In the context of the inauguration of the new Primary School in Bologna via Marcelli di Numana, the International Accordion Prize will be present tomorrow (Tuesday 12th, 17.00), as the soundtrack of the event, a group of six members. These are five young elementary students of Ancona’s musical high school (Michele Matteo Morici on guitar, Giulio Santini on keyboards, Matteo Marabini on vibraphone, Daniele Marconi on bass and Zeno’s wife on drums) directed and accompanied by their accordion teacher, the master Giacomo Rotatori.
Giacomo Rotatori – was born in San Lorenzo in Campo (PU) in 1973. After graduating from the Pesaro Conservatory G. Rossini, he decides to dedicate himself to the accordion studio, instrument that plays as a child under the guidance of Master Sergio Scappini at the Verdi Conservatory of Milan where he graduated in 2008 with the highest marks. She also studied jazz with Simone Zanchini, from whom will inherit the accordion class at the Forlimpopoli Folk Music School. He has played in numerous festivals and events, and has participated in the production of the film The Night of Concert by director Marco Perrotta, which was presented in many film festivals in Italy and abroad. Other engravings, with the Amischa album in 2009 collaborating with Roberto Bartoli, receiveing the nomination at the 2010 Orfeus award in jazz music category. He has several projects at his disposal, with an intense artistic activity in Italy and abroad in various formations. The repertoire ranges different musical genres – classic, ethnic, jazz, tango – from original compositions for accordion (Lundquist, Bettinelli, Schamo, Semionov, Ferrari-Trecate, Lattuada, Scappini, Pozzoli) to the languages of the African American jazz tradition: Charlie Parker to a more melodic jazz typical of South American music, with contaminations and personal arrangements of various kinds.
He teaches at the musical institute Bettino Padovano di Senigallia, the school “Conoscendo” of Calcinelli (PU), the Sonart school in Pesaro, the Academy of Music in Ancona and from 2011 also at the musical high school Carlo Rinaldini (AN).
In parallel with the teaching and artistic activities he collaborates with Euphonia industry of Castelfidardo as a demonstrator.