Giovanni Mirabassi

Giovanni Mirabassi is a Paris-based Italian jazz pianist, born in Perugia, Italy. Self-taught, he learned by listening to Bud Powell, Art Tatum, and Oscar Peterson. He is strongly influenced by Enrico Pieranunzi. At seventeen, After a few important experiences in Italy (he plays notably with Chet Baker in 1987, and with Steve Grossman in 1988), he chooses France, and decides to settle in Paris in 1992. In 1996, he makes a first album with Pierre-Stéphane Michel on the upright bass and Flavio Boltro on the trumpet