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Giovanni Imparato

perc, voc, CU
Musician of World and Pop

Percussionist. (Born in Naples on November 25th). He studied studies percussions with teachers of conservatory, and in particular with the maestro Salvatore Valletta learn the fundamentals of percussion instruments, it is specialized to Cuba in rhythms and tools Afro Cubans with the teachers Justo Pelladito, Carlos Aldama Perez, Lowered Angel Chang, Reinaldo Hernandez Guillermo Lopez Clemente, Nenè Alejandro Carvajal; to New York with John Amira and, in Africa (Senagal), with Sing Sing Faye of Dakàr. It is taken an interest different musical expressions what Salsa, Jazz, Funky, Ethnic, Wordmusic and he participates in shows of dance as percussionist, singer, ballet dancer and performer. In 1991 he has composed music for theater to the Festival of Todi. he has studied song to Cuba with Goyo Hernandez and Lazaro Ros, and in Italy with the "Tenore" Luigi Rumbo and the soprano Rosanna Rossoni. Contemporarily to the song, he has deepened study of dance with the Cuban's dancer Carmen de Armas. Currently he teaches rhythms and Afro-Cuban musical instruments to Rome, Naples and Cagliari, he is Endoser of the "Remo" percussions and he teaches exclusively in Italy DRUMCIRCLE for the MANANARA's Company. He has combined spontaneously always the technical-musical learning with the own existential research, in fact he is fascinated by the ritual used of the drums and with the concept "sciamanico" and "maieutico" of the music. In this experience he has collaborated with Arnold Kayserling and Ferro Ledvinka. In this last few years he is part of an evolutionary program, a job of spiritual's research by the sciamanico's point of view where the music occupies a fundamental role, has fed besides the proper intuitive aspect and inherent arcane learning to the music formulating three types of experiences formula. He has collaborated with Richie Havens, Paco De Lucia, Ray Charles, Renzo Arbore, and many others.

  • Percussion
  • Vocals
  • World
  • Pop
  • Folk
  • R&B/Soul
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
STUBBORNLY on INVOCATION [Live in Rome] by Louis Siciliano
La guerra dei pesci (Lo Guarracino) on Il viaggio di Neaco' by NeaCo'
Napul'è 'o paese d' 'o sole on Il viaggio di Neaco' by NeaCo'
intro on KUBA SOUND SYSTEM PROYECTO by Giovanni Imparato
E tu nun pienz'a mme (Te voglio bene assaje) on Il viaggio di Neaco' by NeaCo'
Llanto nongo columbiano - Maruzzella on Il viaggio di Neaco' by NeaCo'
What a Wonderful sol' on Il viaggio di Neaco' by NeaCo'
Oj 'n iscarola (Michelemma') on Il viaggio di Neaco' by NeaCo'
Cuèntame on Bomba Cuba by Giovanni Imparato
Pyongu on Pyongu by Various Artists

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
Giovannimparato Kuba Sound System ProyectoGiovanni Imparato2010Album
Conquistadores RemixGiovanni Imparato1994Single
YorubaGiovanni Imparato1993Album
Fuoco / Il Pane E Le RoseTosca & Giovanni Imparato1993Single
Uballe' / 'Assa Fa' 'A MadonnaGiovanni Imparato1993Single
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