ARTISTIC CURRICULUM

The Italian saxophonist, composer and arranger Silvio Zalambani is graduated in Saxophone, Clarinet and Jazz music, he's an artist endorser of D'Addario and Yanagisawa Brands.

In addition to Jazz e Classical music, for many years he is working to the study of traditional Latin American music, especially Tango, Afro-Cuban and Brazilian culture. In 1997 he founded the trio "Tango Tres", in 2000 "Grupo Candombe" and in 2015 the saxophone quintet "Amerindia Ensemble".

He has recorded 7 CD and 1 DVD on live to his name: "Guardia Vieja" (1998) and "Entrada Prohibida" (2017) with Tango Tres; "Grupo Candombe" (2001) and "Grupo Candombe 2" (2005) with Grupo Candombe; "Nostalgia del presente" (2011) and "Tango Live" DVD on live (2013) with Grupo Candombe and the argentine singer Sandra Rehder; "Dejà vù" (2015) in Duo with the argentine pianist Federico Lechner, "Brasil pra mim" (2016) with italian clarinetist Gabriele Mirabassi.

Among his compositions are also 2 Suite for soprano saxophone and string quartet, 2 Suite for soprano saxophone and string orchestra, 3 Suite for quintet of saxophones and the composition titled "Due Pezzi Brasiliani" for bass clarinet solo; all compositions by Silvio Zalambani are published by Borgatti Musical Editions.

He is regularly invited as a teacher Board in masterclasses or as a concert soloist in festivals in Europe and America, in Spain (at the Conservatory of Music of Albacete and Seville), in Netherlands (at the Conservatory of Music of Utrecht), in Brazil (in the USP and UNAERP Universities of Ribeirão Preto (São Paulo) and EMAC-UFG of Goiânia (Goiás), he also performed as soloist with the USP Philarmonic, Mogiana Band, with multi-instrumentalist Arismar do Espirito Santo and pianist Mario Féres.

With his groups he has performed at the 23rd Festival del Caribe - Fiesta del Fuego (Santiago de Cuba and Guantanamo-Cuba '03), 23rd International Tango Festival (Granada-Spain '11), 11th Jazz Festival (Bergerac-France '14), also performing on live at Argentine National Radio and other important Tango music clubs in Buenos Aires, such as the Torquato Tasso cultural center, El Vesuvio and the El Aleph Theatre - Recoleta cultural center, performing also like soloist with Orchestra Camerata Monte Grande (conducted by Marisol Canessa) and the Orchestra Camerata Almagro (coducted by Pablo Motta).

He represented Italy at five of the last editions of the World Tango Festival (Seville-Spain '05, Valparaiso-Chile '07, Bariloche-Argentine '09, Seinajoki-Finland '11, Zarate-Argentine '15), also performing at the 3rd International Tango Festival in Barcelona (Spain '13).

Silvio Zalambani was interviewed many times by Mr. Gabriel Soria, the vice-president of the Tango National Academy of Buenos Aires for argentinean TV Solo Tango and for argentinean Radio 2x4 Tango, also he's mentioned inside of the Tango's Dictionary of Catalunya (Casa America Catalunya 2009).

On the Jazz and Classical sides, he has performed with the Siena Jazz Orchestra and with the O.F.P. Orchestra of Bologna (Italy) conducted by Carla Bley and Bruno Tommaso; with Donovan Mixon (guitar teacher at Berklee College of Boston, Massachusetts - USA); and with many Orchestras like Teatro Comunale (Bologna-Italy), Orchestra Città di Ferrara (Ferrara-Italy), Teatro Sociale (Rovigo-Italy), Bacau Filarmonica (Romania), Orchestra Camerata Almagro (Buenos Aires-Argentine), USP Filarmonica (Brazil), Orchestra Filarmonica de Gran Canaria (Spain).

Silvio Zalambani has taken part in many important concert series, like: 10th World Saxophone Festival (Pesaro-Italy '92), Bergamo Jazz Festival (Bergamo-Italy '95), Accademia Chigiana (Siena-Italy '96), 11th World Saxophone Festival (Valencia-Spain '97), Vicenza Jazz Festival (Vicenza-Italy 2000), 23rd Festival del Caribe (Santiago de Cuba y Guantanamo, Cuba '03), 6th World Tango Festival (Seville-Spain '05), 11th Metastasio Jazz Festival (Prato-Italy '06), EtnoJazz&TasteFest (Milano-Italy '06), 7th World Tango Festival (Valparaíso-Chile '07), Argentine National Radio and Torcuato Tasso Cultural Center (Buenos Aires-Argentine '07), 8th World Tango Festival (Bariloche-Argentine '09), 21st Ravenna Festival (Ravenna-Italy '10), 23rd Internacional Tango Festival (Granada-Spain '11), 9th World Tango Festival (Seinajoki-Finland '11), 11th Emilia Romagna Festival (Italy '11), Pedro II Theatre (Ribeirão Preto SP-Brazil '11), 12th Emilia Romagna Festival (Italy '12), 3rd Internacional Tango Festival (Barcelona-Spain '13), SESC Theatre (Santos SP-Brazil '13), 47th Internacional Festival Musica Nova (Ribeirão Preto SP-Brazil '13), 1th European Saxophone Congress (Ciudad Real-Spain '14), 11th Pourpre Périgord Jazz Festival (Bergerac-France '14), 10th World Tango Festival (Zarate-Argentine '15), Pedro II Theatre (Ribeirão Preto SP-Brazil '15), 4th Saxophone & Jazz International Festival (Gran Canaria-Spain '15), 49th Internacional Festival Musica Nova (Ribeirão Preto SP-Brazil '15), 5th Saxophone & Jazz International Festival (Gran Canaria-Spain '16), 4th International Campus of Saxophone (Trapani-Italy '16), Splendor Hall (Amsterdam-Netherlands '16), Jazz Club Il Torrione (Ferrara-Italy '16) etc...

In the present, Silvio Zalambani is following to perform with Tango Tres, Grupo Candombe and his new projects Amerindia Ensemble and Federico Lechner Duo; moreover is working together with the argentinean singer Sandra Rehder, the italian clarinetist Gabriele Mirabassi and the Argentinean story-teller Rubén Andrés Costanzo.

Since 2012 to 2017 Silvio Zalambani was the Artistic Director of the festival Fiato al Brasile.

TEACHING CURRICULUM

In 1992 Silvio Zalambani was chosen by the Ministry of Education, after national selections to teach saxophone in the Italian Music Conservatory system. He has taught Saxophone at several institutions such as the Conservatories of Ferrara (1993), Como (1996), Rodi Garganico (1997), the Centro di Formazione Musicale in Bologna (1996/1998), as well as the Vassura/Baroncini Municipal School in Imola (1998/1999) and the G. e L. Malerbi Municipal Music School in Lugo di Romagna (2000/2001).

Since 1996 Silvio Zalambani has given master classes in improvisation, jazz music and latin-american music at the G. Sarti Municipal School in Faenza (RA) as well as seminars in many Italian cities: Altopascio (LU), Bolzano/Bozen, Fermo (AP), Marsala (TP), Monzuno (BO), Ravenna, San Benedetto del Tronto (AP), Santa Sofia (FC), Spoltore (PE), Riccione (RN), and also in Albacete, Ciudad Real, Seville and Teror of Gran Canaria (Spain), Utrecht (Netherlands), Goiânia - GO (Brazil), Jaboticabal and Ribeirão Preto - SP (Brazil).

Mº Zalambani has held the Chair in Saxophone since 1999 at the Antonio Scontrino Conservatory of Music in Trapani (Italy).