Get your Groove On


Get Your Groove On

It’s Me


It's Me

All of My Life


All of My Life

Cannonball


Cannonball
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Albums

 

2014: “Get Your Groove On,” recorded in Los Angeles – Gianni reaches the top of the list of the most popular saxophonists in the States.

2011: “Souls United” recorded in Amsterdam. The album has received excellent feedbacks, entering in different American charts (Billboard chart, Smoothjazz.com, Smoothindiestar.com, etc).

International artistic
collaborations

 

Ami Stewart, Carl Anderson, Kid Creole & the Coconuts, Ricky Lawson (Michael Jackson, Witney Houston), Alex Al (Michael Jackson), Gerald Albright, Dave Koz, Jeff Lorber, Greg Manning, Michael Lington, James East, Brad Rambur, Bono (U2), Sting, Andrea Bocelli and Zucchero Fornaciari, Ricky Lawson (Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Phil Collins), Alex Al (Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Herbie Hancock), Sheldon Reynolds (Earth Wind & Fire), Kirk Whalum, Jeff Lorber, Kenya Hathaway, Selina Albright.

As the only Italian saxophonist, in 2013 he had the privilege of being part of the “Dave Koz & Friends at sea”, the coveted cruise sponsored by the famous saxophonist Dave Koz (the same has a “star” in the prestigious Walk of Fame in Hollywood) to which annually gathers the greatest exponents of contemporary American jazz.

Italian artistic
collaborations

 

Umberto Tozzi (since 2002), Andrea Mingardi (since 1997), Antonella Ruggiero, Spagna, Fausto Leali, Enrico Ruggeri, Ron, Amedeo Minghi, Iva Zanicchi, Gianni Morandi, Stadio, Barbara Cola , Katia Ricciarelli, Luisa Corna, Lucio Dalla, Marco Masini.

In chamber music he had many experiences in duo with pianists Carlo Guaitoli and Paolo Andreoli, performing in prestigious Italian stages such as “Ventidio Basso”, “Regio di Parma”, “Teatro Storchi” and many more.

TV Shows

 

Sanremo 2005, Pavarotti International, Roxy Bar, Video Italia, Help, Domenica In, Uno di Noi, Zecchino d’Oro, Un Disco per l’estate, Saint Vincent, Scalo 76, Domenica 5 and many others.

Teaching

 

Currently he holds master classes in Italy and abroad.

Education

 

2000: Diploma with honors at the “Vecchi-Tonelli Conservatory of Music” in Carpi (MO) – IT.