The Italian saxophonist, composer, and arranger Silvio Zalambani is graduated in Saxophone, Clarinet, and Jazz music, he currently teaches saxophone at the National Conservatory of Music in the city of Trapani (Italy), he is an Artist Endorser D’Addario and Yanagisawa Brands.
In addition to Jazz e Classical music, for many years he is working to the study of traditional Latin American music, like Tango, Brazilian and Cuban music, and influences with Latin Jazz and Mediterranean Jazz.
He has recordings 8 CD and 1 DVD on live to his name: Guardia Vieja (1998) and Entrada Prohibida (2017) with Tango Tres, Grupo Candombe (2001) and Grupo Candombe 2 (2005) with Grupo Candombe, Nostalgia del presente (2011) and Tango Live DVD on live (2013) with Grupo Candombe and the argentine singer Sandra Rehder, Dejà vù (2015) and Viaggiatori/Viajeros (2019) in Duo with the argentine pianist Federico Lechner, Brasil pra mim (2016) with italian clarinetist Gabriele Mirabassi.
All compositions by Silvio Zalambani are published by Borgatti Music Editions.
He is regularly invited as a teacher Board in masterclasses or as a concert soloist in festivals in Europe and America, especially in Spain at the Conservatory of Music of Albacete and of Seville, in the Netherlands at the Conservatory of Music of Utrecht, and in Brazil in the USP and UNAERP Universities in Ribeirão Preto (São Paulo) and EMAC-UFG of Goiânia (Goiás), also performing with multi-instrumentalist Arismar do Espirito Santo and pianist Mario Féres.
With his projects he represented Italy at six of the last editions of the World Tango Summit (Seville-Spain ‘05, Valparaiso-Chile ‘07, Bariloche-Argentine ‘09, Seinajoki-Finland ’11, Zarate-Argentine ‘15, Melille-Spain ’18), participating among many festivals: 11th World Saxophone Festival (Valencia-Spain ’97), 23rd Festival del Caribe – Fiesta del Fuego (Santiago de Cuba and Guantanamo-Cuba ‘03), 11th Metastasio Jazz Festival (Prato–Italy ‘06), EtnoJazz&TasteFest (Milano–Italy ‘06), Ravenna Festival (Ravenna–Italy ‘10), 23rd International Tango Festival (Granada-Spain ’11), 11th and 12th Emilia Romagna Festival (Italy ’11 and ’12), 3rd Internacional Tango Festival (Barcelona–Spain ‘13),47th Internacional Festival Musica Nova (Ribeirão Preto SP-Brazil ’13), 1th European Saxophone Congress (Ciudad Real–Spain ’14), 11th Pourpre Périgord Jazz Festival (Bergerac–France ‘14), 4th Saxophone & Jazz International Festival (Gran Canaria-Spain ’15), 49th Internacional Festival Musica Nova (Ribeirão Preto SP-Brazil ’15), 5th Saxophone & Jazz International Festival (Gran Canaria-Spain ’16), 4th International Campus of the Saxophone (Trapani-Italy ’16), Splendor Hall (Amsterdam-Netherlands ’16), SchwõrhausKonzert (Schwäbish Gmünd-Germany ’17), 2nd Internacional Jazz Festival (Tres Cantos-Spain ’17), Festival Musica e Poesia (Parma-Italy ’17), ERF Emilia Romagna Festival (Abbazia Pomposa-Italy ’17), 15th Jazz Pourpre Périgord Festival (Bergerac-France ‘18), Café Central (Madrid–Spain ’19) etc..
In Argentine, he has performed on live at Argentine National Radio and other important Tango music clubs in Buenos Aires, such as the Torquato Tasso cultural center, El Vesuvio, and the Theatre El Aleph – Recoleta cultural center, performing also like soloist with Orchestra Camerata Monte Grande (conducted by Marisol Canessa) and the Orchestra Camerata Almagro (conducted by Pablo Motta).
Silvio Zalambani was interviewed many times for Argentinean Radio 2×4 Tango and by the vice-president of the Tango National Academy of Buenos Aires for Argentinean TV Solo Tango, and also he’s mentioned inside of the Tango’s Dictionary of Catalunya (Casa America Catalunya 2009).
On the Jazz and Classical sides, he has performed with the Siena Jazz Orchestra and with the O.F.P. Orchestra of Bologna (Italy) conducted by Carla Bley and Bruno Tommaso; with Donovan Mixon (guitar teacher at Berklee College of Boston-USA); and with many Orchestras like Teatro Comunale (Bologna-Italy), Teatro Comunale G. Verdi (Trieste-Italy), Orchestra Città of Ferrara (Ferrara-Italy), Teatro Sociale (Rovigo-Italy) , Bacau Filarmonica (Rumania), Orchestra Camerata Almagro (Buenos Aires-Argentine), USP Filarmonica (Brazil), Orchestra Filarmonica of Gran Canaria (Spain), he recorded like a guest inside the CD Crossfades (2019) with the Elise Hall Saxophone Quartet.
In the present, Silvio Zalambani is following to perform like soloist with various of his projects like Grupo Candombe, Tango Tres and Amerindia Ensemble, but most of all is working in Latin jazz Duo with the Argentinean pianist Federico Lechner and with Proyecta Tango of the Argentinean singer Sandra Rehder.