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POPOLO JERRY (IT)





Biography

Jerry plays since 1985 an intense professional activity both in jazz,  in television and pop music  in recent years as well as graduating from the Conservatory of Music of Salerno(Italy) continued to deepen the study of music and saxophone, also participating in internships with famous jazz musicians and teachers such as Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzone and Dave Liebman.
Undertaken the work of freelance has the chance to play Jazz Festival, Clubs,  short tour and occasionally with famous jazz musicians such as Tony Scott, Kenny Barron, Ben Reily, Ray Drummond, Steve Grossmann, Lee Konitz, Benny Golson, , Giovanni Tommaso , Dario Deidda, Antonio Faraò, Flavio Boltro, Joy Garrison, Cristal White, Peppe Merolla, Pietro Condorelli, Kevin Farrell, Alfredo Golino, Ernesto Vitolo, Umberto Fiorentino, Stefano Di Battista, Gianluca Renzi, Amedeo Ariano, Joe Amoruso, Carl Allen, Fabrizio Bosso, JulianOliver Mazzariello, Fawzi Chekili, Michel Petrucciani, Francesco Nastro, Roberto Gatto, Maurizio Giammarco, Don Moye, Franco Cerri, Carl Potter, Stefano Bollani, Tom Harrell, Peter Erskine, Richard Galliano, Miroslav Vitos, Randy Brecker, Nick the Nigthfly, Bob Mintzer, Joe Amoruso, Marco Panascia, New York Voices, Ritchie Cole, Joyce Yuille, Funk Off, Jeff Ballard, Roberta Gambarini, Sarah Jane Morris, Paco Seri, Dee Dee Bridgewater   and many others.
In the context of pop music, as well as having played in numerous orchestras   in television broadcasts for RAI and Mediaset, he has recorded and toured several accompanying artists such as Andrea Bocelli, Buddy Miles, Enzo Avitabile, Loredana Bertè,   Mango, Loretta Goggi, Gigi D'Alessio, Renzo Arbore, Dionne Warwick, Stefano Palatresi, Claudio Mattone, Sergio Cammariere, Tullio De Piscopo, Antonello Venditti, James Senese, Renato Zero, Jenny B, Ana Flora, Alan Sorrenti, Amalia Gretz , Rosalia De Sosa.
As a teacher, he taught at the Conservatory of Music of Salerno "G. Martucci "Techniques of improvisation instrumental jazz.
There are more than 50 CDs in which he played Jerry, it is often invited by musicians and recording studios to affect, in 2004 and in 2008 they released two CDs on the music market on its behalf with original songs of his own composition, respectively Soul Eyes ( Mediterranea) and Optimum (Widesound).

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