Luca Dell 'Anna

Luca Dell 'Anna

“[…] a brilliant artist, curious and versatile, as well as one of the most interesting realities emerged on the Italian jazz scene” (A. Di Vita, JAZZIT Magazine, #91, december 2015)
Luca Dell’Anna has recorded three albums as a leader and several others as a sideman. During his career he has collaborated with many artists and toured around the world in festivals including Japan, China, Ethiopia, Spain, France, Germany, Denmark, The Canary Islands, Slovakia, Belarus, Switzerland, Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania.
Born in Ferrara, Italy. Studied classical and jazz piano in Ferrara and then Rome with Bruno Cesselli, Andrea Beneventano, Enrico Pieranunzi, Stefano Sabatini, Stefano Bollani, first experience as a professional live musician when he was 19, he lives in Milano, Italy since 1999.
He collaborates with many musicians in jazz projects. Amongst his collaborations there are remarkable ones such as those with Adam Rapa, Ares Tavolazzi, Walter Calloni, Mauro Negri, Israel Varela, Zane Wayne Massey, Fabio Concato, Maxx Furian, Chris Bennett,
He has recorded many albums, such as “Tan T’Ien , the fourth Door” with Francesco Cusa and Ivo Barbieri awarded amongst the first 3 best jazz albums for the year 2013 by the japanese “The Jazz Critique2 Magazine. Also with Francesco Cusa he was in his trio “The Assassins” , participating with them at the “Acacia Jazz Festival” in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
With Adam Rapa and Elisabeth Vik he was in Japan playing in his Musical Show “Evolution” in Nagoya’s Century Hall, recording a big success and sold out every re-run. He was in the orchestra with a cast of artists including musicians from the show “Blast” and award-winning acrobats from Le Cirque Du Soleil.