Giovanni Falzone

Biography

Giovanni Falzone

From 1996 to 2004, Giovanni Falzone collaborated on a regular basis with the Giuseppe Verdi Symphonic Orchestra, Milan and had the opportunity to play with world famous directors and soloists such as Giuseppe Sinopoli, Claudio Abbado, Carlo Maria Giulini, Riccardo Chailly, Yutaka Sado, Luciano Berio, Vladimir Jurowski and Valery Giergev.

From 2004 onwards, Giovanni Falzone decided to dedicate himself solely to jazz music and since then has won many awards including ‘Best Talent” at the Umbria Jazz Clinics 2000, ‘Best New Talent’ at the Top Jazz 2004 awards and 2nd Prize in the “European Musicians” category of the Accademy du Jazz 2009 awards. In 2011, Giovanni received two awards at the Top Jazz 2011 awards, first in the category of Best Brass Player and second for his album “Around Ornette” in the CD of the Year category (first presented at the Musicamorfosi “Lampi” season of 2011).