in Bari (Italy), Vito Di Modugno began his musical studies very early. Guided
by his father Pino Di Modugno, an experienced and well-known accordionist,
he studied piano,organ, electric bass and upright bass. His gave his first public
performance at age five and at age 11, made his debut in his father's orchestra.
1976 he began studying piano with Maestro
Binetti, earning his diploma in 1984. The
same year, he was one of several winners of the musical contest "Coppa pianisti
d'Italia". He attended masterclasses with Medori and Caporali; jazz
Michael Brecker and
and courses at Siena
From 1996 to
1999 he was on tour with Patty Pravo, recording two CDs and
He has recorded several CDs with "Red
Records": as leader on "Organ
Grooves", with his group comprising Sandro Gibellini (guitar),
D'Anna (tenor sax),
Manzi (drums) and Pino Di Modugno (accordion); again as leader
on his second CD, "Organ Trio", with
Manzi (drums); as sideman on Pino Di Modugno's CD "Bedouin";
and on Sicilian pianist
2003 he was voted among the best new talents
in "Musica Jazz" magazine's "Top Jazz" poll.
He participated as soloist in concerts with the Symphony Orchestra "Arturo
Toscanini" of Parma directed by Beppe D'Onghia, playing Jon Lord's
concerto written in 1969 for The Deep Purple.
He presently teaches in Bari at the "Pentagramma" Music School and the
collaborations: Patty Pravo, Articolo 31, Michele Carrabba,
Bosso , Pino Di Modugno, Massimo Manzi, Sandro
D'Anna , Michele Di Monte, Giovanni Tommaso,
Tiziana Ghiglioni, Michele Fazio,
Campanale , Massimo Carafa, Francesco Palmitessa,
More collaborations: Irio De Paula, Urbie Green, Tony Scott,
Kim Plainfield, Rachel Gould, Romano Mussolini, Cicci Santucci,
Enrico Rava, Gianluca Petrella, Ettore Fioravanti,
Coscia , Bruno Marini, Renato Chicco, Tullio
De Piscopo, Gianni Basso, Sarah Jane Morris, Nick the Nightfly,
Lou Blackbourn, Mariella Carbonara, Paola Arnesano, Antonio
Di Lorenzo, Marco Sannini,
Condorelli , Andrea Pozza, Patrizia Conte, Billy
Mimmo Cafiero , Jazz Studio Orchestra,
e Dixiinitaly, Claudio Colasazza, Eddy Palermo,
Zifarelli , Emanuele Basentini, Rossana Casale,
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DI MODUGNO "Meriggio" Promo Jazz-IRD
VITO DI MODUGNO
"Organ Grooves" Red Records
FAZIO - DI MODUGNO - PETRUZZELLI "Percorsi"
DI LEONE – DI MODUGNO – CAMPANALE "Con
Alma" YVP-IRD (2000)
Lush Tales (2001)
Contacts and Information:
PATTY PRAVO "Bye Bye Patty"
Sony Music (1997)
PATTY PRAVO "Live al Piper"
(video) Sony Music (1997)
PINO DI MODUGNO "No quello!…Quello!"
PATTY PRAVO "Patty Live 99"
Sony Music (2001)
PINO DI MODUGNO "Good Life"
Red Records (2003)
Vito Di Modugno
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