Parisi, composer and pianist.
He has studied classical piano and composition with conductor Ottavio
De Lillo, Gabriella Bassi, and Patrizia Garganese. Later on, he
studied piano jazz and improvisation with
Rea and Riccardo Fassi.
Berklee School, Umbria Jazz Clinics in 1997
and in 2000, he perfected his work with pianists
Ray Santisi and Russ Hoffman, achieving the "Best Talents"
recognition at Umbria Jazz "Berklee Clinics 2000".
Moreover, he has attended a two- year high specialization course at the "Accademia
Musicale Romana" ("Roman Music Academy") with
Pietropaoli, Fabrizio Sferra and
He has also attended several master classes held by Wynton Marsalis,
Donald Harrison, Eric Reed, James Moody. Besides performing
in a big number of jazz club and live locations with various formations, he has
also performed in prestigious programmes among which: "Alfa Soul
2002", International Festival "Pulsano Jazz
2002", Trebius' Stars Jazz Winter
2002, "Jazz Blues & Soul" Festival
Guitars International Festival Mottola 2002-2004,
"September Jazz" 2004 City of Taranto, International
Festival "Sounds from Salento 2005";
exhibitions: Taranto Promenade 1997 (over thirty
concerts), Summer in Taranto 2000, Taranto and...2001,
Castro summer 2001, Porto Cesareo summer
2001, Ceramics International Exhibition
2004 City of Grottaglie, Festival Internazionale
"Sounds from Salento 2005", 62nd
Concerts' Season "Arcangelo Speranza 2006".
of the South Vertigo Band, prestigious formation in the fusion panorama,
shared with Adriano Albarella guitar, Fabrizio Loconsole bass and
Michele Sangiorgio drums, he frequently works with famous musicians such
as Bob Franceschini, Tom Kirkpatrick, Patrick Fradet, Ginger
Brew, Giampaolo Ascolese, Tino Tracanna,
Bosso, Roberto Ottaviano,
Lanzo, Felice Mezzina, Pino Mazzarano, Michele
Mimmo Campanale, Barbara Eramo and many others.
Leader of a jazz trio in his name, he is second lead of two important
projects in saxophonist Antonio De Vito's name, and singer Stefania Carati's
He is founder and director of important didactic projects supported by
Taranto Province "Art Music Project 2002" and
by the City of Taranto, among which "Music Profession 2004".
At present, he teaches modern and piano jazz for E.N.D.A.S associated schools. In
2005, he recorded the album entitled "Zero
Center" with the New York saxophonist Bob Franceschini
and the South Vertigo Band, distributed by Ricordi-Feltrinelli, for the VideoRadio
(RAI symphony Orchestra label).
In 2006 he joined the prestigious
compilation produced by Rai Trade-VideoRadio entitled "Fusion
Jazz Rock & Groove" distributed by Self.