Alessandro Sgobbio • Born in Italy. Pianist, composer, improviser, 8 albums released as a band leader, co-leader, composer and producer.
His co-led project “Pericopes” has won the 1st Prizes “Umbria Jazz Festival” and “Padova Carrarese” (5 albums, 100 concerts around Europe and USA). Mentioned in the young-new-jazz-talents list by the Italian jazz magazine Musica Jazz, Alessandro was one of the best 50 international pianists selected for the “Martial Solal Piano Solo Competition” in Paris. Alessandro leads an Oslo-based electroacoustic project called “Silent Fires” (featuring Hilde Marie Holsen and Håkon Aase).