In l998, he began a new project with The Ark Ensemble, in collaboration with the group’s percussionist, Pino Basile. As well as his work as a musician, Altamura also dedicates much of his time to the composition of music for theater, films and documentaries. He has taught since l994 in various cultural centers,and holds yearly seminars on contemporary acoustic guitar techniques. He graduated from the University of Bologna’s Department of Music, with a thesis on music semiology.
Altamura has a number of discographic projects ----- some as soloist, some in a duet, others as part of a quartet,and also as an arranger. Standing out amoung his achievements is his latest CD produced by William Ackerman,(the founder of Windham Hill Records ) recorded in July 2004 in the Imaginary Road Studios, Vermont, U.S.A. Links and music available at www.imisound.com Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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