Simone Maggio pianist and composer, active in the contemporary jazz scene. He prefers a “European” vision of jazz, drawing much from contemporary classical tradition and developing his research using improvisation and composition as instruments of equal importance.

In his training he attended many seminars with Italian and international artists (Paul Motian, Enrico Pieranunzi, John Taylor); In particular, at the seminars of Siena Jazz, he studied contemporary jazz with Stefano Battaglia. After graduating from the Saint Louis College of Music in 2003, he studied with Enrico Pieranunzi. Recently he graduated from the G.P. Pergolesi Conservatory in Fermo.

He has released several albums in his name, Winds in tunes, Light dawn, the latest “Cuerdas” (Camilla Records) released in 2020. He has also played in various Italian and international festivals (Villa Celimontana jazz, Fano Jazz, InJazz Rotterdam, Manchester Jazz , Pristhina Jazz).

With his trio he played with Lee Konitz and Javier Girotto, this last guest on his first album “Light Dawn” (Saint Louis Jazz Collection).

For years he has collaborated with the bassist Federica Michisanti, participating in her project Trioness. Some of the names with which he also played and plays: Nicolas Masson, Francois Corneloup, Francesco Diodati, Emanuele Maniscalco, Fabrizio Sferra, Francisco Lento, Roberto Pianca, Ermanno Baron, Michel Godard.

He also worked as a composer for theatre and images, working for the Teatro di Roma.


Collaborations and events

Concert lesson with Simone Maggio

Simone Maggio

Simone Maggio
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