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SUN VILLAGE TOUR
Funk / Electroacoustic

Filippo Bubbico’s tour of presentation of his debut album “Sun Village” released on Sept. 21st 2018 on Workin’ Label Records, distributed by I.R.D. and supported by Puglia Sounds Records. 

Filippo is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, who writes original music exploring new sounds ranging from deep funky grooves to evocative beats, trying to achieve the best possible self-expression. Harmony, rhythm and melody are the pivotal points of this record, also is strongly present a combination of the harmonic heritage of the classical music and jazz with the hooking sound of electronic music.

Filippo deploys an artistic and stylistic contamination, thanks to the contribution of international musicians and to the collaboration with his sister Carolina Bubbico who co-wrote some of the melodies and lyrics contained in the album.

The title of the album “Sun Village” refers to the name of the neighbor “Villaggio del Sole” where Working Studio is located, which is the headquarter of Working Label Records, where the entire album was conceived, produced and recorded.

In the tracklist there are 11 original songs, with original lyrics both in Italian and English, that give to this album a strong identity and an omogeneus sound.









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OUT IN SEPTEMBER 2018


LIVE 2018

march 9  ALCAZAR - Roma
march 10 EL BARRIO VERDE - Alezio (Le)
march 25 CANTINA DELLE STREGHE - Lecce
maj 4 "HUG" OFFICINA DEGLI ESORDI - Bari
jul 5 PIANO PIANO FESTIVAL - Lecce
jul 14 BX BATTITI - Trani
jul 27 VINO E' MUSICA - Grottaglie (br)
aug 11 MEDITERRANEA - Avetrana (Ta)
16 aug Francavilla Fontana (Br)
aug 17 Beija Flor - Santa Caterina (Le)
sept 20 Officine Cantelmo SEI Off Festival - Lecce, Italy FULL BAND
oct 22 Teatro Forma opening "Cory Wong" SOLO
1 nov Anche Cinema Royal - Bari
7 nov Auditorium Parco della Musica - Roma FULL BAND
9 nov Cluster Music & co - Cosenza
16 nov Teatro della posta vecchia - Agrigento
17 nov Ridotto dello spasimo / Blue Brass - Palermo
8 dec Vinyl Day - Manifatture knos - Lecce
27 dic Nuova Ferramenta Arci - Lecce

BIOGRAPHY
Pianist, composer, arranger, sound engineer, performer. From a very young age he began a multi-instrumental path which took him through performance on drums, violin, clarinet, percussion, guitar, bass, singing, ensemble music, choral workshop and piano; over the years he deepens the study of Jazz Harmony with Maestro Luigi Bubbico.
He studied with Maestro Fabrizio Puglisi, Greg Burk, John Taylor, Paolo Silvestri, Tim Berne, Enrico Rava, Tomaso Lama, Diana Torto, Roberto Rossi, Massimo Morganti, Massimo Greco, Walter Paoli, Stefano Paolini, Barend Middlehoff. In 2017 he obtained a three-year degree in Jazz Piano at the G.B. Martini Conservatory (Bologna).
In 2013 he graduated at the Sae Institute in Milan as Sound Engineer, a qualification that gave him the opportunity to collaborate with many artists. He is currently Head Engineer for the independent label Workin' Label through which he has carried out several study and live activities collaborating with many musicians, such as Gaetano Partipilo and the Contemporary Five, Luca Alemanno, Simon Moullier, Nicola Conte, Fabrizio Bosso, Gegè Telesforo, Anthony Fung, Redi Hasa & Mirko Signorile, Raffaele Casarano, Francesco Guaiana, Umberto Tricca, Attilio Berni, Simona Severini, Emanuele Coluccia, Dario Congedo, Irene Scardia, Giacomo Riggi, Gabrio Baldacci.
In 2013 he performed on the prestigious stage at the "Locomotive Jazz Festival", accompanying the saxophonist Attilio Berni on drums in a quartet. 
In 2014 he founded the jazz quartet Gsus 4tet (debut album will be released in 2018) together with young talents Giacomo Ferrigato, Vyasa Basili and Youssef Ait Bouazza. The group is finalist at the "Festival dei Conservatori di Frosinone" 2014. In the same year he played at the Bologna Jazz Festival with the "Bologna Conservatoire Big Band".
In 2015 he was one of the finalists of the "Conad Jazz Contest" with "Gsus 4tet". They performed on the prestigious stage at Umbria Jazz
In the same year he composed the soundtrack for the documentary presented in the Exhibits of the port of Livorno.
He collaborates with the singer, pianist, arranger Carolina Bubbico. They have been performing on prestigious Italian stages (including Auditorium Parco della MusicaMedimex) and abroad (Luxembourg, Germany) since 2015. In 2015 he performed with the collective label "Workin 'Label" during the "Jazzit Festival" in Collescipoli.
Since 2015 he has enhanced his activity as a bassist taking part in projects including Orchestra Popolare Pugliese, BandAdriatica, Young Orchestra of Salento and Kids band performing on prestigious national stages: "74th Venice Film Festival", "Futura Festival" in Marche, "Tramonto all'Alba" in Rocca Imperiale).
In 2016 he is once again the finalist of the "Conad Jazz Contest" on the stage of Umbria jazz with Filippo Bubbico Trio and wins a scholarship to the Berklee Summer School 2017 at "Umbria Jazz Clinics".
In 2016 he founded together with Davide Benincaso and Vincenzo Messina the trio of electroacoustic music WELL IN CΔSE with which he publishes, records and performs the debut EP, made up of 5 original songs. In 2017 the trio is finalist at the "Arezzo Wave Emilia Romagna" and at the "Sibiu Jazz Festival" in Romania.
He works privately as a piano, ensemble music and audio engineering teacher and trainer with students of all ages. 

