About Sade Mangiaracina
Sade Mangiaracina was born in Castelvetrano (Sicily) in 1986. At the age of six she began
studying classical piano which he continued until he was 18, winning in these years several
national and international competitions, including an important recognition by UNESCO
after a concert in Athens. After graduating from high school, she moved to Rome to study
jazz music at the “Percentomusica school” directed by Massimo Moriconi where she
graduated in 2007 with honors, continuing her jazz studies at the Conservatory of Santa
Cecilia with the master Danilo Rea.
In these years she took part in many musical projects, recording several records also under
his own name. In 2013 she began working with Simona Molinari, with whom she toured in
many countries around the world in the most important theaters and jazz clubs in New York,
Moscow, Paris, Tokyo and at the Cannes Film Festival.
Always with the jazz singer-songwriter she performs in Italian theaters and in auteur
festivals such as Premio Tenco, Umbria Jazz, Premio Lunezia, Musicultura festival. She
opens the concerts of the Italian tour of Dionne Warwick playing in major national theaters.
During these years, in addition to the collaboration with the Tuscan singer-songwriter
Amara, who brought her to play on the prestigious stage of the Ariston Theatre for the
Sanremo Festival, she collaborated with several internationally renowned jazz musicians
such as Greg Osby, Fabrizio Bosso, Giovanni Tommaso, Massimo Moriconi, Luca Aquino,
K.J.Denhert, Francesco Bearzatti.
Sade starts collaborating with the Med Free Orkestra, works with the Alghero singer Franca
Masu and with A'lmara the Arab and Mediterranean women Orchestra with artists coming
from Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey, Syria, Kenya, Italy, Jordan. In 2018 she releases her album "Le
mie Donne" produced by trumpeter Paolo Fresu for his record label Tǔk Music, in trio with
Gianluca Brugnano and Marco Bardoscia. The trio performs in important Italian festivals
and exhibitions. The year 2021 sees the release of a disc with the Med Free Orkestra in which
she worked as a pianist, but also as an author and arranger of songs and the publication of
"Madiba" (always for Tǔk) dedicated to Nelson Mandela that collects the highest critical