About the tutor
Gianluca is a seasoned professional guitarist with over twenty-five years playing on both sides of the Atlantic. He holds a diploma from the Guitar Institute of Technology in Los Angeles and has performed alongside some of the biggest names in Italian music.
Gianluca’s session credits include stints with Piero Pelù, Eugenio Finardi, Fiordaliso, Grazia Di Michele and Tazenda. In the late 90s, he began a collaboration with Sardinian singer Andrea Parodi which lead to a tour and a live recording with guitar legend Al Di Meola and Israeli singer Noa, among many others Italian and international artists. Since moving to London in 2006, Gianluca has been writing for Guitar Techniques and teaching at the London’s ICMP. He performs regularly with different bands and combos in festivals and live venues in the UK and abroad. Gianluca recently recorded a guitar duo album (London Stories, 33Jazz) with fellow guitarist and friend Maciek Pysz, receiving many four star reviews.