Composer and multi-instrumentalist, graduated in philosophy, he began early to play the guitar and develops a rich experience that leads him to experiment, in over 20 years in music business, different types of music, from pop to electronic, finding his own way in jazz, studying in the prestigious SIENA JAZZ ACADEMY writing orchestral arrangements with masters Giancarlo Gazzani and Bruno Tommaso.
PRESS AND AWARDS
Nino Siragusa boasts well-reviewed record productions by the leading specialist magazines (Blow-Up, Rocksound, Rockit, etc.) and radio appearances on the Italian national circuit, including Radio Rai. He received the national award “Messina City of Art”, his native city, for musical and artistic merits.
He has performed in Europe and America, in the big cities.
Nino Siragusa is a 360 degrees creative and he expressed his talent in other arts, including photography and video. Director of most of all of his videos, he also made the videoclip of the singer Elisa Smeriglio (member of Sei Ottavi, the star band of one of the editions of X Factor Italy).
His thirst for knowledge led him to investigate every aspect of the music, among them the sound engineering, becoming an expert in the audio industry, working in Milan also with Alberto Bonardi (sound engineer of Eros Ramazzotti, Laura Pausini, Fabrizio De Andrè) mixing the single cd “L’illusione” broadcast on Italian national radio networks and on television. Nino is also the director of the videclip.
Since 2011 he devoted himself to his personal interpretation of the great classics of the Great American Songbook (recognized worldwide as compositions of a level of musical sophistication that has not yet been equaled), arranged them for guitar and voice.
THE NEW SHOW – 2016
For the summer of 2016 Nino Siragusa offers his new show “JAZZ LOUNGE” in duo, trio and quartet, accompanied by a piano, a double bass and a drums, proposing his interesting arrangements of pop songs in elegant jazz and bossa nova key beside the Great American songbook.