Welcome to Daniele DI GREGORIO's class

Born in Urbino 21.08. '62, Studied at the Music Conservatory "G. Rossini" in Pesaro, and under the guidance of Michael Iannaccone, young graduates in "Percussion" with highest honors.

He specializes in Marimba and Vibraphone, becoming one of the most 'large international experts.

In '79 he won the competition EKYOed joined Youth Orchestra conducted by Claudio Abbado.

Thus began 'a long association with the ROF (Rossini Opera Festival) under the direction of conductors such as Riccardo Muti, Claudio Abbado, Claudio Scimone.

Passionate about jazz from an early age, in 1979 he studied improvisation with the Giorgio Gaslini.

Soon to become a pupil 'collaborator, playing with the different formations Gasliniane, Solar Big Band, Octet, Duo, Quartet Globe, Trio in Italy and abroad: Hungary, Jordan, France, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Turkey, USA

Nel'83 founded the "OLD WAY NEW QUINTET" which ranks first in the competition "emerging groups" of

Forli, and best new group to "CUP OF JAZZ" in 1985. With the same group participates in the best Italian jazz festivals in Milan, Imperia, San Remo, Genoa, Bologna, Fano, Rome, Soverato, Urbino, Assisi, Perugia, Florence, Cagliari.

In '85 and '86, he studied with Gary Burton technique and improvisation courses at the Umbria Jazz Festival, winning a scholarship for "BERKLEY SCHOOL" in Boston, which will be delivered by the great composer Astor Piazzolla.


He studied composition with Luigi Abbate, Piano Arranging and Orchestration with Eugenio Giordani Giorgio Gaslini and Marco Villani.

In 1990, realized in quality 'orchestrator and arranger of music for the play "Lucy in the Skies" and the recording project that he murmured LOVE starring Lucia Minetti.

He collaborates with the dancer PIERA correografa-PRINCE, creating for the theater of the Palazzo Ducale in Cremona and Mantua Bibiena theater, music for the play, ILCERCHIO MAGIC.



The Vibraphone Master Class is one of the master classes within the World Percussion Movement "Summer Academy" 2014, which combines individual and group lectures. The programme of the master class can be partly chosen by participants, jazz repertoire and also music for ensembles. There is a huge emphasis on the technique, sound and interpretation. Participants and professor discuss various traditions and styles of playing vibes and marimba in different styles of music.


Date: 21th - 23th July / maximum 14 active participants


LOCATION: Palazzo Marchesale - P.zza Garibaldi - 70029 Santeramo in Colle (BA, Italia)

PRACTICE: daily from 8.30 am to 10.30 pm


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+39 349/731 3545


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