Master class of Dado Moroni on the history of jazz and its languages will cover:

1. Origins of the jazz language and its derivations
2. Relationship between rhythm and harmony/melody and the importance of the blues
3. Chord construction and melody orchestration
4. Introduction to harmonic and melodic improvisation
5. Accompaniment techniques
6. Approach to composition
7. Behavior on stage and relationship with colleagues and listeners
8. The joy of music


(Thursday) 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

17:00 to 21:00


Rome | Via Urbana

Via Urbana 49 / A

Credits for academic courses: 1/2 CFA

Participation fees: Saint Louis students € 20; external € 30


Edgardo “Dado” Moroni was born in Genoa in 1962 and came into contact with jazz music very soon thanks to his parents’ record collection. He began playing the piano at the age of 4 with his professional career taking off at the age of 14, playing throughout Italy with some of the most important Italian musicians such as Franco Cerri, Tullio De Piscopo, Luciano Milanese and Gianni Basso , Sergio Fanni and Massimo Urbani.


Francesca Gregori | Saint Louis College of Music