Enrico Rava

Born 20 August 1939
Enrico Rava
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1939-08-20
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Enrico Rava

Enrico Rava Biography (Wikipedia)

Enrico Rava (born 20 August 1939), is an Italian jazz trumpeter. He started on trombone, then changed to the trumpet after hearing Miles Davis.

His first commercial work was as a member of Gato Barbieri's Italian quintet in the mid-1960s; in the late 1960s he was a member of Steve Lacy's group. In 1967 Rava moved to New York City and one month later became a member of the group Gas Mask, which had one album on Tonsil Records in 1970.

In the 1970s and 1980s he worked with John Abercrombie, Andrea Centazzo, Gil Evans, Richard Galliano, Joe Henderson, Joe Lovano, Pat Metheny, Michel Petrucciani, Cecil Taylor, Miroslav Vitouš. He has also worked with Carla Bley, Lee Konitz, Jeanne Lee, Paul Motian, and Roswell Rudd. Chiefly an exponent of bebop jazz, Rava has also played in avant-garde jazz settings.

With trumpeter Paolo Fresu, Rava recorded four albums on the influence of Bix Beiderbecke, Louis Armstrong, Chet Baker, and Miles Davis. Also of note are his albums Rava, L'Opera Va' and Carmen, which are his interpretations of operatic arias and overtures. In 2001, he founded a quintet with pianist Stefano Bollani and toured with Gato Barbieri and Aldo Romano. In the trio Europeans, he worked with Eberhard Weber and Swiss percussionist Reto Weber.

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Improv Part 2
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Improv Part 2
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Quedat
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Quedat
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Art Deco
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Art Deco
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Tears for Nada
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Tears for Nada
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Choctaw
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Choctaw
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Wild Dance
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Wild Dance
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Garbage Can Blues
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Garbage Can Blues
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Speechless
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Speechless
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Improvisation No 1
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Improvisation No 1
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Dr Ra and Mr Va
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Dr Ra and Mr Va
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Happiness is to Win a Big Prize
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Happiness is to Win a Big Prize
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Miss MG
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Miss MG
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Algir Dalbughi
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Algir Dalbughi
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Spider Blues
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Spider Blues
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Tramps
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Tramps
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Foto Di Famiglia
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Foto Di Famiglia
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The Pilgrim and the Stars
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The Pilgrim and the Stars
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