Michel AudissoMichel Audisso

Michel Audisso is a French composer and multi-instrumentalist who has been permanently living in Italy since 1980, where he plays in several theatrical and dance shows, dealing particularly with jazz music.

MAIN COLLABORATIONS:

Theater and dance: Leggero, lightweight (1992-1993) directed by Gigi Proietti; Arcobaleno (1993-1994) directed by Antonio Calenda and Gino Landi; The man who invented television (1997) directed by Pietro Garinei, La Fabula di Orfeo (1995-1997), Tango Eros (1998-1999), L’Orfeo dei pazzi (2000-2001 ) Oxytoc (1997-1998) choreography by Patrick King.

In these shows, he has collaborated with Mario Vicari, Gianni Ferrio, Germano Mazzocchetti;

Pop Music: Rector (1981), Nada (1986), Tony Cicco (1987-1988)

Jazz Music: Birds of Underground 10tet (1982-1984), Nexus (1983), Ishtar 5tet (1982-1986), Riccardo Lay 7tet (1984), Tankio Band (1983-today), Silent Circus (1987-1992), “ Saxomarconi sax 4tet ”(1988-1993) as steady bands.

 

He currently plays in many bands with various important musicians like: Muhal Richard Abrams, John Arnold, Dave Barry, Andrea Beneventano, Chris Biscoe, Flavio Boltro, Steve Cantarano, Al, Claudio and Mario Corvini, Paolino Dalla Porta, Alberto D’Anna, Tullio De Piscopo, Stefano Di Battista, Mark Dresser, Antonio Faraò, Riccardo Fassi, Massimo Fedeli, Ettore Fioravanti, David Fiuczynski, Paolo Fresu, George Garzone, Javier Girotto, Rosario Giuliani, Steve Grossman, Alessandro Gwiss, Horacio Hernandez, Antonio Iasevoli, Pietro Iodice, Gianni Lenoci, Francesco Lo Cascio, Riccardo Luppi, Massimo Manzi, Phil Minton, Massimo Moriconi, Enzo Pietropaoli, Massimo Pirone, Luca Pirozzi, Michele Rabbia, Enrico Rava, Antonello Salis, Tenores of Dorgali, Tony Scott, Fabrizio Sferra, Gary Smulyan, Sandro Satta, Marco Siniscalco, Danilo Terenzi, Massimo Urbani,Mike and Kate Westbrook, Kenny Wheeler, and Fabio Zeppettella.
Audisso currently directed the Escaping Strings, a recently founded band playing original arrangement and compositions with a wide repertoire, ranging from modern jazz to European classical contemporary music.