Roma, Italy
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Flavio Spampinato, cantante,compositore, arrangiatore, si forma tra Roma e Berlino. Si diploma con il massimo dei voti in Canto Jazz al Conservatorio “Santa Cecilia” di Roma e vince anche una borsa di studio per studiare al “Jazz Institute”di Berlino. Frequenta inoltre il Saint Louis College of Music di Roma dove segue corsi di canto, arrangiamento, armonia, solfeggio. Ha l’opportunità di studiare con grandi maestri quali Maria Pia de Vito, Elisabetta Antonini, Judy Niemack, Paolo Damiani, Andreas Schmidt,Stefano Lenzi, Simone Moscato e il tenore Carlo Napoletani. Partecipa inoltre a numerose Masterclass e seminari (YellowJackets, Gretchen Parlato, Paul Jackson, Nuoro in Jazz, Roma Jazz Festival con Gregory Hutchinson, Mark Turner e Aaron Goldberg, Tuscia in Jazz, Masterclass di Vocal Improvisation con Rhiannon, Susanna Stivali, Masterclass di Vocal Balance con Lisa Paglin e Marianna Brilla, Nehemiah Brown). L’amore per differenti stili e linguaggi musicali lo porta a coltivare progetti che spaziano dal Jazz al Funk, dal Soul alla musica elettronica. Ha l’opportunità di esibirsi in diversi club (Alexander Platz, Casa del Jazz, Fonclea, Music Inn) e manifestazioni: tra le tante ricordiamo i tributi di “Art and Soul”alla Casa del Jazz di Roma dedicata ai grandi personaggi della Soul music, il Festival “Jazz Up New Generation”, il Festival “Rebibbia da Ascoltare”di Roma, manifestazione a favore della cultura nelle carceri, le numerose rassegne “Percorsi in Jazz” con il Maria Pia de Vito Vocal Ensemble e l’Orchestra Aperta di Paolo Damiani, il “Sacred Concert” di D. Ellington con l’Orchestra jazz del Conservatorio di S. Cecilia, il “Tribute to Johnny Mercer” al Jazz Institute a Berlino. Ha all’attivo diversi progetti tra cui il Duo “Wondering Burt”, un personale tributo alle musiche di Burt Bacharach e Stevie Wonder,“New Era”, un progetto di brani originali legati da un approccio compositivo giovane e contaminato e “Songs Between Two Lands” , una raccolta di brani dedicata al tema della viaggio e della distanza tra due terre lontane ma così profondamente vicine come l’Africa e il Sud America.

Flavio Spampinato , singer, composer , arranger, developed his music skills between Rome and Berlin. He graduated with honors in Jazz Singing at the Conservatory " Santa Cecilia" in Rome and also won a scholarship to study at the “Jazz Institute” in Berlin. He also studied at the Saint Louis College of Music in Rome where he attended the singing , arranging, harmony , ensembles classes.

He has the opportunity to study with great teachers such as Maria Pia de Vito , Elisabetta Antonini , Judy Niemack , Paolo Damiani , Andreas Schmidt, Stefano Lenzi, and the tenor Carlo Napoletani. He followed several Masterclasses and Seminars all around Italy and Berlin (YellowJackets , Gretchen Parlato , Paul Jackson , Nuoro Jazz 2014, Rome Jazz Festival 2015 with Gregory Hutchinson, Mark Turner and Aaron Goldberg, Tuscia in Jazz 2013 , Vocal Improvisation Masterclass with Rhiannon , Balance Vocal Master Class with Lisa Paglin and Marianna Brilla , Gospel with Nehemiah Brown) . The passion for different musical styles and languages ​​led him to cultivate projects ranging from Jazz to Funk, Soul, Pop and even electronic music .

He got to perform in several clubs (Alexander Platz , Casa del Jazz , Fonclea , Music Inn ) and events :
-the many tributes “Art and Soul” live at the casa del jazz of Rome to remember the great characters of Soul Music (Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder, Donny Hathaway)
-Festival “Jazz Up New Generation” 2013
-Festival " Rebibbia da ascoltare " in Rome , an event in support of culture in prisons,
-the numerous reviews " Percorsi in Jazz" with the Maria Pia de Vito Vocal Ensemble and the Open orchestra directed by Paolo Damiani -the " Sacred Concert " by D. Ellington Jazz Orchestra of the Conservatory of Santa Cecilia
the "Tribute to Johnny Mercer " at the Jazz Institute Berlin .

Now he is involved in musical projects such as “Wondering Burt ," a personal piano&voice tribute to the music of Burt Bacharach and Stevie Wonder, " New Era ," a project of original songs linked by a young and contaminated approach to the composition and “Songs between Two Lands, " a selection of songs dedicated to the theme of travel and the distance between two lands, distant but so deeply nearby such as Africa and South America.

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