Artistic director: Rosario Giuliani
Organization and press office: Saint Louis Management
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Monte di Giove Anxur, one of the most evocative Italian archaeological locations, is colored by Jazz.
The Festival, strongly desired by the Municipality of Terracina, avails itself for the first time of the artistic direction of Rosario Giuliani, who in such a delicate moment wanted to honor his land by promoting the return to live music, inviting exclusively Italian jazz artists to the stage. .
ANXUR IN JAZZ Dal 19 al 21 agosto, 3 giorni di musica di prestigio, con protagonisti grandi nomi del Jazz italiano ed internazionale come Danilo Rea, Fabrizio Bosso, Enrico Pieranunzi, Paolo Damiani, Luca Bulgarelli, Fabio Zeppetella, Fabrizio Sferra, e, naturalmente, lo stesso Giuliani.

ANXUR IN JAZZ Un incontro di rara bellezza tra terra, mare e musica.

August 19th at 9:00 pm

Rosario Giuliani – sax
Fabrizio Bosso - trumpet
Alberto Gurrisi – hammond
Marco Valeri - drums

Two excellent Italian musicians, Fabrizio Bosso on trumpet and Rosario Giuliani on sax, lead the quartet completed by Alberto Gurrisi on organ and Marco Valeri on drums, performing in a repertoire of great interest, both of standard and original compositions, with strong rhythmic connotations. An emotional journey that arises from the human and musical encounter, which has now lasted for more than twenty years, of two great interpreters of Italian jazz, masterfully supported by Gurrisi and Valeri, who are also considered to be champions in the national jazz scene.

AUGUST 20 at 8:30 pm

Enrico Pieranunzi – piano
Luca Bulgarelli - double bass

Pianista, compositore, arrangiatore, ha registrato più di 70 CD a suo nome spaziando dal piano solo al trio, dal duo al quintetto e collaborando, in concerto o in studio d’incisione, con Chet Baker, Lee Konitz, Paul Motian, Charlie Haden, Chris Potter, Marc Johnson, Joey Baron.Pluripremiato come miglior musicista italiano nel “Top Jazz”, annualmente indetto dalla rivista “Musica Jazz” (1989, 2003, 2008) e come miglior musicista europeo (Django d’Or, 1997) Pieranunzi ha portato la sua musica sui palcoscenici di tutto il mondo esibendosi nei più importanti festival internazionali, da Montreal a Copenaghen, da Berlino e Madrid a Tokyo, da Rio de Janeiro a Pechino.A partire dal 1982 si è recato numerose volte negli Stati Uniti dando concerti in varie città tra cui New York, Boston, San Francisco.E’ l’unico musicista italiano di sempre ed uno dei pochissimi europei ad aver suonato e registrato più volte nello storico “Village Vanguard” di New York con Marc Johnson and Paul Motian (Camjazz, 2010).Proprio per il “Live at The Village Vanguard” con Marc Johnson e Paul Motian (Camjazz, 2010) gli è stato assegnato nel 2014 l’Echo Jazz Award – equivalente tedesco dello statunitense Grammy – come Best International Piano Player.La prestigiosa rivista americana “Down Beat” ha incluso il suo CD “Live in Paris”, in trio con Hein Van de Geyn e André Ceccarelli (Challenge), tra i migliori CD del decennio 2000/2010. Top Jazz 2020 come miglior musicista dell’anno.

He has played in many of the most important Jazz Festivals in the world: Perugia, Pescara, Rome, Berlin, Hamburg, Leipzig, Paris, Lion, Porto, Malaga, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Budapest, Copenhagen, New York, Washington DC, Beijing , Algiers, Montreal, Den Haag, Luxemburg, Brussels, Warsaw, Tokyo, Shanghai, New Delhi, Goa, Bangkok, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Helsinky, Tallin, Bergen, Istanbul, Wien, Basel, Zurich.
He has worked in studio and performed live with numerous artists, recording with them over 70 albums: Enrico Pieranunzi, Roberto Gatto, Maurizio Giammarco, Enrico Rava, Paolo Fresu, Rita Marcotulli, Mariapia De Vito, Danilo Rea, Nicola Stilo, Rosario Giuliani, Stefano Bollani, Gianluca Petrella, Fabrizio Bosso, Stefano Di Battista, Gunther Schuller, Kenny Wheeler, Mike Manieri, George Garzone, Toninho Horta, Gal Costa, Donnie Mc Caslin, Alain Jean Marie, Mundell Lowe, Philip Catherine, Rick Margitza, Bob Mintzer, Tooth Thielemans, John Abercrombie, Dave Liebman, Seamus Blake, Jorge Rossy, Nir Felder, Greg Osby.
Even in the world of pop music he has taken place in many collaborations: Mimmo Locasciulli, Francesco De Gregori, Beppe Servillo, Paola Turci, Daniele Silvestri, Joe Barbieri, Gino Paoli and Sergio Cammariere.
As a Sound Designer he has mixed and mastered numerous records for various labels such as: Emarcy / Universal, CAM jazz, AlboreJazz, Abeat records, Auand, Widesound, DreyfusJazz, ViaVenetoJazz, Giandomusic.
He currently guides many music labs and teaches double bass at Saint Louis College of Music.

21 AUGUST at 21:00

Danilo Rea - piano
Paolo Damiani – contrabbasso c
Damiani and Rea have been playing together for over 30 years in different formations. Damiani's CD "Al tempo che farà" (2007) winner of 3 referendums as the best album of the year sees Rea at the piano. In this new project the meeting between the two takes place on the level of melody and an artistic collaboration that over time has turned into a deep friendship. The repertoire includes original compositions by the two artists and well-known songs of different origins punctually betrayed. Tradition and betrayal chase each other, betrayal is in this case the highest possible proof of love for a heritage that others preserve with philologically perfect interpretations or massacre with operations of dubious taste. Here, on the contrary, the trends refer to paths that refer to an idea of multiplicity as Italo Calvino describes it in the American Lessons: what matters in a story is not its closing in on a harmonious figure but it is the centrifugal force that emanates from the story, the plurality of languages as a guarantee of a non-partial truth.

21 AUGUST at 22:00

Fabio Zeppetella - guitar
Roberto Tarenzi - piano
Jacopo Ferrazza - double bass
Fabrizio Sferra - drums
Handmade is an emotion that takes us directly into the soul of the author with 9 tracks (except the 8 of the great John Coltrane) all composed "by hand" by Zeppetella whose new project finds him the leader of a quartet of jazz musicians of international level: Roberto Tarenzi on piano, Jacopo Ferrazza on bass and Fabrizio Sferra on drums. The originality of the sound that emanates from Fabio Zeppetella's fingers in this latest project seems created by the artist and chiseled in his image. Equipped with an impeccable technique and great musical sensitivity, it makes use of a unique and personal language, the result of a study always devoted to the search for a style that over the years has made its own. He arrived at the elaboration of a completely original sound passing from the tradition and music of masters such as Charlie Cristian and Wes Montgomery to the evocation of the be-bop and hard-bop of the sixties. In his phrasing we discover the dominant aspects of a language that is never obvious, sometimes virtuous, sometimes sweet but always essential. Its dominant characteristics are constituted by the sweetness and strength inherent in the original way of interpreting music, in which the desire to seek a virtual link with poetry is evident.

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