18-31 March, 2019
Age: 28 years old
Andrea Del Vescovo is an Italian trumpet player from Larino, a small village in the South of Italy. He started to play trumpet at the age of ten, in the village’s street band called Banda. At the age of thirteen, he started to study classical trumpet in the Campobasso conservatory. During these years, he played a lot of classical music, especially as an orchestral trumpet player, but his fascination for jazz music and improvisation grew up very quickly.
In September 2013, he graduated with full marks in classical trumpet and was admitted to study jazz trumpet to the prestigious Siena jazz University, under the guidance of many great teachers like Giovanni Falzone, Marco Tamburini, Fulvio Sigurtà, Maurizio Gianmarco and others. In these years he full dedicates his self to jazz and creative music.
In July 2016, he recorded with the “Bluering Orchestra” led by Tobia Bondesan, a kind collective of free jazz musicians. He has been selected In May 2017, to be part of the national Jazz Orchestra of Italian conservatories with whom he he stills in collaboration. He also collaborates with Riserva Moac, a traditional group from Molise, inspired by popular, folk, ska music.
In May 2018, he Graduated in Jazz Trumpet from Siena Jazz University under the brilliant guidance of Giovanni Falzone. In the August 2018, he was selected by Nuoro Jazz festival, to be part of the group of the best students of the workshop, with this group he’s currently performing around Italy and they soon will record original music. He collaborates permanently with the young Italian movie director Alessio Gonnella with whom he recorded the soundtracks of 2 short films (La Valle vuota, Attacco alieno dall’interspazio).
During his short career he played in many important jazz festival in Italy and abroad like: Eddie Lang Jazz Festival, Gamba in Jazz, Jazz in Campo, Pescara Jazz, Umbria Jazz, Siena Jazz, il Jazz Italiano per l’Aquila, Matese Friend Festival (sezione Jazz), Nuoro Jazz, Bologna Jazz Festival, Jazz all’ istitut italiane de culture, Maastricht Jazz.
He’s currently living in Bologna and he’s finishing a jazz trumpet Master under the guidance of Fulvio Sigurtà.