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Gerardo di Giusto

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Gerardo di Giusto

Biography

Gerardo di Giusto (b. 30 January 1961, Córdoba, Argentina) is an Argentinean composer and pianist.

After studying at the Conservatoirein Córdoba, Di Giusto continued his studies at the Paris jazz school CIM with Laurent Cugny from 1985-88 and studied composition at the Conservatoire Régional de Saint Maure .

He then worked as a piano accompanist and arranger for the tango musicians Amelita Baltar and Juan José Mosalini , the interpreters of Latin American music Orlando Poleo , Miguel "Angá" Díaz and Orlando "Maraca" Valle and jazz musicians like Julien Lourau and "Magic" Malik Mezzadri . From 1994 to 1999 he studied orchestral conducting with Dominique Rouits at the École Normale de Musique in Paris.

Di Guisto has also been active as a composer since the 1990s. In addition to numerous piano works, compositions for orchestras (including the Suite Concerto for Piano and Orquesta de Vientos ) and chamber music were also created. In addition, he remained in the group Córdoba Reunion (with Javier Girotto , Minino Garay and Carlos "El Tero" Buschini ) active as a jazz musician. In 2003 he founded the group Gaïa Cuatro with the Japanese musicians Aska Kaneko and Tomohiro Yahiro , with whom he performed in Japan and Europe. In 2006 he recorded a solo album as a pianist, in 2008 a duo album with Minino Garay.


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