Marcello Magliocchi

Monopoli - Italy

MARCELLO MAGLIOCCHI/drums,percussions,instant compositions
Marcello Magliocchi was born in Bari in 1957.
In the late 60's he was given the first drum set, since then he has brought his distinguishable "sound" on drums and cymbals to different contexts in Europe and lately on tour in Japan.
He has worked with several of the most significant artists in the world in jazz, improvised music and various other musical contexts, with dancers, theatrical performances and "solo" concerts. He has been the creator and organizer of international meetings dedicated to improvisation since the end of the 90s (from the co-managed Fonomanie in Bari for its four editions until 2004, Fonosextant in Monopoli 2007, to the three editions of Experiment also in Bari 2021/2014, continuing for the International Clockstop Meeting with its four editions between Noci 2015/2016 and Fasano 2017/2018, up to the 2019 edition of Osimu in Taviano).
 Currently his activity takes shape in sound experiences with musicians and artists from all over the world by participating or organizing different groups of improvisers, video materials, electronics (The Runcible Quintet, Sezu, The Visitors to name a few).
He has made sculptures in sound metal and other artifacts collaborating with M ° Luigi Tronci of Ufip Cymbals and the sculptors and painters Andrea Dami and T. De Gennaro.
He is appreciated by both artists and music critics as one of the most interesting and personal drummers in business. Since 1974 he has worked in various projects holding concerts, workshops, recording sessions alongside the most significant musicians of contemporary jazz and improvisers on the world scene such as: Mal Waldron, Peter Kowald, Jim Dvorak, Steve Potts, Joelle Leandre, John Tchicai, Beniat Achiary, Carlos Zingaro, Michel Godard, Tom Varner, Harri Sjostrom, Sakis Papadimitriou, Gianni Lenoci, Kent Carter, William Parker, Evan Parker, Adrian Northover, Roberto Ottaviano, Daniel Thompson, Maresuke Okamoto, JM Van Schouwburg, Marcio Mattos,Carlo Mascolo, Matthias Boss, Phil Wachsmann, John Edwards, Neil Metcalfe, Phil Gibbs, Paul Wacrenier,T.Honsinger,G.F.Pellerin, London Improvisers Orchestra and numerous other guests.
In recent years his music has been expressed mainly in Europe and in the UK making numerous record works and is divided into about a hundred projects.
Biography, audio / video links, updated discography at this link
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