Stefano Bollani (born 5 December 1972, Milan) is an Italian jazz pianist from Milan. He made his professional debut at fifteen and received his diploma in piano from the Conservatorio Luigi Cherubini in Florence. He performs classical music, smooth jazz, avant-garde jazz, Brazilian jazz, and pop rock. In 1998, Musica Jazz magazine voted him Best Jazz Talent of the Year and later he would be awarded for jazz by a New Swing group in Japan. While he is mostly known for his collaborations with Enrico Rava, he has made several albums as a leader, and has been favourably acknowledged by several long established jazz musicians, such as Martial Solal.
Norman Granz is one of the most important non-musicians in the history of jazz and no one has made a greater contribution to the staging, recording and filming of jazz concerts, this series of performances from the prestigious Montreux Jazz Festival? now makes a part of this legacy available on DVD for the first time. Ella Fitzgerald is the possessor of arguably the greatest female voice in the history of jazz. Joined here by her regular backing group, the wonderfully talented Tommy Flanagan Trio, Ella gives a sublime performance showcasing her abilities across many different styles.
A sixteen track compilation CD; consisting of famous Italian hits. Both soft rock, pop, funk, and some other colors can be found in this enjoyable listening album.