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Gegè Telesforo, Jazz vocalist, musician, producer, composer, as well as journalist, author, radio and TV personality, UNICEF Ambassador, GeGé Telesforo has traversed 40 years of radio and TV history with grace, lightness and consistent love for his lifelong passion: jazz lived with the utmost professionalism combined with cheerfulness, rhythm and pleasantness.

On the other hand, Telesforo over the years has demonstrated an unfailing ability to bring together the best Italian and international jazz

Always of the highest level, just to name a few: Roberto Gatto, Danilo Rea, Antonio Faraò, Marco Rinalduzzi, Enzo Pietropaoli, Rita Marcotulli, Marco Tamburini, Dario and Alfonso Deidda, Amedeo Ariano, Max Ionata, Rossana Casale, Agostino Marangolo, Francesco Puglisi, Fabio Zeppetella, Marcello Surace, Alex Gwiss, Marco Siniscalco, Max Bottini, Giorgia, Tosca, Stefano Di Battista, Rocco Zifarelli, Julian Oliver Mazzariello, Mia Cooper.

Also Ben Sidran, Jon Hendricks, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, DeeDee Bridgewater, Phil Woods, Bob Malach, Georgie Fame, Clyde Stubblefield, Mike Mainieri, Bob Rockwell, Richard Davis, Phil Upchurch, Ricky Peterson, Frank McComb, Alan Hampton, Sachal Vasandani, Joanna Teters.

Winning the 2010/11/12/13/14/15/16/17/18 Jazzit Award for best male vocalist.

Black music connoisseur, multi-instrumentalist, composer, as well as record producer, radio and TV host, and gifted entertainer.

GeGè Telesforo has always been a multifaceted artist, and above all a polished vocalist, an innovator of the “scat” technique, capable of holding his own against such jazz sacred monsters as Jon Hendricks, Dizzy Gillespie, Ben Sidran, Phil Woods, Mike Mainieri, Clark Terry, DeeDee Bridgewater, and Bob Berg.

As a teacher, he regularly holds his singing and vocal improvisation master classes, “Vocal Jazz Concept.”

Collaborations and events

More Than Jazz – EU New Gen 4et
More Than Jazz – Gegè Telesforo
No Trio for Cats
Guest on the CD“Marco Rinalduzzi 90+1

Gegè Telesforo

Gegè Telesforo
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