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Sebastian Piovesan
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Bass player, composer, arranger and music teacher.

He graduated in 2015 at Conservatory Giuseppe Tartini in Trieste where he studied under the guidance of relevant musicians and teachers like Giovanni Maier, Marc Abrams, Klaus Gesing, Glauco Venier, Matteo Alfonso and masters arrangement and composers Stefano Bellon and Alberto Mandarini.

Winner of two scholarships he continued his studies at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre(2014/2015), with Taavo Remmel, Raul Sööt, Tanel Ruben e Jaak Sooäär, and later he taught, collaborated and performed in the jazz department at the LUCA the School of Arts of Bruxelles (2015/2016)

Relevant is his dedication to the composition and the arrangement also developed thanks to the "Tartini Big Band" directed by Maestro Klaus Gesing, which he joined in 2012 as a bass player but also as a composer and arranger of some tunes.

He attended several masterclass having the occasion of playing in 2013 with Nick Bärtsch (ECM artist) being selected among a group of students for the closure concert of the event and later on also with Dennis Montgomery Iii (director of the Berklee College of Music Reverence Gospel Ensemble) in his students' Gospel Choir.
Over the years he collected numerous performances with various ensembles in Italy but also in the international arena, among which the Pat Metheny Ensemble Group directed by Peter Hertmans.
He performed in different places among which Italy, France, Estonia and Belgium, collaborating with renowned Italian musicians, and playing in Jazz festivals such as Leuven Jazz (Belgio), EESTI Jazz (Estonia), Mittelfest Europa, Trieste Love Jazz, Umbria Jazz, Nei Suoni dei Luoghi International Music Festival, Pordenone Summer Jazz, Le nuove rotte del Jazz (Trieste), FVG International Music Meeting 2014, Meeting 2014 Pop and Jazz Platform (AEC), Sile Jazz.
He also gained experience in the recording studio and in 2018 there was the release of "Travelling Notes", his debut album as a leader for Dodicilune Label Records. With this project he won the 2019 Bettinardi National competition for new Italians Jazz talents, winning also a special prize from the public.

Studies:
- Diploma II° level in JAZZ – Electric Bass (2015 Conservatory G. Tartini - Trieste)
- Diploma I° level in JAZZ – Electric Bass (2012 Conservatory G. Tartini - Trieste)
- Bachelor in Architectural Sciences (2007 IUAV - Venezia)

Masterclass:
- Masterclass di Jazz M° Brian Melvin (2015 Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre – Tallinn)
- Masterclass di Jazz M° Anders Jormin (2015 Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre – Tallinn)
- Masterclass di Jazz M° Mathias Eick (2015 Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre – Tallinn)
- Masterclass di Jazz M° Arturas Anusauskas (2014 Conservatory G. Tartini - Trieste)
- Masterclass di Jazz M° Esa Pietilä (2014 Conservatory G. Tartini - Trieste)
- Masterclass di Jazz M° Riccardo Zegna (2014 Conservatory G. Tartini - Trieste)
- Certificate of Completion Berklee in Umbria (2013 Berklee Summer School - Perugia)
- Masterclass "Groove: ritual music M° Nik Bärtsch" (2013 Conservatory G. Tartini - Trieste)
- Jazz workshop M° Jesper Bodilsen (2012 - Trieste)
- Masterclass Jazz M° Kieth Tippett - (2012 Conservatory G. Tartini - Trieste)
- Masterclass "The art of the rhythm" M° Jarrod Cagwin (2010 Conservatory G. Tartini - Trieste)- "Bass techniques in improvised music and development of the rhythmic sense" M° Björn Meyer - (2010 Conservatory G. Tartini - Trieste)
- Masterclass "Piano Jazz" M° Keith Tippet (2010 Conservatory G. Tartini - Trieste)
- Masterclass "Percussion Instruments M° Jarrod Cagwin" (2010 Conservatory G. Tartini - Trieste)
- Certificate of Completion Berklee in Umbria – (2008 Berklee Summer School - Perugia)

Prizes and awards:
- Award of the Mayor of the city of Silea for the results obtained in the musical field (Silea TV 2019)
- 2° Prize at Chicco Bettinardi National Competition (Piacenza 2019)
- Award of the public Prize at Chicco Bettinardi National Competition (Piacenza 2019)
- Scolarship Erasmus+ Mobility for Traineeship (Belgio, Bruxelles 2016)
- Scolarship Erasmus+ Mobility (Estonia, Tallin 2015)

Relevant discography:
- Sebastian Piovesan – Travelling Notes (Dodicilune 2018)
- Alberto Cantone – Breve Danzò il Novecento (Lizard Records 2018)
- Dove non c'è nessuno – Stefano Masini (Latlantide Promotions 2014)

Jazz Festival:
Leuven Jazz (Belgio), EESTI Jazz (Estonia), Mittelfest Europa, Trieste Love Jazz, Umbria Jazz, Nei Suoni dei Luoghi - Festival musicale internazionale, Pordenone Summer Jazz, Le nuove rotte del Jazz (Trieste), FVG International Music Meeting 2014, Meeting 2014 Pop and Jazz Platform (AEC), Sile Jazz e molti altri.

Per contatti e informazioni:
www.sebastianpiovesan.com
piovesansebastian@gmail.com
tel. (0039) 3334719706














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