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 […]

GIUSEPPE CONTINENZA

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)


Giuseppe Continenza with Benedetto Cremona jazz guitar at the 41st Jazz Pescara, Italy. Photo by Paolo Iammarone

Giuseppe Continenza with Bireli LaGrene, Italy

Giuseppe with custom Cremona model

Giuseppe Continenza and Howard Paul, Pescara, Italy concert 2013

Pescara Jazz Guitar Workshop, 2013, Italy

Pescara Jazz, Italy, 2013

Giuseppe with Jack Wilkins

Giuseppe Continenza with Cremona jazz guitar at the Cremona Festival International DellAdriatico, Dec. 2011, Pescara, Italy

Giuseppe with Joe Diori and Don Mock, Hollywood, CA circa 1980s

Giuseppe Continenza

with Berili LaGrene and the Eddie Lang Festival

Giuseppe and Bireli, Nov. 2013 photo by Andrea Rotili

Bireli LaGrene and Giuseppe Continenza, Pescara, Italy

Giuseppe Continenza with custom Cremona, 2013