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Encyclopedia > Enrico Rava
Enrico Rava on the cover of one of his CDs.
Enrico Rava on the cover of one of his CDs.

Enrico Rava (born August 4, 1939 in Trieste, Italy), is a jazz trumpet player. He has played with artists such as Carla Bley, Gato Barbieri, Jeanne Lee, Pat Metheny, Michel Petrucciani, John Abercrombie, Joe Henderson, Paul Motian, Richard Galliano, Miroslav Vitouš, Joe Lovano, Lee Konitz and Roswell Rudd. Image File history File links EnricoRava. ... August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Trieste (Latin Tergeste, Italian Trieste, German and Friulian Triest, Slovenian and Croatian Trst) is a city and port in northeastern Italy right on the border to Slovenia. ... Jazz is an original American musical art form originating around the early 1920s in New Orleans, rooted in Western music technique and theory, and is marked by the profound cultural contributions of African Americans. ... Trumpeter redirects to here. ... Escalator Over The Hill (or EOTH) is mostly referred to as a jazz opera, but it was released as a chronotransduction with words by Paul Haines, adaptation and music by Carla Bley, production and coordination by Michael Mantler, performed by the Jazz Composers Orchestra (JCOA). ... Leandro Gato (Or The Cat in Spanish) Barbieri born November 28, 1932 is an Argentine-born American jazz tenor saxphonist & composer who rose to fame during the free jazz movement in the 1960s & from his latin jazz recordings in the 1970s. ... Pat Metheny in Melbourne, Florida, USA Patrick Bruce Metheny (born 12 August 1954 in Lees Summit, Missouri USA) is an American jazz guitarist and leader of the Pat Metheny Group. ... Michel Petrucciani (December 28, 1962, Orange, France - January 6, 1999, Manhattan) overcame the effects of osteogenesis imperfecta (a bone disease that greatly stunted his growth and weakened his bones) to become a powerful jazz pianist. ... John Abercrombie (b. ... Joe Henderson (April 24, 1937 - June 30, 2001) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. ... Stephen Paul Motian, born in Providence, Rhode Island on 25 March 1931, is an American jazz drummer, percussionist and composer of Armenian extraction. ... Richard Galliano (born December 12, 1950) is a French-Italian accordionist. ... Miroslav Vitous (surname originally VitouÅ¡, born 6 December 1947) is a Czech jazz bassist. ... Joseph Salvatore Lovano (born 29 December 1952) is a jazz saxophonist and clarinet player. ... Lee Konitz (born 1927 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American jazz composer and saxophone player. ... Roswell Rudd (born Roswell Hopkins Rudd, Jr. ...


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Enrico Rava - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (107 words)
Enrico Rava on the cover of one of his CDs.
Enrico Rava (born August 4, 1939 in Trieste, Italy), is a jazz trumpet player.
He has played with artists such as Carla Bley, Gato Barbieri, Jeanne Lee, Pat Metheny, Michel Petrucciani, John Abercrombie, Joe Henderson, Paul Motian, Richard Galliano, Miroslav Vitouš, Joe Lovano, Lee Konitz and Roswell Rudd.
JJA Library (1210 words)
Rava is the first Italian, fifth European and thirteenth recipient of the honor that comes along with a two-concert tour of northern Denmark, two shows at Tivoli and a 200,000 krone (roughly $25,000) honorarium.
Rava's weeklong stay in Denmark ended April 21 when he was given the JazzPar award, a bronze replica of a sculpture by Jorgen Haugen Sorrensen on permanent display in Tivoli upon whose base the trumpeter's name was inscribed along with those of previous prize winners.
Rava began playing the trombone in Dixieland bands when he was 15 and switched to trumpet at 18 after hearing Miles Davis perform in Turin where moved with his family in 1943.
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