Marco Motta

Mamud Band

MAMUD BAND  is an ensemble that in the last twenty years, mainly led by its founder Lorenzo Gasperoni, has distinguished itself in both the italian and international music scene through the composing creativity and the involvement of renowned solo artists.

We just mention the successful collaboration of the fabulous trumpet player Lester Bowie in 1998, the participation of famous italian jazz play…ers and the presence of the band in prestigious international festivals.

Greatly characterized by the impressive rhythmical section, with Lorenzo Gasperoni and Jacopo Pellegrini on percussions and Sergio Quagliarella on drums, this ensemble is today the result of an in-depth research in the vast heritage of african, brasilian, cuban, jamaican and afroamerican music and has enjoyed the contribution of musicians of an outstanding composing and performing caliber, such as Giovanni Venosta on keyboards, Alberto N. A. Turra on guitars, William Nicastro on electric bass, Marco Motta on sax baritone, Simone Maggi on trumpet, Paolo Profeti on sax contralto and Mr Bobcat on vocals.