Franco Cerri

  • Born: (Milan, Lombardy, Italy)

Franco Cerri is an Italian guitarist.
He is currently considered the most authoritative Italian guitarist in the field of jazz; his innate liking meant that many spectators, seeing his participations on TV (especially in the sixties), approached jazz and the study of the guitar. Much appreciated internationally, she has worked alongside artists such as Django Reinhardt, Gorni Kramer, Chet Baker, Gerry Mulligan, Billie Holiday, St├ęphane Grappelli, Lee Konitz, Dizzy Gillespie, Tullio De Piscopo, Pino Presti and Jean Luc Ponty. He is one of the three Italian jazz guitarists with a voice included in the Treccani Encyclopedia (the other two are Carlo Pes and Lanfranco Malaguti).

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