Detto Marco

Marco Detto was born in Milan in 1962. At first he studied cello, then he totally devoted himself, as a self taught musician, to the study of the pianoforte. He began his professional career in 1982, collaborating as a sideman in many different jazz bands. In 1987 he "gives birth" to his own first jazz group, carrying his name, favouring the trio, and he performs in many jazz clubs. In 1992 he recorded his first work of standard songs“Falling in jazz with love” , with Marco Ricci and Giorgio Di Tullio and with this ensemble the same year he recorded an original piece of work “I sogni di Dick”. In 1994 Marco Detto begins to collaborate with Palle Danielsson and Peter Erskine, with whom he recorded the “La Danza dei ricordi”. In 1998 with Marco Ricci and Stefano Bagnoli, he recorded “Altrove”, a piece of work consisting mainly of very original compositions. In 1999 he recorded with the same group “In The Air”. In 2000 Marco Detto receives an invitation by Eddie Gomez in person to perform three concerts with his band featuring L.White and J.Steig, as a replacement for McCoy Tyner and Chick Corea at the IV . International Festival of classical and jazz music (IV. Festival internazionale di musica classica e jazz) on Elba island. From this very lucky meeting a new Cd took life in 2001 entitled “What a Wonderful World” which was recorded in New York with E.Gomez and L.White and presented in Italy through a concert tour. In 2003 he recorded the Cd “Django”, excellently reviewed by japanese jazz magazine Sunny Side, remained in their charts for 2 months on second position. In 2004 he recorded “Da Lontano” (Massimo Manzi drums, Marco Ricci bass). In 2005 the japanese label Sound Hills reprinted “ What a Wonderful World”. In 2006 he recorded BlueStones (Mauro Beggio drums, Stefano Profeta bass, Kyle Gregory trumpet, Antonello Monni tenor sax, Guido Bombardieri clarinet). "Lasciarsi andare” one song of this album, has won Honorable Mention in the Jazz category in the 2006 International Songwriting Competition (ISC). In 2006 he also published “ Ripples”, a piano solo album. He took part in many different radio broadcasts on Rai Radio Tre. He also took part in one theatrical project of a cultural association “NOEHMA Servi di Scena” directed by professor Teresa Pomodoro in the prisons of Opera and San Vittore, in theatre Strelher and at University La Statale of Milano. In parallel to such activities, that keep him busy as a leader, Marco Detto collaborates with historical guitarist Franco Cerri, with whome is recorded “Ieri e Oggi”, with singer Lorena Fontana, with whom he recorded “Guccini in jazz” and continues a collaboration with the saxophonist Antonello Monni, with whom he recorded “Friends”.

00000 Milano