Singer, musician and jazz teacher. He starts learning by listening his father and elder brother’s vinyls: Sinatra, Davis, Billie, and also the Beatles and the Police.
He starts studying guitar as a teenager, then moving on to singing, piano and percussions. He starts singing in rock and R&B bands in Rome.
While studying and searching his own style, he attends Mark Murphy’s workshop, a real turning point in his career: jazz became his own path.
From this moment on, all his commitment made of daily study, workshops, gigs will bring pierluca to work with important musicians and also famous showmen such as Renzo Arbore, Massimo Lopez, Luciano De Crescenzo.
He works also as a sessionman, both in tv shows and in studio, for soundtracks, tv, radio and advertisement jingles.
In the meantime he developed his career as a teacher: starting from 1994 he teaches vocal techniques , jazz singing and improvisation in music schools in Rome and since 1996 he works at Saint Louis College of Music, and is also the chairman of the vocal courses.
In the last 5 years He’s also taking singing and improvisation masterclasses in higher education institutes all over Europe
He takes part to a great number of jazz project, both in live and recording including traditional and mainstream jazz up to post bop and contemporary style.
The last, and maybe the sum of all that, “Words” a cd coming out on, contains original compositions in a contemporary jazz style.
2009 GAZZARA, MY CUP OF TEA
2008 MASSIMO LOPEZ, CIAO FRANKIE
2007 ALBERTO GIRALDI, SOUL POETRY
2006 MAMELI VOICE, LOVE IN PORTOFINO
2005 BIG NIGHT JIVE, LAS VEGAS STYLE
2005 RENZO ARBORE E GLI ABORIGENI
ED. MONDADORI/GAZEBO GIALLO
2000 RENZO ARBORE, TONITE RENZO SWING
2000 AGOSTINO MARANGONO, DAY BY DAY
2000 BIG NIGHT JIVE, JUMPIN’ JIVE