Wikipedia : This day (February 10, 1961), in Berchidda, Sardinia (Italy), is born Paolo Fresu,an Italian trumpet and flugelhorn player.
Official Site : In 1996 he wins the best European musician with one of his compositions for ‘Académie du jazz’ of Paris and the prestigious Django dOr as best European Jazz Musician and in 2000 he is nominated Best Internationa Musician.
@last.fm : He has published several CDs with different ensembles (Paolo Fresu Quartet, Paolo Fresu Quintet, etc.) and in collaboration with various artists. He is very active touring and organizes the yearly Berchidda Jazz Festival in his native town in North Sardinia.
@Discogs : Notable were his collaborations with Ralph Towner, Uri Caine, Carla Bley and many others.Fresu also composes for movies, theater plays and other popular media.
Video : w/ Danilo Rea – La canzone di Marinella . w/ Omar Sosa – Under African Skies . w/ Daniele Di Bonaventura – Non Ti Scordar Di Me . Tutto Sul Trombettista Sardo . w/ Stefano Bollani – Lei (2011) . Miles Davis E Chet Baker A Confronto (2010) . w/ Ralph Towner – Regattabar (2010) . Rifugio Boé (2009) .