giuseppe fausto modugno playing the piano


stefano calzolari


modugno e calzolari al piano

Stefano Calzolari started playing piano at the age of 5. He was self-taught and continued his piano studies at the Music Academy of Modena and also studied composition at the conservatory in Modena. He has studied improvisation with Luca Flores and attended the CPM in Milan under the instruction of Franco D'Andrea.

He attended seminars at Siena Jazz and ensemble music in Bologna with Paolo Fresu and following the "Course of highly qualified professional jazz pianists" in Siena with Enrico Pieranunzi, simultaneously cultivating the study of classical music at the Faculty of Musicology of Cremona.

He is the pianist of the group "Gospel Times" directed by Joyce E.Yuille . As a composer, pianist and conductor he has accomplished between 2002 and 2005 a series of concerts produced by the "Theater of the Court" in Carpi, entitled "900 Metamorphosis", with the band "Rhapsody Ensemble".

He shares with several classical pianists, and among them Giuseppe Fausto Modugno, "different pianos", piano performances in which classical and jazz piano confront beyond cultural barriers and stereotypes.

He participated in :

Street jazz 1998
Jazz in` it 2001,2002,2003
Made in BO 1999
Porretta Soul Festival 2003
Modena jazz festival 2004
Crossroads 2004
Ethnea Jazz Festival, Catania 1999
Jazz im schloss Prosels 1999,2000
Imola in Musica 2003
Effetto musica 2005
Musica mundi 2001
Festival di Torrechiara 2003,2004
Piacenza jazz 2005
Volontariamente jazz 2002,2003
Strade Blu, Modigliana 2004
Lario jazz festival 2005,2006
Trasimeno blues 2005
Terre Verdiane 2005
Chiavenna jazz festival 2006
Festival Della Musica di Mantova 2006
Varese Gospel festival 2007
Rupperswil blues and gospel festival 2007/2008
Modena jazz festival 2008
Metronomi GMI 2008/2009
Livorno gospel festival 2008
Jazz al Baluardo 2009
Jazz and Raquet 2010
Cordenons Gospel Festival 2010
Calcinato jazz festival 2010
Cento Blues Festival 2010
Mirabello jazz 2011
Iseo Jazz 2011
Jazz and Raquet 2011
MITO Festival 2011


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