Fabrizio Spera

Since the end of the eighties Fabrizio Spera is active as musician and organizer in the field of experimental music with a special interest in free improvisation.

He played and collaborated with, among others: Mike Cooper, Peter Kowald, Wolfgang Fuchs, Otomo Yoshihide, Jon Rose, Tim Hodgkinson, Thomas Lehn, Jean Marc Montera, Tom Cora, Elio Martusciello, Conrad Bauer, Tristan Honsinger, Werner Ludi, John Butcher, John Edwards, Ab Baars, Rhodri Davies, Marc Wastell, Lol Coxhill, Chris Cutler, Mario Schiano, Giancarlo Schiaffini, Guido Mazzon, Sebi Tramontana, Martin Tétreault, Michel Doneda, Jérome Noetinger, Burkhard Beins Saadet Turkoz, Hans Koch, Martin Schuetz, Larry Ochs, Lisle Ellis, Wadada Leo Smith. Some of his current groups are Ossatura; Blast with Dirk Bruinsma, Frank Crjins, Paed Conca; Viktoria Frey (H. Eisler songs) with Sabina Meyer, Lauro Rossi, Fabrizio Puglisi; Lingua Wolfgang Fuchs with Thomas Lehn, Trio with John Butcher and John Edwards, RARA ensemble; Di Terra, trio with Alberto Braida and Lisle Ellis.

He played in festivals like: Controindicazioni (Rome, Italy), London Musician’s Collective (London, UK), Europa Jazz Festival (Noci, Italy), Musique Actuelle (Victoriaville, Québec), Angelica (Bologna, Italiy), Musique Action (Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy, France), Jazzhaus Festival (Cologne, Germany), Synthese (Bourges, France), Musique Innovatrices (Saint-Étienne, France), Humannoise Congress (Wiesbaden, Germany), Tampere Jazz Happenings (Tampere, Finland), Alternativa (Prague, Hungary), Fruits de Mhere (Mhere, France), Total Music Meeting (Berlin, Germany), Yokohama Jazz promenade (Yokohama, Japan), Nits de Musica (Barcelona, Spain), Ring Ring (Belgrade, Serbia), Mix 02 (Århus, Denmark), Densité (Fresnes en Woevre, France), November Music (Ghent, Belgium).


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Fabrizio Spera


  • Composer
  • Performer (drum kit, electronics)
  • Improviser

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