Michelangelo Scandroglio Group Firenze
24 years old -
Paolo Petrecca, 23 years old - Tromba
Emanuele Filippi, 26 years old - Piano
Michelangelo Scandroglio, 22 years old - Contrabbasso
Mattia Galeotti, 23 years old - Batteria
Michelangelo Scandroglio studied jazz with the great Italian double-bass player Ares Tavolazzi,
and classical double-bass with M. Gabriele Ragghianti at the Boccherini Music Institute in Lucca.
He perfected his jazz studies with Joe Sanders, Harish Raghavan and Ben Street at Siena Jazz during the Summer Workshop seminar, continuing his classical studies with the masterclasses of Alberto Bocini, Jeff Bradetich, and Sorin Orcinschi.
He was among the winners of the Riga International Jazz Bass Competition 2018, and received the prestigious Tomorrow's Jazz award, organised by VenetoJazz, as one of the best emerging talents in Italian jazz.
He has collaborated with some of the greats of Italian jazz including Stefano “Cocco” Cantini, Nico Gori, Carlo Atti, Flavio Boltro, Fabrizio Bosso, Stefano Tamborrino, Alessandro Lanzoni, Walter Paoli, and Michael Rosen, and with some of the biggest names on the international scene, including Logan Richardson, Glenn Ferris, Ben van Gelder, Marvin “Bugalu” Smith, Alex Sipiagin, Gregory Hutchinson, and Xavi Torrres Vicente.
In 2019 he won the Conad Jazz Contest, where he performed original pieces of his own composition accompanied by some of Italy's biggest talent, including Sicilian saxophonist Nicola Caminiti, drummer Luca Caruso, trumpet player Paolo Petrecca and pianist Nico Tangherlini.