Francesco Fratini – Homemade (2022)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/48 kHz | Time – 28:42 minutes | 337 MB | Genre: Jazz
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Francesco Fratini began studying the instrument at the age of 8 (trumpet). He studied with the teachers Salvatore Catania and Franco Vasselli, Giampaolo Casati, Pietro Tonolo, Stefano Zenni, Marco Tamburini, Claudio Corvini, Enrico Rava, Gianluigi Trovesi. In January 2009, still eighteen, he was called by Enrico Rava to join his ensemble, alongside Daniele Tittarelli, Gianluca Petrella, Giovanni Guidi, Gianluigi Trovesi, Dan Kinzelman and Stefano Senni.
In September 2010 he moved to New York where, thanks to a four-year scholarship, he attended the courses of the New School For Jazz and Contemporary Music. During those five years in New York, he had the opportunity to study under the guidance of teachers such as Reggie Workman, George Cables, Aaron Goldberg, Steve Cardenas, Jimmy Owens, Andrew Cyrille, Laurie Frink, Ambrose Akimounsire, Avishai Cohen, Kirk Nurock, Doug Weiss, Marcus Printup, Jane Ira Bloom. He also performed at various New York clubs and festivals alongside musicians such as Austin Peralta, Chad Lefickofitz Brown, Alexander Claffy, Matt Chalk, Kyle Poole and Daniel Dor.
In December 2014 he graduated at The New School, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jazz and Contemporary Music.
In January 2015 he returned to Rome to resume an intense concert activity throughout Italy alongside musicians such as Pietro Lussu, Daniele Tittarelli, Rosario Giuliani, Danilo Rea, Fabio Zeppetella, Rosario Bonaccorso, Alessandro Lanzoni, Camilla Battaglia, Simone Graziano, Ares Tavolazzi, Mario Raja, Paolo Damiani, Bruno Biriaco, Mario Corvini, Domenico Sanna, Alessandro Lanzoni, Enrico Zanisi, Daniele Tittarelli, Francesco Diodati, Francesco Ponticelli , Giovanni Guidi, Fabrizio Sferra, Massimo Morganti, Marco Valeri, Enrico Morello, Luca Bulgarelli, Cristiano Arcelli and many others.
In March 2016 he graduated in Trumpet Jazz with honors at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome.
1-1. Francesco Fratini – Orari Nostri (04:08)
1-2. Francesco Fratini – Low Stress Training (03:50)
1-3. Francesco Fratini – Marta (04:00)
1-4. Francesco Fratini – Awakening (02:39)
1-5. Francesco Fratini – Ponte Sant’Angelo (05:52)
1-6. Francesco Fratini – I Thought About You (08:12)