Peppe Consolmagno, born in
has played at international festivals such as: "Umbria Jazz"
in Perugia, "Festival International de Jazz" in
Montreal-Canada, "Jazz o Brazil" in Paris, "Kunstamt
Steglitz" in Berlin, "Drum 2000" percussion festival in
Bologna, "Festival di Musica da Camera" in Tolentino,
"Centro Studi Brasiliani C.E.B." in Rome, "World Music
Festival" in Lanciano, "Percussion World and Sound PWS7"
in Asti, RAI "Radiotre Suite", "Jaco Pastorius Music
Festival" in Coriano, "5th World Music Festival" in Rome,
"Musica dei Popoli" in Florence, as well as at the festival
"Sete Sóis, Sete Luas" in Portugal,” Percussionistica World
Rhythm Festival" in Umbertide, Istituto Musicale P.Mascagni in
Livorno, Liceo Musicale in Catania, ConservatorioVivaldi di Alessandria,
Brasil Festival a Bologna,
Festival Fano Jazz by the Sea," Festival Womad" in
Palermo, "Fandango Jazz Festival "-
also writes for the Italian
specialized magazines such as "World Music",
"Percussioni", "Strumenti Musicali",
"Jazz", "DrumClub", "Il Manifesto",
"Musica Jazz" "Jazzit", "DrumSetMagazine",
"Jazzitalia", "CiaoJazz", "CupaCupa",
"Musicando", and others. He was invited to Salvador-Bahia (
carpet on which he allocates his instruments looks like a mill of rhythm
and dreams, a space freed form the cacophony of modern existence devoted
to the pleasure of sound. Peppe
Consolmagno builds sounding objects for himself and for Nana Vasconcelos
of his many appreciators.
Most objects are built using
materials recovered from his worldwide trips; others are
imagined combining his voice to the symphonia of timbres and colours
that originate from this unique orchestra made of one person.
sahelian cucurbits converted
into water drums, a burman gong, the lapping of a caxixi, singing
African terracotta pots, clanging of sanza, pygmy flutes and many more.
Some instruments are borrowed from the most heterogeneuos traditions as
from South America ,Africa,
For further information, please contact: (Giuseppe)