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Carlo Aonzo Trio

Sunday February 9th at 2:00 pm


Carlo Aonzo will be appearing at the Ballaarat Mechanics Institute on Sunday 9th February with accomplished guitarist, Lorenzo Piccone and double bass player Luciano Puppo.

CARLO AONZO is a world renowned Italian mandolin performer. He has collaborated with various outstanding musical institutions throughout the world. He won several awards, including first prize at the Walnut Valley National Mandolin Contest in Winfield Kansas. Carlo has toured the world as a scholar of the Italian classical mandolin, perform-ing both as a soloist and with chamber ensembles and orchestras. He is the founder and director of an annual international workshop in New York and, in 2006, he created the International Italian Mandolin Acca-demia Orchestra. Recently he released, with his Trio, the album “A Man-dolin Journey” which includes the complete Vivaldi 4 Seasons concertos for the first time ever performed on the mandolin.

LORENZO PICCONE, Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist, is a 2019 Recording Artist in Nashville. His second upcoming album “Wanderings” is produced in the USA and recorded at RCA victor-Nashville, with the special guest Steve Cropper. His first album called “Soul Searching” has Ike Stubblefield as guest. As a session player he worked with Carlo Aonzo on the album “A Mandolin Journey”, and albums for many other musicians playing guitar, lap steel, Turkish saz and doing vocals. He has taken part in many music festivals around Europe and America.

LUCIANO PUPPO, Double bass player, began his musical journey as electric bassist, playing in the ’70 in pop-rock music groups. In the ’90 he un-dertook the study of the double bass. Since then and for many years, his pas-sion for jazz has grown. He studied with the most famous Ligurian musicians, including Riccardo Zegna and Piero Leveratto. He participates in specialization seminars held by internationally renowned artists such as Ron Carter, Mal Wal-dron, Tony Castellano, and Bob Mover. He became part of several jazz for-mations, including, in 1997, the “Unit Line Orchestra” by Riccardo Zegna. In the following years he collaborated with numerous blues and swing manouche ensembles. He has been a member of the Carlo Aonzo Trio since 2014.

Website: www.carloaonzo.com


For further details contact Chez on 0400 990 452 or info@ballaratitalianassociation.org


Sunday February 9th
2:00 pm


Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute
117-119 Sturt St
Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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03 5331 3042