MARIO PARMISANO

 

His professional career begins in 1983, as a Pianist and Musical Director along with some of the most important Argentine Artists such as Mrs. Estela Raval, Sergio Denis, and Silvina Garré. He also joined the David Lebón and Pedro Aznar Bands and participated as a sessionist for Artists of different musical styles: Sandro, Soledad Pastorutti, and Artists from Spain such as Isabel Pantoja and Julio Iglesias, among others. 

 

In 1993 Mario moves to New York and begins a long career with guitarist Al Di Meola, recording 7 CDs and 3 DVDs, as Pianist, Arranger, Composer and Associate Producer, along with World Jazz stars: Steve Gadd, Peter Erskine, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, John Patitucci, Marc Johnson, Manú Katché, Pino Palladino, etc.

Along with Di Meola, he has performed on the most prestigious international stages such as the Vienna Opera, the Montreux Jazz Festival, the Montreal Jazz Festival, Concerts with the Moscow Symphony, Toronto Symphony, Kiew Symphony and also at the Blue Note Jazz Club of New York, Milan, Tokyo, etc. adding up in all these years around 2,000 Concerts.

 

Mario with his Tango Jazz Trio has performed 3 times with the Kremlin Chamber Orchestra in Moscow; at the Bulgaria Symphony Hall with the Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra, as well as Jazz Festivals in Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Turkey, Brazil, Chile, and in the main cities of Argentina, including the Grand Rex Theater and the very prestigious Theater Colón in the City of Buenos Aires, with the Symphony Orchestra of the Superior Institute of Art, conducted by Maestro Francisco Noya (Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Professor at the Berklee College of Music)

 

In the last CD ¨Forever Astor¨, dedicated to the Great Master of the new Tango, Mario included legendary Jazz Musicians from the United States like Abraham Laboriel, Paul Wertico, Bob Franceschini and Mike Pope, and the Argentines Lucas Canel and Damián Vernis.

In addition, Mario recorded 3 CDs with his own music, next to some of the best musicians from Argentina: Guillermo Vadalá, Pedro Aznar, Jota Morelli, Juan Pablo Navarro, Sebastián Peyceré, José Luis Colzani, Alejandro Santos, Oscar Kreimer and Alejandro Herrera, among others.

 

In 2016, Mario was Declared: “Outstanding Personality of Culture” by the Legislature of the City of Buenos

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Currently based in Spain, he was called once again by Al Di Meola for a new World Tour 2020-2021.