Antonio Flinta Quartet

Antonio FLINTA
Pianist and composer born in Chile, studied in Madrid at the Taller de Musicos with Joshua Edelman, participating at masterclasses with Barry Harris, Bob Moses and Chuck Israels, among others.
He earns a scholarship to attend the Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he studies composition and arrangement, improvisation with Ed Tomassi and jazz piano with Ray Santisi. Since 1993 he has established his residence in Italy, leading his own trio and quartet. Piercarlo SALVIA
Tenor Saxophonist, he has played with Steve Grossman, Joe Diorio, Barry Harris.
He collaborates with musicians such as, Luca Velotti, Garrison Fewell, Joe Magnarelli, Mohsen Kassirosafhar, Fabiano Pellini, Giovanni Ceccarelli, Ada Montellanico.
From 2000 he worked as a teacher and performer with Attilio Berni and the collection "Saxophones", the largest collection of vintage saxophones in the world.
Roberto BUCCI
Bass player formed mainly due to the live music experience, began his musical studies at the Saint Louis Music School in Rome, continuing at the Conservatory of Frosinone Licinio REFICE. At the same time he studied with M° Pani, bassist of the RAI(Italian Broadcasting Television), he started working with the Jazz Orchestra of M° Giovanni Tommaso, has played and collaborated with Paolo Fresu, Gianluigi Trovesi, Flavio Boltro. He is also main manager of the festival "Jazz Artena 3000".
Drummer, began his musical training in Italy (Ettore Fioravanti, Fabrizio Sferra), to continue in 1987 at the "Percussion Institute of Technology" (PIT), a branch of the Musicians' Institute in Hollywood-USA, where he studied with such musicians as Steve Houghton, Ralph Humphrey and Joe Porcaro. He graduated with "Honors" and received a special award: the "Human Relations Award." He also directs the "Staff Music School", ( Rome and Viterbo).

Original compositions and intense interplay are the means to explore texture and colour, free improvisation and standard jazz song form, groovy rhythms and open spaces.
To follow the creative flow of the moment, to create new paths on the spot, or to get lost in a musical space, are all key features of this Quartet.
And the opportunity of the four members of the band to interact, and to combine different musical elements make the music more open, freer, but also more compact. Always bearing in mind that music - universal language - must communicate.
“The Meeting” (2000)
“Tree and Figure” (2003-Splasc(H) Records)
“La Edad De La Ira” (2005-Splasc(H) Records)
“Portraits and Songs” (2007-Splasc(H) Records). The song "Ninietta" included in the album
"La Edad De La Ira" was awarded finalist in the the 2006 “USA Songwriting Competition”. In “QUARTET” :
"Tamed" (2009 -Splasc(H) Records)
“Art is an Insurgent Poem” (2014- Splasc(H) Records)
 Sibiu Jazz Festival 2006,
 Sibiu Jazz Festival 2008,
 Ploiesti Jazz Summit,
 Brasov Jazz Days,
 Bucarest Europafest
 Sonvico in Jazz (Switzerland),
 Ankara Jazz Festival (Turkey),
 "China Tour" (Beijing, Tianjin),
 Bansko Jazz Festival (Bulgaria),
 Kaamos Jazz (Finland),
 Smeltedigelen Jazz Festival (Norway)
 Guatemala Jazz Festival
 Nicaragua Jazz Festival
 Sept 2012 “Jazz in The Desert...a Maghreb Tour” (Morocco, Algiers, Tunis)
 May 2013 Sibiu Jazz Festival
 November 2014 Jazz Jantar – Gdansk (Poland)