Leo Ravera

Born in Bologna (Italy) in 1974, he graduated in Spanish Literature from Pisa University with a thesis on Spanish Baroque music. He graduated in classical piano from the La Spezia Conservatory and jazz music from the Livorno Conservatory. He attended Masterclasses given by Enrico Pieranunzi, Giorgio Gaslini, Barry Harris, Franco D'Andrea. With the tenor saxophonist Andrea Imparato he recorded the CDs "Dear Legacy" (2008) and Jazzola (2009). He also recorded the CD "Salsamba" with his own latin-jazz trio. He performed jazz music in Italy, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands and collaborated with many other artists, including Luciano Milanese, Federico Bertelli, Andrea Imparato, Alberto Benicchi, Gianni Cazzola, Aldo Zunino, Massimo Chiarella, Fabrizio Bosso (Italia); Leona Laviscount, Richard Gerber, Mike Campagna (USA); Marcos Borges, Rod Olivera, Patricia Moreyra (Brasile); Mariano Steinberg (Argentina); Cristian Oriol (Spagna).