Francesco Leonardo Fabbri
Leonardo Fabbri was born in Perugia in 1986,
started to play classical piano and Hammond organ at the age of 17. He attended
for two years the Hammond organ courses at the SPM school in Pistoia, learning,
thanks to Maurizio Spampani, the most impaortant Jazz, Blues and Funk techniques.
Going on, he followed numerous lessons and workshops given by some of
the most famous international and Italian jazz organ players such as Joey DeFrancesco,
Pippo Guarnera, Ivan Vicari and
In october 2003 he also participated to an arrangement
workshop with Beppe Vessicchio.
During the Umbria Jazz festival 2005
he got to know
Smith, becoming one of his students and going to New York to have lessons
While staying in New York, Francesco got in contact with famous organists
such as Seleno Clarke, George Papageorge, Mike LeDonne and
Lonnie Gasperini, with whom he performed in one of Harlem's Clubs.
In december 2004 Francesco formed
the VIBRHAM trio, consisting of Jacopo Bazzarri(vibes), Massimo
Discepoli (drums) and Francesco Fabbri (Hammond B3).
Durino the year 2006 he formed the
indipendent jazz label EFFEMUSIC in association with his father.
In October 2006 he recorded his first
alum VIBRHAM released by his jazz label EFFEMUSIC.
In Novembre 2007 he formed his Dynamic
trio consisting of Rossano Emili on Baritone sax and Alessandro Ricci
He recorded his second album (Follow the Doctor)on
December 2006 with his Dynamic trio.
Durino the year 2006 he also recived
an endorsment by PARI:E organ company.
With his Dynamic trio Francesco has played in many of the most important
jazz festivals and clubs in Italy such as the
Blue Note (Milano),
Umbria Jazz '07 (every day as resident organist),
Umbria Jazz winter '07, Trasimeno Blues
'07 (Hammond day with Tony Monaco trio
and James Taylor quartet), Tweerni in Jazz
'07 (every day as resident organist), and more…
Now Francesco is working on his new album Reverse
with his new project HOTQUARTET.
Contacts and information:
mobile +39 3295684489
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Last Modified Date: 04/12/2007