"I'm enjoying listening to your music so very much Joani, I love that elegant sound, and the take5 video is stunning. I really hope we could cross our musical paths someday in the future.
With admiration, all the very best in music and life!
Performances in many outstanding theatres and jazz-clubs all over Italy, U.S.A., Germany, Austria, Croatia, Serbia, Hungary, Slovenia, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, UK, Israel, Greece.
International jazz festivals (UMBRIA JAZZ, ANCONA JAZZ, PESCARA JAZZ, JAZZ'N FALL, MILANO ESTATE, IVREA EUROJAZZFESTIVAL, SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN MUSIK FESTIVAL (Germany), JAZZ TIME RJIEKA (Croatia), STELLA ARTOIS Zagreb (Croatia), Tel Aviv Jazz Festival (Israel), and many others.
Many radio and television's interviews and concerts broadcasted by italian RAI, DeutschlandRadio, BayernRadio, Croatian Televition, Israel Radio and Television, etc.
Best New Talent in Italy (Rome 1989) in a competition organized by Rome's most prominent jazz-club: the “Music Inn” and Best New Emerging Italian Jazz Group (Forli' 1990) along with saxophonist Pierpaolo Pecoriello at the 7th annual Forli' Jazz Competition.
Basically a self taught musician and a natural talent, his exposure to jazz began very early with performances by his father, a pianist himself; subsequently studied piano in 1981- 82 at the Siena Jazz Clinics, and in New York with James Williams and Larry Willis, two of his main piano influences and mentors.
Collaborations with international musicians like Charles Tolliver, Jimmy Owens, Ray Mantilla, Jimmy Knepper, Steve Turre, Lee Konitz, John Mosca, Tony Scott, Joe Magnarelli, Bobby Durham, Ulf Radelius, Kim Parker, Keith Copeland, Virginia Mayhew, Robert Anchipolovsky, Jure Pukl, Dima Grodsky, Miles Griffith, Larry Willis, Buddy De Franco, Phil Woods, Deborah Brown and many others.
Teacher at the “Manager of Music Communication” 1st level Master 2004 at the G.D’Annunzio University in Chieti.
Mentor in Jazz Piano at the 2004 edition of “Jazzinty” Workshop in Novo Mesto (Slovenia).
His most recent projects includes a piano-duet together with piano giant Larry Willis, with several concerts and a recording, and the Miles Griffith & Tony Pancella Trio which performed extensively and recorded all over Europe, USA and Middle East for nine years.
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Thank you so much for your kind message and I would like to wish you all the best in this Holiday Season and have a happy and wonderful New Year full of love,joy and blessings. I feel honored to be in your company together with all the other superb musicians on the Jazz Network Worldwide. I love your music.
Keep in touch,
All my best,
My husband studies medicine in Italy and he has many friends there.We hope to go back and visit your beautiful Country.
Thank you for accepting me. I love your music and your way of playing the piano!!!!
Bill Evans is one of my favourites and you must have been listening to him a lot yourself!!
So happy to have met you here.
The tune "Autumn Nocturne" and "La Mesha" is your compositions - right?? They're wonderful.
All the best in life
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