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Mr Francesco Iannuzzelli
Mr Francesco Iannuzzelli

Biography

Born in Milan (Italy), lives in London since 2001. Francesco has been studying classical and jazz guitar for more than 10 years with Alberto Pizzigoni, main guitarist of the Italian TV orchestra in Milan, and has obtained a ALCM Diploma in Classical Guitar Performance from the London College of Music. He also studied harmony, composition and counterpoint with Aldo Rossi at the Music Education Centre in Milan.

Francesco has worked as a session musician, sound engineer and arranger in Milan for several years before moving to the UK. He has written and produced music for TV and other media, and achieved a Specialist Certificate in Orchestration for Film and TV at Berklee College of Music.
After exploring various music instruments and styles from all over the world, he has specialised in the Oud, the Arabic lute. Francesco has studied Arabic, Iraqi, Ottoman, Persian, Afghani music with several masters, such as Raed Khoshaba, Ahmed Mukhtar, Ehsan Emam, Nejati Celik, Yurdal Tokcan, Negar Bouban, Veria Amiri, Daud Khan Sadozai, Homayoun Sakhi.

Francesco has obtained a Master in Music Performance, awarded with distinction, at SOAS University - London, specialising in Middle-Eastern music and the Iraqi Oud.
He also owns a MSc in Electronic Engineering & Computer Science from the Politecnico of Milan, achieved with a research project in the simulation of music perception via neural networks.

Francesco regularly performs as Oud soloist and in several ensembles. His project of adaptation of Iraqi Maqam on Oud and Double-Bass was selected for the 2014 Nour Festival in London. In 2015, he has won the International Composition Competition of the Arab Academy of Music with his work "Samai Hijaz", for Oud and orchestra.
His works have been published by various labels in Italy, but Francesco currently produces and publishes his music under his own independent label Musilogue.

Contact Francesco

Address: Kentish Town / Camden
Greater London
NW1 8SL
Phone: Show Number
Fee (60 minutes): £30.00

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