Bio

EDUCATION
Master degree at the Amsterdam Conservatory in Jazz guitar.

DISCOGRAPHY & RECORDINGS
2019: Soundtrack for the BBC tv serie “Call the Midwife”.
2017: Soundtrack for the movie “Tiempo de Lluvia” music by E.Sciandrone.
2016: Ben Littlewood Band “Go your own way” EP
2016: Recording for the album “italian cinema” music written by Enrica Sciandrone for EMI music.
2016: Soundtrack for the Movie “American Fango” (USA) written and directed by: Gabriele Altobelli. Music by Enrica Sciandrone
2015: Soundtrack for the Movie “Peter & Wendy” (iTV) music by Maurizio Malagnini.
2015: Soundtrack for the Movie “Naziha’s Lente / Naziha’s Spring” IDFA Audience award winner. Directed by Gülsah Dogan
2014: Soundtrack for the short movie “u juornu avanti”
2013: Soundtrack for the BBC serie “The Paradise (serie 2)” Music written by Maurizio Malagnini and performed by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
2013: Soundtrack for the Movie “Love of my Life” Music of Enrica Sciandrone, Director: Michael Budd, Written by: Liam Barret
2013: Levi Silvanie – “Different” (OneWay Melodies) www.onewaymelodies.com
2011: Soundtrack for the BBC TV Serie “Body Farm”. Music written by Maurizio Malagnini www.mauriziomalagnini.com
2011: Levi Silvanie – “Pret Di Paden” (EP) (OneWay Melodies) www.onewaymelodies.com
2010: Muddle Earth with the BBC PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, (tv serie) www.bbc.co.uk
2010: Luciano Maio Orchestra: “Sciuscia lu Ventu” (Rhythmic Skeleton Music) www.rhyske.nl
2010: Levi Silvanie – “Bek” (single + dvd) (onewaymelodies) www.onewaymelodies.com
2009: Yes – from the diaries of jojo(…) Short movie DVD
2005: Visse Vasse: “Visse Vasse” with Niels Bjerg, Birgitte Lyregaard (vocal) and the award winning saxophone player Tineke Postma. (Cd Baby) www.cdbaby.com
2004: Filippo Castellazzi Quintet: Chiaroscuro with Tino Tracanna and Roberto Cipelli (Paolo Fresu Quintet) Manolo Cabras and Antonio Pisano (Double Stroke Records) www.doublestrokerecords.com
1995: Colori Sonori: “Colori Sonori” (Idea music productions.)

VENUES, FESTIVALS & OTHER PERFORMANCES
Among others: Cantare string orchestra for the musical Anatevka, a fiddler on the roof (2007), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra (2010), Tineke Postma, Tino Tracanna, Roberto Cipelli, Levi Silvanie, Venues: among others: Bimhuis (Amsterdam), Copenhagen Jazz Festival (Denmark), Meervardt Theater (Amsterdam), Marphy’s Law (Den Haag), Blue Note (Milano), Master Plan Jazz festival (Denmark), Umbria Jazz, Tropen Theater (Amsterdam), Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Nice Jazz Festival, North Sea jazz club Amsterdam, North Sea Jazz Festival, Haarlem Jazz stad Festival, Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival Aruba…

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
As a teacher he worked at MEC Muziek Educatie Centrum and Muziekpakhuis in Amsterdam, at Modern Music Academy and “Forte Muziekschool” in Zaandam, at Music Adventure in Lelystad and he collaborated with the Rotterdam and Amsterdam Conservatory.

DIDACTIC
He wrote the books Sketches of Theory and Ear Training published by MMA Publishing (Zaandam) and Modern Guitarist a new harmony approach for modern jazz guitarists, published by Bergez Editions in 2009. www.bergez.nl
He’s currently living and working as guitar player and composer in Amsterdam, Holland.

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