A WEEK IN THE MARCHE, BETWEEN THE WOODS AND THE WATERFALLS OF SANT'ANGELO IN VADO, FOR THE FIRST DEDICATED PERFECTION ROUTE
TO THE RICH MUSICAL WORLD OF THE BALKANS
The masterclass is limited (20 people)
Knowledge level of the tool: intermediate-advanced
Creativity and Tradition, from the Balkans to Jazz
Being musicians of the present time made of ancient knowledge .
Through the exploration of elements of traditional music from the world of the Near East, this masterclass will face in a practical way the universal dichotomy of originality and tradition. An experience in the diversity of languages and in how to establish stylistic connections through creativity, with particular focus on the varied sound world of the Balkans, from Serbia to Macedonia, up to Turkey and the Middle East. Specific technical and aesthetic issues necessary for understanding the music in question will be dealt with.
Musical styles, territorial diversity, rhythms, repertoires and dances
Instrumental techniques, ornamentation and articulation
Encounter between the European tonality and the Middle Eastern modality
Notions of the Ottoman makam (modes) system
Improvisation in two different worlds: from jazz to taksim aesthetics
The universe of microtonality
Sound incursions and collaborations with the rich calendar of events of theUrbino Plays Jazz 2022 Festival.
ATTENTION: LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE
Matured in the musical scenes of Rome, Siena, Lisbon and Amsterdam as a jazz saxophonist, (with academic studies at the Conservatory of Frosinone, Siena Jazz, Escola Superior de Musica de Lisboa, Conservatorium van Amsterdam), Federico Pascucci develops a deep research and a rich planning towards the sound world of the Near East, that of the Balkans and Asia Minor.
Bring original music to life between the worlds of jazz and the Balkans in the FP East Trio ensemble, through the creative composition and the meeting of jazz musicians from Italy and Bulgaria; the trio collaborates with the masters Martin Lubenov (accordion) and Zhivko Vasilev (kaval). His musical projects are also the result of international meetingsStereotheism (Lebanon), Tugoslavic Orkestar (Portugal), Errichetta Underground. He has also been part of numerous groups and orchestras including European Saxophone Ensemble, Agios Lavrentios Brass Band, Kumpania Algazarra. Organizes the Errichetta Festival since 2011, the Nice Jazz Festival in Rome since 2019.
In 2019 he founded the Balkan Lab Orchestra in Rome,a laboratory and an ensemble to spread the passion and study of the musical languages of the Balkans from which a real network of artists involved in these sounds was born and developed.
To know and follow Federico Pascucci's projects,visit the artist page.
Tuesday 2 August
Opening concert atUrbino Plays Jazz 2022 Festival
Wednesday 3 August - Saturday 6 August
Six hours a day of lessons (10-13 / 15-18)atZuccari Theater of Sant'Angeloin I go andevening sound incursionsat the Urbino Plays Jazz Festival.
Saturday 6th August
Final concert of the masterclass at the Urbino Plays Jazz Festival
Sunday 7 August
Morning lesson (10-13)
Lunch at the end of the Masterclass and departure of the participants
The cost of the Masterclass is 250 Euros for 27 hours of total lessons, distributed over five days.
20% DISCOUNT FOR
UNDER 25 MUSICIANS, BALKAN LAB ROME MEMBERS AND URBINO JAZZ CLUB ASSOCIATES
To register you must:
1. fill in thefollowing form
2. proceed by bank transfer to:
La Frangia Association
IBAN / CC IT17X0501803200000016983926
BANCA Popolare Ethics
For those who need to sleep on site, despite being August we have found some accessible solutions:
1)FREE camping area in the village of Sant'Angelo in Vado(rehearsal theater within walking distance)
2) Beds in the structure:
You can contact B&B and agritourisms in the area or an affiliated structure:The Rocca dei Malatesta
- Double rooms: 30 Euro / day / person
- Single room: 40 Euro / day / person
The property is located inFrontino, a small village 20 km from Sant'Angelo in Vado. For any information on accommodation, you can contact the property directlyat 0722/71102 or by mail email@example.com.
If the Masterclass in the Marche is not enough,join the BALKAN MUSIC ECO CAMP in Sicilyat the end of August!