Gennaro Becchimanzi (IT)

Gennaro Becchimanzi
Participant in
SoundLAB VI – sonic art project environments
soundPOOL – a challenge for imagination

SIP – SoundLAB Interview

Gennaro Rino Becchimanzi
Multipercussionist, Performer, Composer
Naples – Italy, 1958
1989 Diploma in Afro-American Percussions to the CPM Center Profession Music of Milan – Italy
1990″Percussion Workshop 90″ with Dom Um Romao (Weather Report) and Tom Nicholas with the sponsorship of Common of Asti
1988 Stage of percussions with Brian Abrahams (District Six)
1989 Seminary of agreement and Jazz composition with Franco D’Andrea (Perigeo) near the CPM
1992 CD “The Fandango band” Fandango (Harmony sound-Sony music).
1993 Compilation “Pezzi da legare” (Harmony sound), CD Ustmamo “Ustmamo” (Virgin)
1995-96 LP Mamukata E.P. (Dee Jay Mix)
1998 CD” Radici Iberiche e musica vagabonda” Lorena Fontana (Panastudio prod.)
2002 CD “Sounds and Images” Morenghi-Borgazzi group (M.A.P. prod.)
Currently with Paola Setti, video-artist, are titular of one study of artistic production audio-video: Nervo&Tes performing art:
2007 In scene with own brani originates them “Possible Worlds: sounds and visions”: performance of electronic music, Live percussions, video-art,
Contemporary dance.
From the 2004 it’s Teacher of latin percussions at “International Music Centre” of Reggio Emilia – Italy
2000-99-98 Collaborations with C. Gasparotto coreographer for contemporary dance.
1998-99 Presentation in clubs and festivals of the CD ” Radici Iberiche e…” with Lorena Fontana group, special guest: Paolo Fresu
1997 with Paolo Fresu to the show of music and contemporary dance “Janas”. Musics of Fresu and choreographies of Enrica Palmieri,
special guests: Ballet of Sardinia and the Chamber Orchestra of Bologna directed from the M° Marco Boni.
1996-1997 Plays with Karl Potter (American percussionist)
1993-1997 Collaborations with Zucchero, Kenneth Tharp of the London Contemporary School Dance, Aterballetto, Bob Curtis Ensemble,
Tom Hooker, Andy J. Forest, Andrea Mingardi, Tony Scott band, english coreografer Gillian Hobart, JAO Orchestra with Antonello Venditti