RANALLI - MARZIANI DUO

Italy

Valentina Ranalli - vocals
Francesco Marziani - piano

Valentina Ranalli is an Italian contemporary jazz singer. She studied opera music, pop music, jazz music, music theory and Musicotherapy. Her concerts are a mix of excellent musicality, extraordinary connection with the audience, a breathtaking array of originals and original takes on cover songs. She won the “Best vocal tehnique” prize in the Saint Vincent Festival, Sain Vicent 2008.
Francesco Marziani is an Italian jazz piano player, excellent performer, improviser and great composer. Amomg his prizes are: 1st place - “Massimo Urbani” 2008, Best piano player - “Jimmy Wood” 2008, 1st place - “Incroci sonori” 2007-2008, “Best prize’ - “Baronissi Jazz” 2006. Together, they strongly run the stage. Their show is well constructed, based on their deep love for jazz music. Songs they perform are originals or some brand new visions of jazz standards. Arrangements are all based on their research and on ideas coming out from their pleasure in working together! Valentina Ranalli and Francesco Marziani recently recorded an EP called “Oversea” and they are touring Europe and USA.