Paolo Di Sabatino
in Teramo, Italy on September 26 1970,
Paolo Di Sabatino began studying the piano at a very young age under the
guidance of his father.
In 1990 he graduated from the
Conservatory of Bari with top marks, full honours and an honourable mention.
In 1994, Paolo gains his diploma of
Jazz Music from the same institution.
Paolo has dedicated himself solely to jazz performing in various line-ups
from the "piano soloist" to the octet, in important jazz clubs, concerts and radio
broadcasts (Radio 2 e Radio 3 RAI).
has also performed in numerous festivals in Italy such as those of Fano,
Pescara, Pomigliano, Urbino, the Gargano Piano Festival, Lignano, Foggia, Bergamo,
Villa Celimontana, Aosta, Ai Confini tra Sardegna e Jazz.
Paolo has performed with names such as Massimo Urbani, Giulio Capiozzo,
Manu Roche, M. Cafiero, Paolo Fresu, S. Satta, Nicola
Arigliano, Lee Konitz, Rosario Giuliani, Gianni Coscia,
Eddie Palermo, Lino Patruno,
Gegè Telesforo, Enrico Rava, Maurizio Giammarco, Irio De
Paula, Marcello Rosa,
R. Rossi, Gianni Cazzola, Dario Deidda, C. Meyer,
John Patitucci, Horacio El Negro Hernandez, Bob Mintzer and many
In 1993 Paolo recorded his first
CD "Harem" with the help of Marco
Tamburini, Massimo Moriconi and Massimo Manzi of Old Magic Music,
During the 1994-95
scholastic year, Paolo taught solmization at the Conservatory of Bari.
1996 Paolo published a collection of
didactic material for the piano entitled "15 pezzi
per piccoli pianisti" (15 Pieces for the Small Pianist)
to assist in the development of melody (ediz.
Trasimeni – Rome). In the same year, his second CD "Foto
Rubate" for Splasc(h) is released, a "live" trio with Moriconi
and Manzi and he published a collection of jazz piano pieces ("Jazz
Reflections" – ediz. Bèrben – Ancona).
Paolo then recorded his third CD for "Modern Times" entitled "Dialogo
a Due" with the trumpeter Fabrizio Bosso.
In March 1999 Paolo performed
at the famous jazz club "Jazz Showcase" in Chicago and signed an exclusive
contract with Hallway Records of Chicago, releasing his CD "Introducing
Paolo Di Sabatino" as a quartet with Bosso, Ciancaglini
and Manzi. In November of the same year Paolo records "Threeo"
with John Patitucci and Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez.
After three years of teaching at the "T. Schipa" Conservatory of Lecce,
Paolo is currently a jazz teacher at
the "F. Morlacchi" Conservatory of Perugia.
1994 – Paolo Di Sabatino Quartetto
– Harem – Old Magic Music OMM94DSP01
1996 – Paolo Di Sabatino Trio
– Foto Rubate – Splasc(h) CDH 482.2
1997 – Bosso – Di Sabatino –
Dialogo a due – Modern Times MDT 30145
1999 – Paolo Di Sabatino 4tet
– Introducing Paolo Di Sabatino - Hallway
2000 – Paolo Di Sabatino –
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Threeo – Hallway Records 9709
2001 – The Postcard from Brazil
– Cartolina dal Brasile – Wide Sound
2002 – Fabrizio Bosso with Paolo Di
Sabatino – Italian Songs – Wide Sound
2002 – In june Il Manifesto Ed.
is publishing Paolo new album with: Javier Girotto, Stefano Di Battista,
Daniele Scannapieco, Horacio El Negro Hernandez, Carlitos Puerto.
2000 – Claudio Canzano –
L'amo – Wide Sound WD101
Renzo Ruggieri Group – Accordion Voyage
– Wide Sound WD103
2000 – Massimo Manzi –
Quasi sera – Wide Sound WD104
– Gianluca Esposito Quintet – Little
Groove – Wide Sound WD105
2001 – Vito Giordano Quartet –
Flavours – Videoradio – VR CD000391
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