Dario Pinelli - Italy

Concert during 2017

Dario Pinelli (born March 27, 1982 in Manduria, Italy), is an Italian jazz manouche guitarist. He began studying the classical guitar at a very young age and began performing as a concertist in baroque music. Hereinafter, upon winning a scholarship by JMI (Jazz Music International), he transferred to New York where he began studying the jazz guitar. Later passing from classic jazz to typical European jazz, which is the jazz of the gypsies, at which he dedicated himself to revamp and renew the style with new harmonic solutions, rhythms and melodies. In 2010 Dario Pinelli starts the collaboration with BinarioSwing (Michele Biancofiore – rhythm guitar; Umberto Calentini – double bass; Teo Carriero – drums). The new group brought his music at “Metropolitan Room” in NYC and later, at the legendary jazz hotspot, “Birdland” of New York. During their 2009 USA Tour, Dario Pinelli & BinarioSwing performed as guests invited by David Amram, ‘father’ of the Beat Generation at the historic club “The Village Gate” (now known as “Le Poisson Rouge”) in NYC. Many a film, commercial and television program have featured Dario Pinelli’s music and songs: “La Casa Sulle Nuvole” (film with Adriano Giannini, Warner 2009/Luce/Rai Cinema); ABC Australia – Classic Breakfast; The Poets Cafe Show – CTN, USA (conducted by Steve Luttrell); El Mundo del Jazz – Argentina (with Mr. Nano Herrera); Dimitry Shakin Show – Vladivostok, Russia; etc. Dario Pinelli & BinarioSwing started their new world tour “You did it!” in 2012 travelling the world: United States, France, Germany, Denmark, Russia, England, Japan, Australia, Morocco etc. A recent productions feature Dario as a protagonist in a “mini musical fiction”, recounting the funny story of two Italian immigrants in the United States that are searching for their position in the American society, though creating comic situations.