Born: September 19, 1979 Primary Instrument: Guitar
Gianni Salinetti is a musician grown in a world of sounds across the great masters of the past and the new waves of innovations bought in the last decades.
He began his path as a self-taught musician and continued his studies with great Italian musicians like Umberto Fiorentino, Fabio Zeppetella, Ramberto Ciammarughi, Dario La Penna, John Arnold.
His love for composition leads him to work mostly on original music , looking for a straight ahead and open language spacing from acoustic instruments to electronic textures.
He has worked and still does with many jazz musicians of the new scene in Rome and with other italian musicians like Luca Aquino, Paolo Botti, Raffaele Matta.
He recently recorded his first album as a leader, “Shifting Point” with John B. Arnold on drums, Manuel Magrini on Piano, Francesco Pierotti on bass and Raffaele Matta on guitar.
Personnel: Raffaele Matta: guitar and electronics; Paolo Botti: viola; Simone Mauri: bass clarinet; Gianni Salinetti: guitar; Nicolò Faraci: upright bass; Alessandro Blasi: drums.
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Willing to teach:
Gianni Salinetti works with important music schools in Rome, Italy. He also teaches guitar and jazz lab during the Fara Music Festival in Fara Sabina, Italy. For private lessons e-mail applies are welcome.