Simone Vimercati - biography
His passion is Jazz, but he loves
contaminations: from Jazzdance, Soul, Latin, Funk,
Bossanova and Soundtracks to the new sounds of New Jazz,
New Bossa ed ElectroJazz.
In 2004 he cooperated with Lifegate Radio as
author and selector for the radioshow Blend of Jazz.
Since 2005 he has been producing Jazz It Up !!!
a selection of
rare tracks old and new steeped in Jazz, Soul and new
rhythmes that over the years has been played on the web
radios Radiopellenera (Milan - Italy), RadioZerogravity (Milan - Italy), Dance & Soul (Singapore), Canora Radio (Madrid - Spain), Gaudeamus (radio of Kaunas University
of Technology – Lithuania), Cutradio (Milan – Italy) end on
He also worked with the Right
Tempo label on the
selection for The Platinum Compilation, and he
took part to the Possibilities conference as
speaker. This event was organised by Gege’ Telesforo’s
Edition during the MEI
2006 (indipendent labels’ meeting), dedicated to the new
music realities, festivals and productions of Italian
and European Jazz.
His dj-sets recall the eclectic attitude of Jazz It
Up !!! with a new mixture of dance sounds going
from Latin to Dancefloor Jazz, from Soul to Funk, from
Acid Jazz to Nu Jazz.
During the years, he has played in various clubs/venues
Blue Note (Milano), ATM (Milano), Smith Of Smithfield
(London), Camino (London), Messin' Around c/o Connie
Douglas (Milano), restaurant Cassina Pelada (Intimiano,
Como), Il Circolo (Mariano Comense, Como), Kunsthalle
exhibition art (Locarno, Switzerland), Frida Cafè
(Milano), Gheroarte (Corsico, Milano), Humus Club
(Biassono, Monza), Must (Milano), Boca Barranca (Marina
di Ravenna), Bar Chiuso (Moleto, Alessandria), Freak Bar
(Milano), Cafeteria (Bergamo), Bacco & Tabacco
(Monza), Goganga (Milano), Sottomarino Giallo (Milano),
Novara Jazz Festival, Il Cortile Cafè (Novara), Blues
Cafè (Novara), Sottonove (Milano), Triennale Bovisa
(Milano), Shocking Club (Milano), aperitivi Campari c/o
Triennale (Milano), Zoom
(Milano), Vogue Fashion
Night, Milano Jazzin' Festival (Milano),
Jazid c/o Vinile (Milano), Cielo Dining-Bar (Dalmine,
Bergamo), 4Cento (Milano), Blacktronic c/o Bonaventura
(Milano), CA' (Novara).
He was resident dj and promoter at Fermata Jazz, organisation of live
event and Jazz dj sets for the club.
Actually is resident dj and promoter
Session a montly one night that take place every
last friday at Vinile (Milan).