Davide Nari

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"Légère reeds are extremely versatile and their quality always ensures great sound and reactivity." - Davide

DAVIDE NARI was born in 1991. In 2012 he graduated with full marks in saxophone from the Conservatory "N. Paganini" in Genoa, in 2014 he obtained the Second Level Academic Diploma (Master level, Music Performance) in saxophone with full marks at the same Conservatory and in 2015 he obtained the Second Level Academic Diploma (Master Level) in Chamber Music from the Conservatory "G. Nicolini" in Piacenza with full marks and Honors. He obtains the prestigious "LTCL" degree at “Trinity College of London”.

He has attended music workshops held by Profs. Luigi Gallo, Nobuya Sugawa and many others; He also studied orchestral conducting and in 2017 he was selected  like conducting student by M° Donato Renzetti for the Conducting Masterclass in Milano with the Symphonic Orchestra "I Pomeriggi Musicali".

He is also regularly invited to hold saxophone masterclasses. He has won many prestigious first prizes in national and international music competitions.  He has played in numerous solo concerts and chamber music concerts and he has produced many CDs. 

He is the artistic director and teacher of saxophone at the Musical Society "S. M. Immacolata" in Loano (SV) and others concert bands.

In 2016 he also played in Celles-sur-Belle (Fra) for the "Souffl'en Deux-Sèvres" music festival organized by international fame quartet "Ellipsos". He was a soloist with the “Conservatory N. Paganini” Symphonic Orchestra at many theatres, like the “Carlo Felice” Theatre in Genoa, at the “Sala Verdi” in Milan and many others; he was a soloist during the performances of "Deep South Story" (review of the opera "Porgy and Bess" by R. Cecconi). He has performed in National Premiere pieces written by contemporary composers, including the "Duo for Alto Saxophone and Cello" Op. 99 (N. Kapustin) with cellist Marco Decimo. Currently he is a member of the  RICCARDO ZEGNA “ORIGINAL STANDARD OCTET”, of the music chamber duo "Duo Brillance", of the Saxophone Quartet "Saxophobia" and of the "Imperial Jazz Orchestra".

He has performed also jazz music with international level artists, in important jazz festivals like "Torino Jazz Festival" and "UnoJazz" in Sanremo. He has collaborated with the “Conservatory N. Paganini” Symphonic Orchestra, the “Sanremo” Symphony Orchestra, the “Opera Giocosa” in Savona and with artists such as Riccardo Zegna, Francesco Cafiso, Quatour Ellipsos, Marco Decimo, Giampaolo Casati, Claudio Chiara, Paolo Recchia, Dino Rubino, Enrico Zanisi, Fulvio Chiara and Andrea Bacchetti.