For many years, Alberto Braida has been active as pianist, improviser and composer.

He has collaborated and played with musicians such as Liz Albee, Ab Baars, Antonio Borghini, John Butcher, Cristiano Calcagnile, Günter Christmann, George Cremaschi, Wilbert De Joode, John Edwards, Lisle Ellis, Massimo Falascone, Wolfgang Fuchs, Ig Henneman, John Hughes, Hans Koch, Peter Kowald, Giancarlo Locatelli, Paul Lovens, Paul Lytton, Edoardo Marraffa, Phil Minton, Filippo Monico, Larry Ochs, Gino Robair, Wadada Leo Smith, Fabrizio Spera, Michael Thieke, Luca Venitucci, Frances-Marie Uitti, Jack Wright and many other.

He played at the Vision Festival (New York), Umbrella Festival (Chicago), Improvised and Otherwise Festival (New York), Total Music Meeting (Berlin), Tasten Festival (Berlin), Uncool Festival (Poschiavo), Taktlos Festival (Zurich), Interactivity 05 (The Haag), Music Unlimited Festival XIX (Wells), Konfrontationen (Nickelsdorf), Podring (Biel), Risonanze (Venezia), Controindicazioni (Rome), Free Radicals at the Red Rose (London), , Festival milanese della musica d'improvvisazione (Milano), Pulsi (Milano), ContemporaneaMente (Lodi) and in many other venues within the United States and Europe .

 

DISCOGRAPHY

nel margine

Giancarlo Locatelli, clarinets

Alberto Braida, piano

Red Toucan - RT 9346

 

 

in time

Alberto Braida, piano-spinet

Günter Christmann, cello-trombone

explico 16

 

Eco d'alberi

Edoardo Marraffa, saxophones

Alberto Braida, piano

Antonio Borghini, bass

Fabrizio Spera, drums

PRCD 4054

Red Shift

Edoardo Marraffa, saxophones

Alberto Braida, piano

setola di maiale SM1870

 

Piovono bici

Smonta tutto

G. Locatelli, clarinets-bells- percussion

A. Braida, piano-prepared piano-percussion

G. Robair, drums-percussion-Blippoo Box

Rastascan BRD 066

Big Margotta (lp)

Giancarlo Locatelli, clarinets

Alberto Braida, piano

Brokenresearch 045

Seamlessly

Melly's Tree

Alberto Braida, piano

Antonio Borghini, bass

Cristiano Calcagnile , drums

setola di maiale SM1630

a brush with dignity

Weightless

Alberto Braida, piano

John Butcher, tenor and soprano saxophones

John Edwards, bass

Fabrizio Spera, drums

Clean Feed, CF 154

talus

Alberto Braida

piano solo

nuscope recordings

cd 1022

re:start

Alberto Braida, piano-objects

Massimo Falascone, saxophones-crackle box-ipod-live electrinics

Filippo Monico, drums-percussion-flute

setola di maiale SM1470

reg erg

Alberto Braida, piano

Wilbert De Joode, bass

RED TOUCAN records

RT 9332


MOBILE

Alberto Braida, piano

John Hughes, bass

BROKENRESEARCH - 2006

di terra

Alberto Braida, piano

Lisle Ellis, bass

Fabrizio Spera, drums

Nu Bop records 2 - 2005

DUE

Giancarlo Locatelli, clarinets

Alberto Braida, piano

Z-rec GLAB1 - 2004

OUED

Alberto Braida

piano solo

Z-rec AB1 - 2004

 

ORA!

RARA ensemble

Giancarlo Locatelli, clarinets

Alberto Braida, piano

Gianfranco Tedeschi, bass

Fabrizio Spera, drums

Z-rec RARA1 - 2004

 

 

ARIA

Giancarlo Locatelli, clarinets

Alberto Braida, piano

Peter Kowald, bass

free elephant 004 - 2004

tripwire

Lars Scherzberg, alto saxophone

John Hughes, bass

Jeff Arnal, percussion

*Alberto Braida, piano

*Giancarlo Locatelli, clarinets

*track 3

generate records

GEN 07 - 2002

 

 

Audiology

11 groups live in Berlin

TOTAL MUSIC MEETING 2001

*Alberto Braida, piano

*Giancarlo Locatelli, clarinets

*track 6

all a division of FMP

002 - 2002d

 

diciannove calefazioni

Giancarlo Locatelli, clarinets

Alberto Braida, piano

Takla records 2 - 1999

trio 97

Alberto Braida, piano

Tito Mangialajo Rantzer, bass

Carlo Virzi, drums

cmc 9974-2 - 199

 

 

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