Giuseppe Continenza is a jazz guitarist/composer and professor of jazz guitar at Conservatory ” Luisa D’ Annunzio” in Pescara. (He was also a professor of the prestigious UiO – University of Oslo , Norway.)
His interest in jazz music began at the age of seven years. Son of a jazz guitarist and having studied classical music, he moved to California to study at the Musicians Institutein Hollywood.
He has been described by critics as one of the best European jazz guitarists of the new generation.
He currently tours with jazz guitar great Biréli Lagrène.
“…he’s got an incredible control and knowledge of the instrument and he is an outstanding guitarist and a real Maestro ..” – Biréli Lagrène (J.Pastorius, J.McLaughlin , Al Di Meola)
“Giuseppe’s music rises above the ordinary. Most of today’s players would give their soul for his gift…” – Pat Hicks(Founder of Musicians Institute, Hollywood, California)