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Ada Rovatti
sax, composition, arrangment

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Italian native Ada Rovatti started playing saxophone in high school after years of classical piano training.

After winning a scholarship from Berklee College of Music in Italy she divided herself between Boston where she studied with Joe Viola, George Garzone and Italy where she was working in Big Bands with guest artists such as: Phil Woods, Lee Konitz, Bob Mintzer, Randy Brecker.

Since 1998 she lives in NYC. She has performed in important festivals such as JVC in NYC Rochester Jazz Festival to the latest IAJE in NYC, appearing with an impressive and diverse list of artists and bands such as: Les Paul, Mike Stern, Randy Brecker, Miroslav Vitous, John Mclaughlin, Adam Nussbaum, Bob Mintzer, Victor Bailey, Rodney Holmes, Diva Big Band, Renee Rosnes, Joanne Brackeen, Harvie S, Eddie Henderson, Carl Allen, and many others.

n 2003 she released her first 2 CDs as a bandleader with the Elephunk Band (For Rent -Apria Records) and with her quartet (Under The Hat -Sunnyside Records) with guests: Randy Brecker, Mike Stern and Don Alias. She also appears on the Grammy winner Cd by Randy Brecker 34th 'N Lex ESC Records (best contemporary jazz Album of 2003) and on the new acclaimed Cd of John Mclaughlin Industrial Zen (2006)

Drive magazine raved about this graceful Italian jazzista in a recent CD review of Under the Hat. Critics voted Under the Hat as number one in the Revelation category of the 2003 in the Brazilian newspaper Tribuna De Imprensa.

She just released her new Cd Airbop - Apria Records/ Egea Records with guest artists: Bob Mintzer, Randy Brecker, Don Alias, and many more.

Airbop has been nominated by a poll by All About Jazz as one of the top Ten Cd of 2005.

"Canarino Mannaro"- MINA-� Double CD PDU 30036 (distr. By EMI)
"Jazz Class Orchestra" featuring Phil Woods Limited Edition
"Snack and Prices" Isabelle Records/Wicked Good Music
"Just Like Don Quixote" Mindflow- Broken River Records
"Sunlight's Path" Liz Winick -2001
"34th & Lex" Randy Brecker-ESC 2003
"Under The Hat" Ada Rovatti - Apria records-Sunnyside records
"For Rent" Ada Rovatti & The Elephunk Band � Apria Records
"Airbop" Ada Rovatti Quintet - Apria Records 2005

For contacts and information:
Ada Rovatti
web: www.adarovatti.com
mail to: jazzada@hotmail.com

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