costantino Bertucci” (plectrums with double bass string performing a large repertory of baroque and contemporary music) and the new “Banda Larga Big Band” direct by Elvio Ghigliordini (PMJO Auditorium Rome).
Adriano Galinari: drums; teacher, he has participated in numerous jazz events, with many italian and foreign musicians, among them, never forgot, the saxophonist Massimo Urbani.
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The quartet Oprachina has taken the first steps during recent editions of “Along Came Jazz, Research In Italy” organised in Tivoli and Rome.
The group is formed by Massimo Bognetti, guitarist; Errico De Fabritiis, saxophonist; Fabio Fochesato, bassist and drummer Adriano Galinari.
Their repertoire consists of original compositions where the approach is jazz element connecting between the parties in writing, obliged, and improvised.
The first work is entitled “The Jazz Farm” and you can listen here entirely and download it freely on jamendo.com.
Oprachina has completed a second album that expects to be published.