Ab Origine band is a world/ethnic music project from Italy, curated by Gianni Placido and focused on didjeridoo, percussions and electronics.
Ab Origine have produced 5 album and performed live all around Italy, Europe and Israel.
Some of their compositions have been used for documentary films.
Many musicians joined Gianni Placido’s dijeridoo in the Ab Origine ensamble: the Siberian multi-instrumentalist and virtuoso Vladiswar Nadishana, Giuseppe Dal Bianco (traditional wind instruments), Lorenzo Niego (darbuka), Lorenzo De Boni (jew’s harp), Riccardo Casaroli (drums), Cico Rossi (western africa drums), Pineal (electronic), Otto Wagner (sax and flute), Ivan Valentini (sax), Andrea Trapani (electric bass), Federica Di Leonardo (voice), Enrico Marani (electronic), Valerio Canè (theremin) and Nicolò Toschi (sitar), Francesco Gherardi and Ayub Noor Muhammad (tabla and daf).
The actual live set formation is composed by Gianni Placido (didjeridoo and bells) and Gabriele Gubbelini (live electronics).