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Gianluca Petrella

tb, *1975 IT, Bari
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Doctor Abstract

Gianluca Petrella is an Italian jazz trombonist. He is internationally considered one of the best young jazz trombonists. In 2001 he won Italy’s Django d’Or Award as well as Musica Jazz’s annual critics poll as Best Young Talent. In 2006 and 2007 he was featured in Down Beat magazine, winning their award for "Best Emerging Artist" in the category for Best Trombonist.

  • Trombone
  • Synthesizer
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Rock
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
People Need People on People Need People by Nicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella
New World Shuffle on African Spirits / New World Shuffle by Nicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella
Flood on Lost River by Michele Rabbia, Gianluca Petrella & Eivind Aarset
The Higher Love on The Higher Love by Nicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella
Inner Light - Anthony Nicholson Miquifaye Remix on New World Shuffle / Inner Light - Remixes by Nicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella
Imani River on People Need People by Nicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella
New World Shuffle - DJ Spinna Galactic Soul Remix on New World Shuffle / Inner Light - Remixes by Nicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella
Free Your Mind on Free Your Mind by Nicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella
The Higher Love on People Need People by Nicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella
Nigeria on People Need People by Nicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Sun Song / NigeriaNicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella2018Album
African Spirits / New World ShuffleNicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella2017Album
Frames Of CrimsonBebo Ferra, Paolino Dalla Porta, Fabrizio Sferra Featuring Gianluca Petrella2017Album
Trio 70'sGianluca Petrella2016Album
Ida LupinoGiovanni Guidi / Gianluca Petrella / Louis Sclavis / Gerald Cleaver2016Album
Cosmic RenaissanceGianluca Petrella2016Album
Cosmic RenaissanceGianluca Petrella2016Album
Wild DanceEnrico Rava Quartet W/ Gianluca Petrella2015Album
Here Comes A New ChallengerSidony Box + Gianluca Petrella2015Album
103 EpGianluca Petrella2015Album
Brass Bang!Steven Bernstein, Paolo Fresu, Gianluca Petrella, Marcus Rojas2014Album
Il BidoneGianluca Petrella2013Album
SoupstarGianluca Petrella & Giovanni Guidi2013Album
Il Bagno TurcoGianluca Petrella, Paolino Dalla Porta, Fabrizio Sferra2011Album
SlavesGianluca Petrella2010Album
Big GunsBobby Previte / Gianluca Petrella / Antonello Salis2008Album
Jazzitaliano Live 2007Gianluca Petrella Special Guest Paolo Fresu2007Album
KaleidoGianluca Petrella / Indigo 42007Album
Tre Passi Nel DelirioEdgar Allan Poe, Giuseppe Cederna, Antonio Catania, Andrea Castelli, Paolo Fresu, Roberto Gatto, Gianluca Petrella, Emanuele Zottino2006Album
Indigo 4Gianluca Petrella2005Album
Under ConstructionFurio Di Castri & Gianluca Petrella2004Album
Rinoceronti Sul LimbaraAntonello Salis, Gianluca Petrella2003Album
There's No Greater LoveRenato Sellani Meets Gianluca Petrella2002Album
X-RayGianluca Petrella2001Album
New StandardsNicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella2001Album
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