Graziano Raniolo

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Graziano Raniolo
Via Umberto Giordano, 17/B
(Sicily) Italy

Born in Ragusa (Sicily) in May of '74, began his studies of theory, music theory, clarinet and saxophone in Banda Municipal with M° G. Schininà. He studied jazz with Carlo Cattano and participates in various seminars on 'orchestra and jazz' improvisation taught by Bruno Tommaso, Franco D'Andrea, George Gruntz (with the 'Jazz Orchestra of the Mediterranean-OJM), Marco Tamburini, Marcello Tonolo, Stefano Bedetti, Jimmy Weinstein, Matt Renzi, Marco Tindiglia. He studied with Rino Cirinnà and Francesco Marini and graduated in saxophone at the Conservatory "L. Refice" of Frosinone. He attended the composition class of M° Salvatore Bellassai at the Conservatory "V. Bellini "of Palermo. Eligibility as follows baritone sax for the Sicilian Jazz Orchestra of the Brass Group in Palermo. He studied at the Conservatory "C. Pollini "of Padua with Luigi Podda and he is qualified to teach the saxophone in middle school. He teaches saxophone at the "L. Da Vinci" of Ispica (Ragusa). He is President and Artistic Director of Ass. Cult. "Iblea Orchestra", the promoter of several events including festivals "Primavera Jazz 2005" and "Estate Jazz 2010" and various musical instrument and laboratory courses of jazz orchestra. Among the various collaborations include: the 'O. J. M., Euterpe (C. Bagni), C. Ferreri, M. Leggio, V. Bonaccorso, F. Bisegna (music for the theater), Vincent Iacono Quartet, Francesco Rubino Quartet , Tariqa, Randone, Papua Jazz Orchestra, Iblea Dixie Band and Iblea Jazz Orchestra.

Discography: Graziano Raniolo "TonInstabili" - Graziano Raniolo 2007 CD Graziano Raniolo "Duetti" - Graziano Raniolo 2009 CD Vincent Iacono "Incipit" - Vincent Iacono 2005 CD Vincent Iacono "Invasioni" - Splasc (H) Records 2008 CD Randone "Hybla Act 1," a barock opera - Electromantic Music 2005 CD Randone "Hybla Act 1," LIVE barock opera - Electromantic Music 2006 DVD Randone "The Good" to "The Spaghetti Epic 2" - 2007 CD Musea Tariqa "Viaggio dentro e fuori l'uomo" - Ass. Tariqa 2002 Guglielmo Tasca "Bonè Bonè" - G. Tasca and M. Margarone 2005 CD