fiorenzo bodrato began his activity in torino during the nineties where he shares the stage with musicians such as: matteo negrin, emanuele cisi, tony scott, claudio chiara, diego borotti, roberto cecchetto, lauro rossi, beppe di filippo.
he forms his first quintet in 1998 “lokomotivkanarone” playing in clubs and festival in italy and france (lemans, mulhouse, belfort) and recording two cd of his compositions. in 2006 he gives birth to a trio including reedman carlo actis dato and drummer nicola stranieri and records two acclaimed cds “futile muziek” and, adding luca calabrese on trumpet and dario mazzucco on drums “mainscream five”.
he moves his base to siena in 2008 and get in touch with international jazz master playing with george garzone, john taylor, gerry bergonzi, john riley, aaron goldberg, pietro tonolo, danilo rea, enrico rava and marc ducret and studying with bassists eddie gomez, palle daniellson, drew gress, hein van de geyn, rufus reed. in 2012 plays with reedman francesco partipilo and drummer famoudou don moye in the ensemble 720degrees and records with andrea buffa quartet for leorecords.
he is associated of cmc records that since 1977 promotes concerts and recordings of creative improvisation in music.
notable performances with “lokomotiv kanarone” in fimu festival, belfort – france (2001. 2003, 2005) and le mans jazz festival (2005) at “festival di torino jazz a palazzo” every year from 1995 to 2000; with ljudas mockunas and arkadj goetesman at birstonas festival – lituania (2007); at festival jazz art&sound in torino with nando massimello quartet and asti musica con la hasta big band alberto mandarini ed emanuele cisi (1999) and jazz en pais big band with tony scott (2000), foggia jazz festival 2002; with izzet kizil, francesco bearzatti, giovanni falzone and toni kitanovsky preparing the biennale in skopje (2008), with nicola stanieri and carlo actis dato in briancon altitude (2008) and galliate (2009), with john taylor in sarteana jazz (2010)
radio tre rai “battiti”, mitteldeutsche rundfunk, student ljubliana, pukas vilnius, jazz today cambridge -uk
recordings as leader or co leader:
- lokomotiv kanarone 2003 (cmc-2004)
- fiorenzo bodrato trio – act no strange 2008 (cmc-2006)
- lokomotiv kanarone – lk2 2008 (cmc-2007)
- fiorenzo bodrato mainscream five 2009 (cmc-2013)
- fiorenzo bodrato futile muziek 2010 (cmc-2014)
- stefano battaglia, fiorenzo bodrato, andrea massaria, massimiliano furia 2013 (evilrabbitrecords)