Achille Succi

Achille Succi alto sax, bass clarinet

Achille Succi Saxophonist, bass clarinetist born in Modena on 1971. Mainly self-taught, he attended Siena Jazz and D.Liebman’s Masterclasses. Together with Fabrizio Puglisi and Alberto Capelli he founded the “Atman” group, with whom he performed with famous guests such as Louis Sclavis, Ab Baars and Ernst Rejiseger. Beside his own Ensemble and duo with bass player Salvatore Maiore, Achille Succi takes also part in many musical projects, among those the “Othello Suite” of Uri Caine, “Circulez!” of Louis Sclavis, “Belcanto” of Ettore Fioravanti, “Gramelot ensamble” of Simone Guiducci, “Urban Raga” of Paolino Dalla Porta, “Nexus” di T.Tononi e D.Cavallanti, “Dolmen orchestra” of Nicola Pisani, “P.Centauri Orchestra” of Giorgio Gaslini and the “Eleven” of Franco D’Andrea; he also took part in many CD and concerts in Europe and in the world with various groups and musicians, italians and foreigns. As winner of the “Pépinières Europeénnes pour jeunes artistes” he had been guested by the Copenhagen rhythmic conservatory, where he began a collaboration with the danish composer Pierre Dorge and his “New Jungle Orchestra”, who brought him touring in Scandinavia, Brasil and Australia. As bandleader Achille Succi released two cds, Shiva’s dance” and “Terra”, he also take part of a duo project with bass player Salvatore Maiore, with whom released “Pequenas flores do inferno”.All of those works got many positive critics from all national newspaper and Jazz magazines. He is teaching saxophone and clarinet at the civic school of Nonantola (Modena), and held jazz improvisation workshops and masterclasses at the Roccella Jonica Jazz Festival, “Tonelli” musical institute(Carpi), in Tollo (Pescara), Corropoli (Teramo), Lecco and Ferrara. Since 2001 he is among the teachers of the famous SienaJazz summer workshops and since 2006 he is teaching improvisation techniques on clarinet at the Conservatory of Ferrara.

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