Ivano Alberto Fossati is an Italian pop singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist, and percussionist born in Genoa. In his musical journey he experimented genres from beat to rock, from prog rock (with his band Delirium) to pop, from symphonic orchestrations to world sounds.
Edoardo Bennato is an Italian musician and singer/songwriter born in Naples, on July 23, 1949.
Following a spell in London he began performing as a one-man-band playing guitar, harmonica, kazoo and kick drum. He shaped his character on Blues and Rock, fusing them with mediterranean elements.
New Trolls is an Italian progressive rock band that started in the 60s and has existed off and on since then. The story began in Genova, circa 1966, when former members of The Trolls decided to form a new band. Their first album, Senza orario senza bandiera (1968), combines 60s psychedlia with some Classical tendencies, and yielded several singles for the band.
Francesco De Gregori (born in Rome on April 4, 1951) is one of the most original Italian songwriters. The poetry and commitment in his songs, as well as the melody of his compositions (inspired by Lucio Battisti, as De Gregori once stated), make him one of the best artists on the Italian musical landscape.
Fabio Concato (Milano, 31 maggio 1953) è un cantautore italiano. Il suo vero cognome è Pittaluga. Figlio di una giornalista e poetessa e di un chitarrista e autore jazz, Fabio muove i primi passi nel mondo della musica nel 1974, quando insieme agli amici Bruno Graceffa e Giorgio Porcaro forma il gruppo cabarettistico "I Mormoranti"
1966 Prima formazione ufficiale dei POOH: Valerio Negrini (batteria), Robi Facchinetti (tastiere), Riccardo Fogli (basso), Mauro Bertoli (chitarra), Mario Goretti (chitarra), Gilberto Fagioli (basso) e Bob Gillot (tastiere).
Claudio Baglioni is an Italian musician/ song-writer. He first rose to prominence in the early 1970s with melodic ballads such as "E Tu" and "Piccolo Grande Amore", still considered among the best Italian music of the 1970s. In the 1980s he produced the critically acclaimed "Strada Facendo" and "Avrai".
Fiorella Mannoia (Roma, 4 aprile 1954) è una cantante italiana. Inizia giovanissima a lavorare nel mondo del cinema come stuntgirl, facendo da controfigura a Monica Vitti. Debutta nello mondo musicale a Castrocaro nel 1968 cantando Un bambino sul leone di Adriano Celentano. La collaborazione con Memmo Foresi porta all'uscita dell'album Mannoia Foresi & co..
Vincenzo Jannacci (June 3, 1935 – March 29, 2013), more commonly known as Enzo Jannacci (Italian pronunciation: [vinˈtʃentso] or [ˈɛntso janˈnattʃi]), was an Italian cardiologist, singer-songwriter, actor and stand-up comedian. He is regarded as one of the most important artists in the post-war Italian music scene.