MP3 Ivan Valentini - Il Teatro Impossibile
Art music. Composition and improvisation including saxes, viola, guitar, electronic manipulations, voices, objects. A trip inside the mystery of sound and music.
11 MP3 Songs
AVANT GARDE: Structured Improvisation, JAZZ: Modern Creative Jazz
After searching for the most suitable way of expression, he devoted himself to music attending seminars and getting diplomas in Saxophone and Jazz Music.
Since the early 90s he has been leading figure within music groups comfortably moving from improvised music to other forms of art, always proposing his own compositions.
He reinforces his musical activities by devoting time to Zen phylosophy.
He performed with Henry Threadgill, Mathias Ruegg and Bruno Tommaso’s orchestras.
He played also with: Franco D’Andrea Steve Bernstein, Enrico Rava, Roberto Dani, Tito Mangialajo, Giancarlo Bianchetti, Achille Succi, Lorena Fontana, Attilio Zanchi, Simone Guiducci, Marco Detto, Massimo Manzi, Enrico Merlin, Paolo Botti, Alberto Capelli …and others…
Since 1987 he has been regularly performed in music and poetry in collaboration with the poets Alberto Bertoni, Enrico Trebbi, Gaspare Bernardi, occasionally with Maurizio Cucchi, Giovanni Giudici, Gianni D’Elia, Giancarlo Sissa, Giovanni Lindo Ferretti, Laura Betti, Mauro Macario, Emilio Rentocchini.
In the first 90ties he used to played with the Italian song writer Vinicio Capossela.
For almost ten years he’s been collaborating with American dancer and choreographer, Teri Weikel, creating music for “Il Maestro e Margherita” (with Antonello Salis), “Atomi”, “Le città invisibili”, “Le ali dei sassi” and realizing many improvised performances for solo sax and dance.
In 1996 his composition “Paz” was selected to be part of “Andrea Pazienza unlimited anthology” CDRom, which includes the whole artist’s production.
Nowadays he plays with Franco D’Andrea’s group called “Eleven” and with “Orchestra Spaziale”.
Among all the festivals he took part: Jazz at the Rock, Imola - Termoli Jazz - Festival Musica ‘900, Trento - Sagra Musicale Malatestiana - Itinerari Jazz, Trento - Romapoesia in Campidoglio, Roma – Rovereto Jazz - Merano Jazz - Di Nuovo Musica, Reggio Emilia - Le Vie del suono, Modena - Metastasio Jazz, Prato - Radicondoli Estate - Crossroads, Emilia Romagna - Carpino Folk Festival - Isole che parlano,Sardegna - Folkfest, Spilimbergo – Musica per Roma, Roma – Angelica Festival, Bologna.
Under his own name:
1992 “Paz” (Splasc(h) Records)
1993 “Senza Famiglia” (Modern times)
2004 “Slanting” (Splasc(h) Records)
2007 “Il Teatro Impossibile” (Real music)
With poets Alberto Bertoni and Enrico Trebbi:
1997 “La casa azzurra” (Moby Dick)
2002 “Viaggi” (Arx-collana)
With Franco D’Andrea:
1999 “Eleven” (Philology)
2000 “Combinazione Uno” (Via Veneto Jazz)