Giovanni began studying classical guitar at 10 years old and electric at 14. After his formative years as a heavy metal guitarist, he joined a private college in Rome at the age of 19 to learn other kinds of music such as Blues, Funk, and Jazz. Giovanni had the opportunity to study with, and attend clinics and masterclasses, with many famous professional Italian and international musicians.
Upon his graduation, he continued his studies at the conservatory in L’Aquila of renaissance lute, baroque guitar, classical guitar, and other acoustic genres such as Bossa Nova, Gypsy Jazz, Flamenco Rumba, and more.
In addition, Giovanni has had a professional career as a performing artist, studio musician, composer, and arranger in a broad range of projects ranging from Pop to Jazz and much more. The American Guitar Academy is proud to have him as part of our team!