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Carlos Zingaro

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Birth name  Carlos Alves
Instruments  Violin
Music director  The Jester
Occupation(s)  Musician
Name  Carlos Zingaro
Carlos Zingaro wwwpcpptjoomlaimagesstoriesfestaavantefesta
Genres  Free improvisation, Electronic
Role  Musician ยท
Albums  Spectrum, Cuts, Ba Kagpja, Western Front, Vancouver 1996, Cacus, Musiques De Scene
Similar People  Rodrigo Amado, Richard Teitelbaum, Peter Kowald, Ken Filiano, Evan Parker

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Carlos Zingaro (or Carlos "Zingaro" Alves, born 1948 in Lisbon, Portugal) is a Portuguese violinist and electronic musician active in free improvisation.


He studied classical music in Lisbon and began working with a number of leading improvisers in the mid-1970s, becoming one of the European top improvisers presently. He has worked with such musicians as Richard Teitelbaum, Joelle Leandre, Peter Kowald, Barre Phillips, Daunik Lazro, Derek Bailey, Jon Rose, Ken Vandermark, Ken Filiano, Rodrigo Amado, Ned Rothenberg, Rudiger Carl, Dominique Regef, Evan Parker, Annick Nozati, Theo Jorgensmann and Paul Lovens.

Zingaro has performed at new and improvised music festivals in Europe, Asia, and North America, produced several film scores, and collaborated with dance companies.

He is also a prolific illustrator and comics author.

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Selected discography

  • Andrea Centazzo Mitteleuropa Orchestra Doctor Faustus with Carlos Zingaro, Gianluigi Trovesi, Theo Jorgensmann, Albert Mangelsdorff, Enrico Rava, Carlo Actis Dato
  • The Space Between Carlos Zingaro, Rodrigo Amado, Ken Filiano for Clean Feed Label
  • Madly You Carlos Zingaro, Daunik Lazro, Joelle Leandre, Paul Lovens
  • "Beauvais Cathedral" Emanem 4061. Kent Carter.
  • "La contra basse" Le chant du monde. Kent Carter.
  • "Sweet Zee" hat Art 2010. Daunik Lazro.
  • "The Willisau suites" ITM Pacific 970077/Emanem 4105. Kent Carter String Trio.
  • "Once" Incus CD 04. Company R. Teitelbaum, Lee Konitz, Derek Bailey, Steve Noble, Tristan Honsinger, etc.
  • "Solo" in situ ADDA 590076.
  • "Ecritures" in situ 038. with Joelle Leandre.
  • "Cafe noir" GRRR 2019. Trio Pied de Poule.
  • "Pour garder l'adn en etat 110" GRRR 2020. With Un Drame Musical Instantane.
  • "Musiques de scene" BBB001CD.
  • "L'Histoire de Mme. Tasco" Hat art 6122. Canvas Trio J. Leandre, Rudiger Carl
  • "The arrow of time" Ano Kato Record 2005. Floros Floridis
  • "Periferia" in situ 164. With Daunik Lazro, J. Bolcato, Sakis Papadimitriou.
  • "Sound on stage part 1" Musicworks 58. With Joelle Leandre.
  • "Hallelujah, anyway: remembering Tom Cora" Tzadik TZ 760s. Tom Cora/Leo Smith/Richard Teitelbaum/Carlos Zingaro
  • "Lisboa! a soundscape portrait" ZP9401.
  • "Cyberband" Moers Music 03000 CD. Richard Teitelbaum. Fred Frith, George Lewis, Otomo Yoshihide, Tom Cora, etc.
  • "Golem" Tzadik 7105. Richard Teitelbaum. Shelley Hirsch, David Moss, George Lewis
  • "Hauts plateaux" Potlatch P 498. Duo with Daunik Lazro.
  • "Cuts" FMP CD 94. With Peter Kowald and Ort Ensemble.
  • "Moments" Music and Arts CD-999. Canvas Trio.
  • "Western Front" Vancouver 1996 hatOLOGY 513. Duo with Peggy Lee.
  • "Pifarely/Zingaro" in situ 167. Duo with Dominique Pifarely; part of 3CD box.
  • "Release From Tension" audEo 0197.
  • "Cenas de uma Tarde de Verao" Teatro Nacional D.Maria II TNDM II 001CD.
  • "Blood pool" AnAnAnA HHH 001. Track on compilation CD.
  • ">11>ways>to>proceed" For 4 Ears CD1035. Burgener/Teitelbaum/Muller/Zingaro.
  • " Joelle Leandre Project", Leo LR CD287. Richard Teitelbaum, Daunik Lazro, Paul Lovens, Marilyn Crispell
  • "The chicken check in complex" Leo LR CD340. Zingaro/Leandre/Tramontana.
  • "Total Music Meeting 2001: Audiology - 11 groups live in Berlin" A/L/L002. On two tracks on this compilation CD.
  • "25th NWM, Ninth World Music NWM0 25" CD. One track on compilation CD.
  • "Cage of sand" sirr.ecords sirr 2997. Solo violin and electronics.
  • "Music for strings, percussion & electronics" BF59. ZFP Quartet. Simon Fell, Marcio Mattos, Mark Sanders
  • "Grammar" Rossbin RS 019. Punctual Trio. Fred Lomberg-Holm, Lou Malozzi
  • "At the Le Mans Jazz Festival" Leo LR CD458/459. Joelle Leandre, Paul Lovens, Sebi Tramontana
  • Songs

    Pret a porto
    Vestido Vermelho
    The President of the United States
    Part 3
    Quadro 2
    Part 16
    Puzzle II
    Spectra 03
    Part 8
    Wide Around
    A Mulher Que Nao Sabia o Que
    Part 14
    Part 7
    Part 1
    Part 17
    Part 19
    Church 1
    Part 10
    Distant Travelers
    Part 2
    Part 4
    Spectra 02
    Part 18
    Part 12


    Carlos Zingaro Wikipedia

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