About Me

Fabio Giachino is an award-winning jazz pianist that express himself through jazz and improvised music borders as musician and composer.

Eclectic Artist, he is considered to be one of the major talents appeared on the Italian scene of the last years.

Currently based in Turin which he adopted as his hometown he was born and raised in the beautiful hills of Alba practicing and learning music in the stunning landscape of the countryside.

His musical career has led him to perform in different countries all around the world such as Japan, U.s.a., Russia, Europe, Mexico, Middle East, Iran.

STUDIES

In parallel with his academic classical studies (Alessandria and Turin Conservatories) which led to two Master’s Degree in Organ Composition and Piano Jazz & Composition, he also took private lessons and workshops in Italy and abroad (NYC, Zurich, Detroit) with Antonio Faraò, Dado Moroni, Fred Hersh, Franco D’Andrea, Riccardo Zegna, Barry Harris, Joey Calderazzo, Scott Colley, Lionel Louke, Jeff Tain Watts, Hal Crook and Kurt Rosenwinkel.

He also had an internship exchange for some weeks attending the Wayne State University of Detroit.

 

 

AWARDS

  1. Special Prize M. Lama as “Best Pianist” Incroci Sonori Award 2008, related to the 11th Moncalieri Jazz Festival Edition

  2. 1st Prize M. Urbani International Competition 2011

  3. 1st Prize C. Bettinardi National Competition 2011

  4. 1st Prize Padova Porsche Award 2011 (Trio with D. Liberti and R. Bellavia)

  5. 1st Prize Barga Jazz Contest 2012 (Trio with D. Liberti and R. Bellavia)

  6. 1st Prize Fara Music Jazz Live 2012, “Best Band” and “Best Soloist” (Trio with D. Liberti and R. Bellavia)

  7. Special Prize as “Best Band” Bucharest International Competition 2014

  8. Artist in residency at the Italian Embassy in Copenhagen through “MIDJ Call 2016” (Italian Association of Jazz Musicians)

  9. New Jazz Generation 2021/2022 (selected for his new upcoming piano solo project “Limitless”)

ALBUMS

  • World expansion -G.Partipilo, F.Lomagistro, P.Magoni (Label "Prima o Poi" 2021)

  • Fabio Giachino (piano solo & live electronics) "Limitless" (CAM JAZZ 2021)

  • TUN TorinoUnlimitedNoise "New Door" (Jazz-o-tech 2021)

  • S. Blasioli 4tet "Conversation" (Davinci Records 2021)

  • G.Damico "Spherical Perceptions" (Play&Oracle Records 2020)

  • Fabio Giachino Trio (expanded) "At the Edges of the Horizon" (CAM JAZZ 2019)

  • TUN TorinoUnlimitedNoise "Jason" (Jazz-o-tech 2019)

  • L. Aquino "Italian Songbook" (ACT MUSIC 2019)

  • M. Piccirillo 4tet "No time No space and Between" (DDE Records 2019)

  • Fabio Giachino Trio (Danish) "North Clouds" (Tosky Records&Blueart Label 2017)

  • Fabio Giachino (piano solo) "Balancing Dreams" (Tosky records 2015)

  • A. Matveeva "Vocalese" (Puma Chan Records 2015)

  • Fabio Giachino Trio "Blazar" (Abeat records 2015) 

  • Fabio Giachino Trio "Jumble Up" (Abeat records 2014) 

  • M. Rolff 4tet "Scream" (BlueArt Label 2014)

  • Fabio Giachino Trio “Introducing Myself" feat. R. Giuliani (MusiCamdo Jazz Records 2012)

  • Animalunga "Market Polka" (2011, Zone Di Musica)

  • Jazz Accident "Playmobil" feat. F. Bosso (Abeat Records 2011)

  • Jazz Accident (2010 Emmeciessemusic) 

CONCERTS

In 2020 he performed with the italian trumpeter Luca Aquino at the “Fajir International Festival” of Teheran (Iran)

 

In summer 2020 and 2019 he played a duo concerts (Organ and Sax) with G. Murgia in the Bran’s church for Jazz at Bran Castle (Romania) and in Vienna (Austria), they are going to record an album together.

 

In 2019 he showed a preview about the new album in trio at the Edinburgh Jazz Festival (Scotland) in collaboration with The Turin Cultural Foundation.

 

In the same year he performed a Mexican piano solo tour playing in Mexico City at CENART, at the Italian Cultural Centre, and in Guanajuato at the Juarez Theatre.

 

In 2018 he did a Russian tour of twelve concerts among Moscow, S. Petersburg, Perm, Kaliningrad, Ekaterinburg, Penza, in collaboration with V.R. Agency.

 

In summer 2018 he has been invited to Japan for some concerts in Nagoya (Italia Amore Mio Festival) and in Tokyo (Italian Cultural institute and clubs)

 

In 2017 he was invited to perform at the Italian Institute of Culture in New York City, and at the Italian Institute of Culture in Beirut for two concerts related to the Summer Music Fest.

Also in 2017 he took part of an international project in Nepal performing the International Jazz day in Kathmandu and teaching at the local Conservatory.

 

In summer 2016 he was artist in residency at the Italian Embassy in Copenhagen for three months. During that period, he recorded a new album “North Clouds” with some of the best Danish musicians

including Benjamin Koppel on saxophone as special guest; the album was introduced in the Copenhagen Jazz Festival the following year.

 

In 2015 he represented the city of Turin with his trio for the Expo-To at the Italian institute of culture in Brussels and at the San Pau recinte Modernist in Barcelona.

 

In 2014 he performed with his trio in Prague at the Petrof Jazz Piano Festival.

In the same year the “Fabio Giachino Trio” played several concerts in Germany and Poland at Frankfurt, Karlsruhe, Stuttgart, Krakow.

COLLABORATIONS

Among his several collaborations some of the main musicians that Fabio performed with are:

Randy Becker, Dave Liebman, Fabrizio Bosso, Javier Girotto, Furio Di Castri, Flavio Boltro, Paolo Fresu, Rosario Giuliani, Maurizio Giammarco, Gavino Murgia, Luca Aquino, Max Ionata, Miroslav Vitous, Emanuele Cisi, Tiziana Ghiglioni, Roy Paci, Motel Connection, ENSI, Karima, Mariella Nava, Hindi Zahara, Tineke Postma, Aldo Zunino, Marco Tamburini, Benjamin Koppel, Patrice Heral.

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