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Giovanni Ceccarelli is a very active jazz educator, with more than 30 years of international teaching experience. He has obtained the French national diploma as jazz piano professor. He currently teaches jazz piano at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional in Cergy-Pontoise and at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Départemental in Mantes-la-Jolie, France.

He is a jazz music instructor on demand for private lessons – in person and on the internet -, clinics, masterclasses, workshops and lectures.


In 1999 he is invited for a Visiting Artist Lecture, together with USA guitarist and faculty member Garrison Fewell, at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, USA. Giovanni has been founding member and president of InJazz Cultural Association (2000-2012), organizing, being in charge of the didactic direction, and teaching at the InJazz Summer Clinics (14 editions) in Arcevia and Fabriano and at the SpringInJazz Music Seminars (4 editions) in Labro, Italy. In 2010-2011 he teaches jazz piano, improvisation and jazz ensemble at the French Cultural Institute in Damascus, Syria. The Syrian national television broadcasts a reportage on the courses plus an interview to Giovanni. In 2015 he teaches jazz piano and piano for jazz instrumentalists and singers at the National Music Conservatory “A. Vivaldi” in Alessandria, Italy. In 2020 Giovanni launches an online music education program on Patreon, which is active up to September 2022. In 2022-2023 he teaches jazz piano at the Music Conservatories in Mantes-la-Jolie, Mée-sur-Seine and Catania in France and Italy. He has taught piano, jazz and improvisation in several music conservatories, universities, schools and privately in Italy, France, USA, Syria and Lebanon.

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Photo credits: Daya Indonesia Performing Arts Academy.