Ivano Leva:swas born in Naples in 1975. He graduated in piano at the Conservatory of Campobasso under the guidance of Maestro A. Brucher, Jazzstudies with M ° F. Tape is perfect for the Siena Jazz Seminars (thanks to three grants from '96 to '98) with E. Pieranunzi and F. D'Andrea. In '98, in particular,named the best young talent of jazz schools belonging to the Italian IASJ(International Association of Jazz Schools), participates in the International Seminars directed by Dave Liebman and with jazz musicians such as M.Giammarco, F. Di Castri, P. Fresu, J. Taylor, M. Large, and others. Activeprofessionally since the mid-90s, includes experiences in all sorts of music. On thejazz side prefers to move with more organic in its own name (leader of the trioAbsence, with D. Edwards and L. De Lorenzo), participating in concerts in majorfestivals in the industry (Siena Jazz, Jazz Teggiano, Ontario Jazz FestivalKaterinburg - Ukraine-etc ...) COLLABORATION: A. Onorato, S. Tatafiore, F. Bongusto (for "Telethon 2002");S. Guide (Sanremo Festival 2004); A. Carat (platinum in 2005), Enzo De Caro, M.Troisi, Daniele Sepe, Solis Strings Quartet; J. Senese, M. Colasurdo, "white Night2007" Rome. Roberto Ciotti and Lello Panico, Mississippi Blues, Blues Aventine;Festival Musicalea-Palermo, S. Tranchina, A. Solimene; G.D 'Adam M. Sannini; U.Muselli; TOBO (Italian big-band blues)..