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THE VOICE OF EXPERIENCE, CONCERT SERIES, THEATRES, JAZZ CLUBS AND MORE….IMMEDIATE EMPATHY AND HARMONY HAPPENS NATURALLY WHEN HE PLAYING WITH OTHER MUSICIANS.   THE WARM COMMUNICATION AND EXCHANGE BETWEEN THEM OF GREAT SOUNDS INVOLVES THE PUBLIC IN AN ENTHRALLING JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY OR REDISCOVERY IN THE CASE OF AMERICAN STANDARDS, PIECES FROM GRAT COMPOSERS SUCH AS GERSHWIN, COLE PORTER, FATS WALLER, IRVING BERLIN AND DUKE ELLINGTON….NANDO DE LUCA, PIANIST, A MUSICIAN OF INTERNATIONAL FAME, MUCH COVETED ARRANGER, HE HAS A PIANO TECHNIQUE THAT FASCINATES WITH ITS COLOUR AND CONSTANT CREATIVITY.  HE IS ALSO VERY VERSATILE AND HAS HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPRESS HIMSELF FULLY IN MANY DIFFERENT TYPES OF MUSIC.  AFTER HIS STUDIES AT THE CONSERVATOIRE VERDI IN MILAN, HE PLAYED WITH SWING BANDS ALL OVER EUROPE.   HE THEN DEDICATED INSELM TO ARRANGEMENT OF WITCH HIS FIRST PIECE WAS “AZZURRO”, THE VERY FAMOUS ITALIAN SONG. HE COMPOSED MANY PIECES OF MUSIC THAT HAVE NOW BECOME ITALIAN EVERGREENS: “CAREZZA IN UN PUGNO”, “VIOLA”, “STORIA D’AMORE”, ” STRAORDINARIAMENTE” ANS SO ON.  HIS INTERESTS THEN MOVED TO SOUNDTRACKS FOR THE BIG SCREEN, AND HE COMPOSED AROUND FIFTEEN OF THEM. IN HIS JAZZ PERFORMANCES HE HAS ACCOMPANIED: JOE VENUTI, STEPHANE GRAPPELLI, TOOT THIELEMANS, ASTOR PIAZZOLLA ( WITH WHOM HE RECORDED A PROGRAMME FOR SWISS TELEVISION), LEE KONITZ, TONY SCOTT, CATERINA VALENTE AND MANY MORE. HE HAS WORKED IN COLLABORATION WITH ENZO JANNACCI FOR MANY YEARS ON ARRANGEMENTS AND CONCERTS, HE WAS PIANIST FOR THE WELL-KNOWN ITALIAN SINGER MINA IN HER  CONCERTS. PUBLICATIONS  “THE MODERN PIANO” ( PUBLISHED BY RICORDI). HE RAPRESENTED ITALY AS CONDUCTOR OF THE NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA FOR A SERIES OF CONCERTS IN VENEZUELA IN WHICH FRANCK POURCEL, BURT BACHARACH AND LEONARD BERNSTAIN HAVE ALSO PARTECIPATED. HE WAS TO BE INVITED TO PLAY WITH HIS TRIO IN CARACAS FOR A CONCERT WITH THE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA FEATURING THE MUSIC OF ALDEMARO ROMERO, THE VERY POPULAR VENEZUELAN COMPOSER.

          Nando de Luca TRIO feat Ramona Wess