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Quotes by the press

Ceccarelli’s jazz is mature and incisive; this record… is among the most intense and convincing works that we’ve happened to listen to in recent times.

Marco Crisostomi, Italian magazine “Audio Review”, 2012.

“Météores”, Italian jazz pianist Giovanni Ceccarelli’s first work as leader of a trio, is a masterpiece, beautifully elegant, and rich in emotions.

Japanese website “HMV Online”, 2011.

Giovanni Ceccarelli shows again to be a skilled composer, an excellent performer, a passionate musician and a modest poet. As matter of fact, as this record gets to the end, the only possible thing to do is to press again the ‘play’ button.

Pietro Scaramuzzo CD, Italian website “Extra! Music Magazine”, 2011.

The compositions contained in ‘Météores’, the musicians’ complicity and virtuosity call for the strongest emotions. It is an album that makes you dream.

French national radio FIP, 2011.

Enriched by a superb video clip of ‘Ti Odio’, directed by Marthe Le More, this new album (’Météores’) by the Giovanni Ceccarelli Trio presents an alternative and particularly touching vision of jazz…

Fred Delforge, French website “ZicaZic”, 2011.

(Giovanni Ceccarelli) is a pianist of great elegance, who plays with beautiful subtility… The melody always wins…

Jacques Lerognon, French magazine “Nouvelle Vague”, 2011.

Giovanni Ceccarelli is a pianist of rare sensibility and elegance.

Radio program “Ondes Noires”, 2011.

With ‘Météores’, (Giovanni Ceccarelli) presents us a jazz full of space and suspending time. The album includes 9 originals, but also 3 classics, among which stands the beautiful ‘Chega de Saudade’. Sublime.

Cyril Cournoyer, French magazine “Femina”, 2011.

With his new album, ‘Météores’, Giovanni Ceccarelli confirms to be a a very fine jazzman. The Italian pianist, in trio with his fellow musicians Ferruccio Spinetti and Francesco Petreni, creates a musical universe full of nuances, between heady romanticism and subtle melancholy. It is, at the end, a very personal album…

French “Qobuz Magazine”, 2011.




Massimo Nunzi, Italian website “Linkiesta”, 2012 – CDs “Météores” and “InventaRio incontra Ivan Lins”.

Massimo Nunzi, Italian website “Linkiesta”, 2011: CD “Météores”.

Paola Francesca Caselli, Italian website “100 Interviste”, 2011 – CDs “Météores” and “InventaRio incontra Ivan Lins”.

French website “Qobuz Magazine”, 2011 – CD “Météores” (podcast).


Radio broadcasts and awards


“Météores” was awarded as one of the best 11 instrumental jazz albums in 2013 by French radio program “Birdland” – Radio Alpa.

“Météores” was awarded with “Sélection FIP” for the whole month of June 2011 at French radio FIP.

“Météores” was awarded with “Sélection HM Suisse” by Harmonia Mundi Switzerland, 2011.

“Météores” has been presented at radio broadcasts “Brasil” – Radio RAI 1, “Brasil: Suoni e culture dal Mondo” – Radio RAI 1, “Lo Stato Interessante” – EcoRadio and “Jazz a Nota Libera” – TeleRadioStereo 2 in Italy; “Summertime” – France Inter, “Les Invités d’Arièle” – France Musique and “Les 20h de TSF” – TFS Jazz in France.


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