Angelo Valori is an Italian composer, producer and educator. He graduated from the conservatories of Pescara and L’Aquila, with focuses on composition and orchestra conducting. He achieved a Master in arranging and orchestration at Berklee Music. At a very young age he started writing compositions that have been performed at major European festivals and broadcasted by major European radio and television.
His ballet Cleopatra has been performed in 2008 at Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, the first jazz performance in an Italian Opera House.
His compositions are among others recorded on the CDs Notturno mediterraneo (Egea, featuring Gil Goldstein, Gabriele Mirabassi), Dove volano gli angeli (Wide-Sound, feat. Bob Mintzer, Fabrizio Bosso), and Il Caffè dalle Americhe (Wide-Sound, feat. Javier Girotto). He conducted the first world performance of Variations for Electric Bass and Strings, with John Patitucci.
Valori is a professor at the Music Conservatory in Pescara, where he has been the chair of Popular Music and Jazz Department, and teaches Pop/Rock Composition, Music Teory and Film Scoring.
He holds Lectures, Workshops and Concerts at Major Colleges and Universities such as: Berklee College of Music of Boston, Columbia College of Chicago, where he was invited in 2011 and 2014 as a "Guest Artist in Residence", KunstUniversitat of Graz, PopAkademie of Mannheim, Royal College of Stockholm, Conservatorium van Amsterdam. He is member of the AEC Learning Outcomes Working group.