Paolo Durante

Session Keyboardist, producer

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I'm A Keyboard Player 'till 94. i mostly play Black Music (Funk,Jazz,Blues, Reggae, Afrobeat, Soul, and more) but I like Pop and electronic too. I have a studio with many vintage and modern keyboards like: Minimoog, prophet6, Hammond, Wurli, Clavinet, Rhodes, sub37, Nord Keys, and many other equipment. I have a long experience in studio and live

4th place on JazzIt Awards 2020 in the Hammond section

Hammond, Keyboard player and Singer since 1994
Paolo “Pee Wee Durante” (Born June 3, 1975) is an Italian Piano, Hammond, keyboard Player and singer. He early begin studing classical piano. Soon he grow up playing Blues, Funk, black music, and become professional musician.
in 1995 begin his professional career with Nick Becattini an italian bluesman, playing with several american artists around Europe. In this professional period he discover the Hammond sound, and he starts to develop an organ technique and knowledge.
In 99 he create: Organic Groove, a band based on the Hammond sound, with the bass lines characteristic. The style is a mix of Funky, Blues, Beat, e more. Later he discover electronics, synths, computer on stage and the singing. Lately the sound take a more Rocky, Electro color.
In 2000 he begin to play with Dinamitri Jazz Folklore, a great band where they made a multi-etnic musical search mixing between jazz, Estern music, Afro sound, blues, Rock ... With this band he learn and develop the free improvvisation and The music used also for The theatrical art. They work infact with a theatre company and make performace live.
Actually he play around Europe with the Live Sound Agency and Other Management and teach Keyboards and Ensemble music in private schools, organizing Music Workshop.

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  • Stevie Wonder
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