A proud artist of Universal Music, Eventide Audio, Rampone & Cazzani saxophones, Gianni has always been fond of jazz, world music, electronics and sound design improvisations. He’s among the 10 italian jazz musicians of the future in 2018 for GQ magazine. He has performed and collaborated with artist such as Miroslav Vitous, Rai Symphonic Orchestra, Francesco Cafiso, Billy Cobham, Ike Willis, Elio of Storie Tese, Perico Sambeat, Rita Marcotulli, Furio di Castri, Fabrizio Bosso, Flavio Boltro, Tullio de Piscopo, Indian Ocean, Aida Samb, Zion Train, Masia One.

He taught and held masterclasses at international academies such as the Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory (Nepal), the Midi School of Music, the Beijing Contemporary Music Academy and Yunnan Art University (China), Global Music Institute and True School of Music, India, Tafe Institute Perth (Australia) University of Kwazulu Natal Durban (South Africa), Escola Comunicaçao and Maputo (Mozambique). With the album Brain on a sofa he performed for the Italian Embassies in Beijing, Dakar and Maputo; Beijing Culture Institutes, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Delhi, Mumbai Athens, Barcelona and Pretoria; Consulates of Calcutta, Canton and Perth. Denitto has played in numerous international festivals, including the Perth Jazz Festival, Jazzmandu Festival, Villa Celimontana Jazz Festival, Ostroda Reggae Festival, Torino Jazz Festival, Sulafest, Mallorca Saxophone Festival, Kolkata Book Fair, Overjam Festival, Shanghai Midi Festival.

Discography

2018 Gianni Denitto: Kāla – Elastica Records
2017 Gianni Denitto: Café d’Arab (vinyl only) – Musica Altra
2015 Kora Beat: “Afrique Unie” – Kalakuta Studio
2015 Zion Train: “Land of the Blind” – Universal Egg
2015 Alberto Gurrisi 4et: “888” – Music Center 2015
2014 Gianni Denitto: “Brain on a Sofa”- Self 2014
2014 Lucrezio De Seta: “Movin On” – Headache Production 2014
2012 Gianni Denitto 5et (with Furio Di Castri e Luca Aquino): “Remixing Standards” – Universal Music 2012 2012 Jazz Accident & Fabrizio Bosso: “Play Mobil “- Abeat Records 2012
2010 Jazz Accident: “Jazz Accident” – Emmeciesse 2010