Dino Rubino “Gesuè”
Sicilian pianist and trumpeter Dino Rubino entered the top floors of Italian jazz by winning the Premio “Massimo Urbani” for Best New Talent in 1998. He also played in the band of Francesco Cafiso. In 2000, at the request of Furio Di Castri, Rubino participated in the Young Artists of Europe project, which, for a couple of years, saw him give concerts in Turin, Sarajevo, Israel, and Stockholm.
In 2011 Paolo Fresu called him to record for his label, Tŭk Music, for which he has made most of his albums, including his most recent one, “Gesuè”, dedicated to his father, and with the same lineup with which he plays this year at Umbria Jazz.
Rubino is a member of the trio of the Sardinian trumpeter for the “Tempo di Chet” and also performs in duo with him. He was involved in many live and record projects of Fresu. Rubino has also worked with Emanuele Cisi on the beautiful album of the Turin saxophonist dedicated to Lester Young and presented his “On Jazz Trio” project at the Galleria Nazionale dell’Umbria at Umbria Jazz, again with Cisi and Paolino Dalla Porta on double bass. One of Rubino’s most riveting projects is his piano solo performance, set in the album “Roaming Heart”.