Attilio Terlizzi

Les Forces Majeures

Attilio Terlizzi

About

Paiste Artist Since
September 2021

Nationality
France

Main Affiliation
Les Forces Majeures

Other Affiliations
François Dumont D’Ayot Quartet
Siiilk
Orchestre National d’Auvergne

Website
www.attilioterlizzi.com

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Biography

Regarded as one of the young talents of his generation, Attilio Terlizzi he began his studies at the "Niccoló Piccinni" conservatory in Bari where he obtained a master's degree in Percussion with full marks and honors in the class of Luigi Morleo. He later perfected with M. Rosen, M. Quinn, L.H. Stevens, N.J. Zivkovic, Jean-Luc Rimey-Meille and at the Geneva Conservatory of Music with Jean Geoffroy, William Blank and Yves Brustaux. Winner of national and international competitions such as the "1st European Music Compétition - PAS", and of the "Don Matteo Colucci" competition, he was the winner of the prize for best young jazz talent at the 5th edition of Tremplin Suivez 'le Jazz, France. Internationally renowned composers have dedicated works to him such as “Concerto Fuoco’’, Concerto n° 2 for marimba and Orchestra by Emmanuel Séjourné, “Oltre LaLinea di Fuoco 4’’ concerto for marimba and orchestra by Luigi Morleo; “Differentes Activités’’ Concert for Multi-Percussions and Orchestra by Jean Luc Rimey-Meille, “Lames et Soufflet’’ for marimba and accordeon by Yves Verne and “Narvik” for Marimba and Piano by Tristan Ikor. He has performed on the occasion of major international festivals such as Jazz à Vienne, Festival Boulez, Jazz à la Villette Paris, Les Folles Journées de Nantes, Aosta Classica, Festival Berlioz, La Chaise Dieu, Carnavalcade-Paris, Festival Manca, Jazz à Beaune, Jazz à Vaison la Romaine, Jazz à Couches, Talos Festival, Vaulx Jazz, Fort en Jazz, Jazz à Juan. He has prestigious collaborations with major orchestras among which: Les Forces Majeures, Orchestre Nationale d’Auvergne, Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain, Chorale Franco-Allemande de Lyon, Orchestre Festival Philharmonique, Orchestre des Pays de Savoie, Orchestre du Théatre Petruzzelli, La Banda de Ruvo di Puglia (dir. Pino Minafra), La Piccola Orchestra Avion Travel. He was founder of the "Beat Onto Jazz Festival", Bitonto (Bari, Italy); Festival « Tapage », Lyon (France) and is currently artistic director of the "Percutonic" Festival, international percussion meetings of the Auvergne region, France. He has recorded about twenty records and has collaborated with the labels Sony, Warner/Erato, Musea Records, Vs Records, Wide Sound, Label Equipe, Zerobelow, Vitamin Records, François Dhalmann, Editions Lugdivine, Label Frappe, Atoutzic Records, etc. He is currently full professor of the percussion chair at the National Conservatory of Music, Dance and Theater of Clermont Ferrand.

Setup Cymbals

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    Sizes: 14", 16", 18"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Exotic, warm, trashy. Medium range, complex mix. Fast, responsive feel, fairly quick decay. An explosive Crash cymbal with a strong, low wash for unique effects in many styles of music.

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    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dark, dry, woody. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft, responsive feel. Full, warm, open sound. Loose, soggy chick sound. Perfectly suited for traditional swing patterns, but also well usable for other acoustic styles like Blues, Country, Soul or Gospel.

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    Sizes: 20"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Warm, mellow, crystal-like. Medium range, fairly clean mix. Very balanced and controlled feel. A pearly, woody stick sound paired with a silvery wash. A very sensitive cymbal perfectly suited for soft playing at lower volume level and studio application.

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    Sizes: 8", 10"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Warm, airy, snarling, silvery. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft feel with a very responsive, explosive splash sound. Low tuned effect cymbal for lively accents in moderate volume. Well suited for hand-playing. Vinnie Colaiuta explains: “They are sweet, they are these kind of punctuation marks in the background.”

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    Sizes: 20", 22"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dark, crisp, warm, rich, open. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Very responsive feel, quick attack. A nice and crispy stick sound supported by a strong, open and dark shimmering wash. Perfect control. Well suited for all styles of music that require great dynamics and full-bodied ride sound.

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    Sizes: 20", 22", 24"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, soft, warm, deep. Medium wide range, complex mix. Buttery feel, very responsive. Fine stick sound with hints of silver and wood over a broad, low-pitched warm, deep, multilayered wash. Wide, warm, full crash sound. Very lively, controllable. Multifunctional cymbal for refined ride playing and swelling, deep crashes. Also well suited for mallet playing mallets.

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    Sizes: 10"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Bright, clear, warm. Fairly narrow range, clean mix. Explosive response. Dynamic splash cymbal for fine to medium strong accents in various musical styles.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 10"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Warm, airy, breathy. Medium range, complex mix. Very explosive response with quick decay. Soft feel. A fast, light accent effect cymbal for many musical styles.

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