In 2017 he starts a personal project with which he explores new sounds, from powerful funk grooves to dreamlike beats searching for the maximum potential expression. Harmony, rhythm and melody are the beating heart of his live. The set is composed from keyboard, battery, voice and computer. 
The project feeds on some collaboration with his sister, the singer Carolina Bubbico and Vincenzo De Stradis, young talent formed with Diana Torto. The line up is completed with the electric bass player Federico Pecoraro and the drummer Dario Congedo
In 2017 he released two original songs "Milicia" and "Kyu", two singles from the upcoming debut album, released in September 2018.

Records collaborations:
- "Well in C∆se" Ep di Well in C∆se Workin' Label 2016
- "Sotto Controllo" Clara Romita (Workin 'Label, IRD) // Musician, Head engineer
- "Una Donna" Carolina Bubbico (Workin 'Label, IRD) // Musician, mixing engineer
- "Land(E)scape" Pasquale Buongiovanni & New Flesh Project // mixing engineer
- "Un po’ di silenzio" Incomodo // Head engineer
- "Unplugged" Incomodo // Head engineer
- "La mia voce" Cristiana Verardo (Workin 'Label, IRD) // Co-production of the track "L’amore di Gertrude"
- "WELL IN CΔSE" WELL IN CΔSE (Workin 'Label) // Composer, musician, head engineer
- "Gsus" Gsus 4tet (Workin 'Label) release '18 // Composer, musician, head engineer
- Production of the single "Vento" (Workin 'Label, IRD) // Head engineer

Along with the musical career he attended the theatrical laboratory held by the director Tonio De Nitto for 5 years. This introduced him to the world of theater and started to collaborate with: "Dance-House Accademia di Milano" as composer and arranger of two dance theater performances; "Factory Compagnia Transadriatica" for the creation and adaptation of stage music and post-production ("Ubu re", "Tartufo", "Trip, viaggio nel Salento"); in 2013 he created the music for the show "Animal Skin" along with the dancer choreographer Antonio Carallo; in 2014 he collaborates with the director Rubidori Manshaft for the audio post-production of the international show "12 parole 7 pentimenti"; in 2016 he collaborates within the "KIDS" review for the creation and live performance of the music by "Mattia e il nonno" with the actor Ippolito Chiarello at the Ammirato Culture House in Lecce.