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Among their most recent works are: There is also a cartoon character based on Bollani, named Paperefano Bolletta, who appeared for the first time in the Italian version of the Disney magazineDonald Duck pocket books Topolinoon September 22, Between and Bollani recorded 6 albums for French Label Bleu.

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Early life[ edit ] Bollani grew up in Florence where he began his studies in the Conservatorio Luigi Cherubini — which he graduated from in under the supervision of Maestro Antonio Caggiula — at the age of 6.

A few months later BollaniCarioca came out, recorded with important Brazilian artists. It also won the Platinum award after having sold seventy thousand copies.

Songs from Scandinavia At 15 he had already started to perform professionally. After getting his conservatory diploma in Florence in — and a short experience as a session musician with singers such as Raf and Jovanotti — he asserts himself in the world of jazz music, performing on stages like the Town Hall in New YorkScala in Milan and Umbria Jazz festival.

As a character, under the name of Paperefano Bolletta, he also appears in the weekly Topolino Mickey Mouseof which he is also appointed Ambassador.

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Bollani has also worked in theater, both as musician-actor and as composer. The album entered the pop charts ranking at number eight, making it the first ever classical music album in Italy to be included in the top ten.

He has been collaborating with Radio 3 as theme writer and player since The live album Orvieto is based on these performances. Directed and arranged by Geir Lysne, the concert became an album entitled Mediterraneo.

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In the same year, he played for the first time with American saxophonist Lee Konitz in TenderLee for Chet, and won the prize for best new talent awarded by Italian magazine Musica Jazz.

His inclination for experimenting beyond music also involves the world of publishing. Around these years Bollani also started playing with some of the most important Italian jazz artists: In BollaniCarioca comes out, an album created in collaboration with the greatest Brazilian artists: In he played a piano in a Rio de Janeiro favela: In two more albums came out: His collaboration with Enrico Rava, begun in and never suspended, with whom he has a chance to perform hundreds of concerts and releases 13 albums, proves to be essential.

After a short experience touring as a pop artist and after playing in the pop-rock band La Forma, since the mid-nineties he established himself in the jazz scene.

Among his particularly unconventional works are La gnosi delle fanfole, in collaboration with the singer-songwriter Massimo Altomare, created on texts by Fosco MarainiCantata dei Pastori Immobili, Oratorio musicale per quattro voci, created on texts by David Riondino and the album of Scandinavian songs Gleda Among his most recent productions: Next engagements are with Orchestra National de Radio France, Orchestre Philharmonique de Luxembourg with Gimeno conducting, Orchestra del San Carlo di Napoli with Zubin Metha and etc He starts to study piano at the age of 6 and he makes his first professional appearance when he is The following year the new album Live from Mars was released and the project Napoli Trip begins: In Piano Solo was released and the Italian magazine Musica Jazz awarded it the best album of the year and nominated Bollani for the best Italian musician of the year.