Pietri Lussu bio Born in Rome on March 21st, 1971, Pietro began his jazz piano studies with Massimo Ruscitto. He continued these studies at a tertiary level while attending the Terni Jazz University, with pianist with Mike Melillo. He also frequented workshops led by Bruno Tommaso, Maurizio Giammarco and Paolo Fresu, took part in the Siena Jazz Seminars with Franco D’Andrea and enrolled in masterclasses held by Stefano Battaglia. Pietro was the pianist with “The Italian Youth Jazz Orchestra” for two years, with which he performed both in Italy and abroad, sponsored by the European Union and directed by Bruno Tommaso. Since 1996 he has been a member of Rosario Giuliani’s quartet. In 1997 the band won first prize at the European Jazz Contest in Brussels, as the best of sixty bands from all over Europe.
For several years Pietro has also been collaborating, and still collaborates, with the internationally renown producer and musician Nicola Conte, with whom he recorded for the prestigious Blue Note records and Impulse records.
Pietro has played with all the best in Italy, and many internationally renown musicians: Rosario Giuliani, Maurizio Giammarco, Pietro Tonolo, Gege Munari, Giorgio Rosciglione, Dario Rosciglione, Paolo Fresu, Emanuele Cisi, Fabrizio Bosso, Stefano Di Battista, Alice Ricciardi, Daniele Scannapieco, Flavio Boltro, Robert Bonisolo, Bob Mintzer, Joe Locke,Terence Blanchard, Mark Turner, Tim Warfield, Philipe Caterine, Magnus Lindgren, Jeremy Pelt,Till Bronner, Jose’ James and many more.
He has held stage at many of the most important festivals in the world: Umbria Jazz, Umbria Jazz Winter, Montreux Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Marciac Jazz Festival,Vienna Jazz, Ankara Jazz Festival, London Jazz Festival, London Barbican Centre,Tel Aviv Festival, Tokyo and Japan, Noumea - New Caledonia Jazz Festival, New York, Paris, etc.
Sopot Jazz Festival | 5.10.2017 | godzina 19:00 | Sofitel Grand Sopot Hotel |