Marco RavalleseMarco Ravallese

Born in Rome, he approached the study of piano at the age of 8, under the guidance of the teacher Teresa Cirillo. He deepened the study of pop and blues with Sandro Borghi and Luciano Gargiulo. Around 18, he started performing in live concerts with the guitarist Max Bizzarri. After an Honors Degree in Literature, he enrolled in 2006 in Saint Louis and started his piano studies with Pierpaolo Principato. With M ° Antonio Solimene, he recovered his classical piano studies and approached jazz arrangement.

In 2010, he played in the jazz / fusion group “Four Corners”, playing the greatest hits of the Yellow Jackets. In October 2011, he gained admission to the 2nd cycle degree in Jazz in the Santa Cecilia Conservatoire of Rome, where he studied with Danilo Rea.

In 2011, he formed his own jazz quartet with Paolo Mignosi on drums, Francesco Luzzio on bass, Antonio Giordano on sax. In 2012, he composed the sound-track for the short movie “Miracle in the suburbs” by Maurizio Ravallese (Donatello’s concurring at the David and the Giffoni Film Festival Awards, winner of the Gold World of Catania, winner of the Video Festival of Imperia winner of the Shakespeare Film Festival of Viareggio, and winner of the journalists award Emanuele Caracciolo in the International Gabriele Inguscio Film Festival). Currently, he is preparing an album with his jazz quartet. He collaborates with Francesco Luzzio, Eddy Palermo, and Gianni Di Renzo.