Nazareno Caputo

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Nazareno Caputo obtained the Diploma in Percussion Instruments, Cum Laudae and honors at the Conservatorio Cherubini (Florence).
He studied at the Accademia del Suono in Milan, where he attended the specialization courses in vibraphone with Andrea Dulbecco.
He attended also the Permanent Musical Research Laboratories, held by Stefano Battaglia at the Siena Jazz Academy. He attended several jazz seminars, including the Siena Jazz International Summer Workshop and Nuoro Jazz seminars (where he won two scholarships, including that one for best student in 2016).

Winner of various awards (appointed among the winners of the Jazzit Awards 2018 in the vibraphone category and awarded Top Jazz 2021 as best new talent by Musica Jazz magazine), he appeared as a sideman in several projects, including Umberto Tricca’s Moksha Pulse and Ferdinando Romano’s Totem, and has created several duo collaborations. In the field of chamber music he partecipated as member of various formations, among them: ONJGT (Italian national orchestra of young talents) Stefano Battaglia Tabula Rasa Ensemble, Ensemble de Angelis, Bruno Tommaso Jazz Workshop,

He records as leader of the project PHYLUM the first album of the formation, which sees Ferdinando Romano on double bass and Mattia Galeotti on drums. The album received great attention nationally and internationally, being awarded one of the best debuts of 2021 by the review The New York City Jazz Record and included in Top Jazz (best record category of 2021) by Musica Jazz magazine.

He graduated in architecture at the University of Florence and his musical research is flanked by architectural research.