| Pasquale Maglione

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Pasquale Maglione handles various musical styles expertly, diversifying from his classical repertoire to jazz, composition, improvisation and theme music. His great acclaim, particularly in Italy, has earned him a regular partnership with national television.

A relaxed performance style and an impressive virtuosity emerges from his unique style of playing.

| In brief

● Graduated from the Conservatory of Bari in classical and jazz guitar, having been taught by Pasquale Scarola
● Attended masterclasses in composition and jazz interpretation at the “Berklee Summer School” during the “Umbria Jazz” event
● Won a prize for orchestral arrangements and film music

| His references

● Plays different musical styles: classical, jazz, flamenco, fusion, pop…
● Has appeared in the Sistina, Brancaccio and Morgana theatres in Rome, the Palme Theatre in Naples, the Morlacchi Theatre in Perugia, the Mercadante Theatre in Altamura, the Kursaal Theatre in Bari
● Regular guest on national TV channel 7 and “Canale 5”

| His biography

Born in Lavello, Potenza, Pasquale Maglione started playing the guitar very young and moved to Bari to attend the Conservatory of Music where he graduated in Classical Guitar and Jazz Music with distinction under the tutelage of Pasquale Scarola.

He attended many jazz composition and jazz interpretation masterclasses at “Berklee Summer School” during the famous “Umbria Jazz” contest.

He also worked in recording sessions, embellishing arrangements for orchestras or composing music for short films. Several of these films received awards, particularly for the sound track.

He has played as a soloist, in orchestras and with ensembles; trio with drum and double bass, guitar trio, piano and saxophone, trio with two guitars and voice, duo harpsichord and lute, guitar quartet. He also plays different musical genres; classical, pop, jazz, flamenco and fusion.

He played at the Sistina Theatre, Brancaccio Theatre, Morgana Theatre in Rome, Morlacchi Theatre in Perugia, Mercadante Theatre in Altamura, Kursaal Theatre in Bari, Giordano Theatre in Foggia, Delle Palme Theatre in Napoli, Sheraton Nicolaus in Bari and many others.

He has also played in broadcasts on Italian national TV. For many months, he was part of a resident band on a famous Italian TV programme (Barbareschi Schock, la7). He was also a guest on the Italian TV programme “Maurizio Costanzo Show” (Canale 5) and has played with many Italian artists such as Lucio Dalla, Patti Pravo and Giusy Ferreri.

He currently teaches guitar at the “Don Milani” secondary school in Acquaviva, Bari.

[…] the talented Pasquale Maglione performed his personnel adaptation of the variations on the theme “Les Folies d’Espagne”, which is the main theme of the musical season of Eurorchestra […]

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