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Simona Molinari

Simona Molinari was born in Naples in 1983 and grew up in L'Aquila. Even as a child developed a passion for old American musicals and began to study singing at the age of eight years. At sixteen began to specialize in jazz, studying modern singing, jazz improvisation and vocal black-American. Then arrives to classical music, earning his studies at the conservatory of L'Aquila. She expanded her experiences in the theater, collaborating with Michele Placido, and Catherine Vertova debut starring in the musical "Jekyll and Hyde" by turning the whole peninsula in the most prestigious Italian theaters. In 2007 he started a recording project with his producer Charles Avarello for the realization of his first album, an ambitious project based on the fusion between jazz and pop music, through the search for a metric that will distinguish literary Simona in the musicality of his lyrics. He started performing in the early reviews, the reputation grew and in the summer of 2008, she was invited to Canada for a tour with his band: applause in Toronto, Montreal and all the theaters that have hosted. In the same year the song was chosen by Gianmarco Mazzi Egocentric and Paul Bonolis, and arrives at the 59 th edition of the Sanremo Festival in the "2009 proposals". In addition to the highly successful television arrive unanimous acclaim from critics and journalists. On the occasion of participation in Sanremo, is released his first album Egocentric. The album, enriched by the collaboration of Stefano Di Battista and Fabrizio Bosso, reached a sale of 11,000 copies. On April 10, 2009, with a sold out concert at the Blue Note, the historic jazz club

in Milan, part of the tour "Egocentric tour" which will exceed more than 50 dates. The show would unify the unreleased album with some great jazz standards that have made the history of Italian and international music. On June 21, 2009 Simona Friends attend the event for Abruzzo, concert organized by Laura Pausini in support of earthquake victims of L'Aquila for her stepmother, takes on special significance. In the same year, several prizes that have seen Simona Molinari protagonist with his debut album. We remember the Mogul Award, an event which rewards the best lyrics of the year, and saw part the song "Egocentric" in the final broadcast on Rai Uno along with big names in Italian music like Franco Battiato, Vinicio Capossela, Jovanotti, and Povia Arisa. The awards ceremony Simona has had the honor of seeing your own text recited by the Mogul. But still the Lunezia New Star Award as the best debut album. The prestigious award Lunezia, Simona Molinari was awarded "for the surprising skill of being able to embody different musical styles and genres, with a voice that weaves melodies and rhythms with skillful dexterity. Also in 2009, with the songwriter Vinicio Capossela shared the stage Prize Carosone excellent review edited by journalist Frederick Vacalebre. On June 22, 2010 the album "Croce & Delizia". Her second album, contains several investments including the Solis String Quartet, Fabrizio Bosso, but especially Ornella Vanoni. The single "Love at first sight", a song which he duets with Mrs. Ornella Vanoni's Italian music, was for nine consecutive weeks, the song sold over iTunes in the jazz category, and for two weeks in the Top Ten Digital download of FIMI . Among the activities of 2010 signals the start of a live international project, which gives form to a successful Asian tour that saw Simona performing on of the best jazz clubs in Hong Kong (the historic "Grappa's Cellar"), Macao, Shanghai and Beijing (the famous jazz club "Chinatown" and "Brown Sugar"). Then in January 2011 repeats the Asian tour, but this time besides the cities already mentioned is also added the japanese capital. Simona performed a beautiful sold out show in one of the most important jazz clubs in the world, the "Blue Note" Tokyo. On May 28, 2011, on the occasion of the Wind Music Awards held at the Arena di Verona, presents his new single "Maybe", a song which he duets with Danny Diaz, one of the most important artists of the jazz scene in Hong Kong. On 18 October 2011, Simona Molinari released the third album "Tua", with a very special guests, the internationally renowned artists such as Danny Diaz, pianist Dado Moroni and Peter Cincotti, jazz musician in New York with whom she duetted on the hit radio "Looking For You" (Alone I go to the city) and months after its publication still leading in the ranking of best-selling singles of the jazz category of iTunes.