Francesco Bongiorno

Percussionist, drummer, pianist, componist en muziek producer

Percussionist, drummer, pianist, composer & music producer

 

Francesco is een Italiaanse drummer, pianist, componist en muziek producer.

Hij treedt regelmatig op met diverse projecten binnen en buiten Europa waaronder Levi Silvanie project, Ahaddaf Quartet, Taberna Mylaensis en Lenny Altgenug trio.

Francesco studeerde klassieke piano aan het conservatorium in Palermo. Vanaf zijn dertiende nam hij deel aan pianoconcoursen, bij drie won hij de eerste prijs: studiebeurzen om in Rome te studeren. 

Als drummer/percussionist nam Francesco vijf albums op, waaronder 2003 met Crianza: “A truvatura,” in 2009 met Luciano Maio e Orchestra: “Sciuscia lu ventu”, in 2014 met Lennart Altgenug trio: “Memory Lane”, in 2015 met Taberna Mylaensis: “Semu tutti Emigranti” en in 2016 met Ahaddaf quartet: “Seasons”. 

In de afgelopen jaren kreeg Francesco de gelegenheid om te spelen op een groot aantal concertlocaties en festivals zoals Bimhuis, Concertgebouw, Tropentheater, Muziekgebouw aan het IJ , Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival in Aruba , 15th International Oud Festival in Israël, Jeonju Int’l SORI festival in Zuid-Korea en het Visa for music in Marokko.


Francesco Bongiorno is an Italian drummer, pianist, composer and music producer. He regularly performs with different projects in Europe and beyond, including the Levi Silvanie Project, the Ahaddaf Quartet, Taberna Mylaensis and the Lenny Altgenug Trio.

Francesco studied classical piano at the conservatory in Palermo. From age 13 onwards, he participated in piano concourses, winning 1st prize at 3 of them, all scholarships to study in Rome. 

As a drummer/percussionist, Francesco recorded 5 albums: A Truvatura (2003) with Crianza, Sciuscia lu Ventu (2009) with Luciano Maio e Orchestra, Memory Lane (2014) with the Lenny Altgenug Trio, Semu Tutti Emigranti (2015) with Taberna Mylaensis, and Seasons (2016) with the Ahaddaf Quartet.

In the past decade, Francesco has had the opportunity to play at many concert venues and festivals, such as the Bimhuis, Concertgebouw, Tropentheather and Muziekgebouw aan het IJ (all in Amsterdam), the Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival in Aruba, the 15th International Oud Festival in Israel, the Jeonju International SORI festival in South Korea and at Visa for Music in Morocco.