DOCTOR 3 was born in 1997. Jazz The band can rely on a deep and mutual bond, both human and musical, that plays a crucial role in the success of this amazing project. Rea and Pietropaoli debuted together in 1975 with “Trio di Roma” (with Roberto Gatto). After that they shared many experiences, among which the one of “Lingomania” is to be mentioned. Pietropaoli and Sferra instead developed their reciprocal understanding through the concert “Space Jazz Trio” of Enrico Pieranunzi, a band that in its ten years of life collected countless awards. ep2ds17 The first album “The Tales Of Doctor 3” recorded for V.V.J. has the characteristic of coupling music with fantastic tales that accompany the 13mss listener through a musical journey. It was awarded the “Premio Arrigo Polillo” promoted by the specialized magazine “Musica Jazz” as the best Italian jazz CD of 1998. Their second album “The songs remain the same” (V.V.J.) was published in October 1999 and awarded as the 2007 best Cd of 1999 by the magazine “Musica e dischi”. On 2001 they published their third CD “Bambini Forever” (V.V.J.) and “Live and More” (enclosed to a special issue of “Musica Jazz” magazine). On june 2003 they published “Winter Tales” (V.V.J.), a double CD recorded live at Umbria Jazz Winter on dec. 2002. In 1999, 2001 and 2003 Doctor 3 was awarded as “Best Italian band” by the magazine “Musica Jazz”. In november ’99 they were invited at the “Bejing Jazz Festival”. In january 2001 Doctor 3 performed at theTownHall in New York with “Umbria Jazz Italian All Stars”. In december 2002, in Rome, Doctor 3 performed with dancer Daniel Ezralow. In 2003 they participated at July 17, at 9:00pm the “S.Francisco Jazz Festival”, later on they were invited at Jazz Festivals in Serbia, Brazil and Tunisia. DANILO REA. Piano. Born in Vicenza in 1957. Very young he moves to Roma and attends the conservatory obtaining the diploma in Classical piano. In 1975 debuts with Enzo Pietropaoli and Roberto Gatto. Among the main collaborations, he performed and recorded with Chet Baker, Lee Konitz, Steve Grossman, Bob Berg, Phil Woods, Michael Brecker, Art Farmer, Billy Cobham, Aldo Romano, Tony Oxley, Dave Liebman, Bobby Hutcherson, Gato Barbieri, Joe Lovano, Curtis Fuller, Kenny Wheeler, John Scofield, Randy Brecker. He is also much demanded in the Italian Pop Music field where he has a very prestigious curriculum having recorded and performed with artists like Mina, Domenico Modugno, Pino Daniele, Claudio Baglioni, Gianni Morandi, Fiorella Mannoia, Renato Zero, Riccardo Cocciante and many others. In 1989 he performed as a soloist for the “Requiem per Pierpaolo Pasolini” under the direction of Zoltan Pesko. He played in France, Austria, Switzerland, Serbia, Turkey, Holland, Spain, Finland, Norway, England, USA, India, Senegal, Australia, Tunisia, Brazil and China. His last and solo album “Lost in Europe” has been published in November 2000 and was recorded during his last European tour live. ENZO PIETROPAOLI. Double Bass. Born in Genova in 1955. In 1961 he moves to Roma and debuts professionally in 1975 with Danilo Rea and Roberto Gatto (“Trio di Roma”). He performed with many Italian bands; among these the trio with Enrico Pieranunzi(1988-1989 Best Italian group, Top jazz) and Lingomania (1987 Best Italian group, Top jazz), and with Enrico Rava with whom he recorded the album Rava/Fresu “Shades of Chet” awarded as the best jazz Cd of 1999, Top jazz. As a sideman he performed and recorded with many significant musicians as Chet Baker, Lester Bowie, Woody Shaw, Kenny Wheeler, Bob Berg, Michael Brecker, Lee Konitz, Archie Shepp, Phil Woods, Toots Thielemans, Richard Galliano, John Abercrombie, John Scofield, Joe Pass, Pat Metheny, Ginger Baker, Han Bennink, Billy Cobham, Kenny Clarke. He performed in Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, Spain, U.K., Denmark, Holland, Belgium, Luxemburg, Serbia, Canada, U.S.A, Brazil, Senegal, Israel, China, Maroc, Etiopia, Kenia, Tunisia. His discography can count on almost 70 albums. As a band leader he recorded 4 CD: "Orange Park" Gala record 1989 (with Paolo Fresu - Maurizio Giammarco - Enrico Pieranunzi - Danilo Rea - Umberto Fiorentino - Roberto Gatto), "To" Sentemo 1992 (with Enrico Rava and the string quartet "Insieme Strumentale di Roma") and "Stolen Songs" splasc(h) 1998 (with Maria Pia De Vito - Battista Lena - Glauco Venier - Roberto Dani), “Urban Waltz” Via Veneto Jazz 2000 (with “Pietropaoli Modern Syncopators”; Gabriele Mirabassi – Marcello Sirignano – Marcello Di Leonardo). FABRIZIO SFERRA. Drums. Born in Roma in 1959. In 1979 he debuts professionally with West Trio, together with his brother Aldo. In the following years he makes a name for himself in the jazz scene performing with prestigious artists both Italians and foreigners like Chet Baker, Lee Konitz, Johnny Griffin, Toots Thielemans, Pat Metheny, Joe Pass, Kenny Wheeler, Massimo Urbani, Maurizio Giammarco, Enrico Rava, Giovanni Tommaso, Franco D'Andrea, Rita Marcotulli, Antonello Salis. From 1983 until 1992, he joins together with Enzo Pietropaoli, the “Space Jazz Trio” of Enrico Pieranunzi (Best Italian Band 1988, Musica Jazz). He performed in Germany, France, Denmark, Holland, Serbia, Canada, USA, India, Singapore, China, Tunisia, Lettonia and Brazil. He recorded about 30 albums. He teaches at the "Accademia Romana Di Musica".