For the Italian poet, see Giovanni Marradi.
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Giovanni Marradi (Born Alexandria, 1955 is a composer, pianist and arranger. He was born as the son of the famed Italian trumpeter and conductor Alfredo Marradi; his great-grandfather, also named Giovanni Marradi, was a legendary poet and composer as well.
Giovanni began playing piano at age five, and three years later was sent to study composition and technique with Michael Cheskinov at the Russian Conservatory. In the years to follow, he emerged as a remarkably prolific composer, often writing as many as ten new songs each week. Forming his own label, NewCastle Records, he also hosted his own weekly television series, Giovanni's World of Music. His frequent appearances on cable's QVC and the Home Shopping Television offered a major boost to his international visibility as well, and in one 12-minute stretch alone he sold over 120,000 albums. In 1998 Giovanni signed with Atlantic Records, making his label debut with Destiny early the following year. To date, Giovanni has sold millions of Cds around the world and currently has over 60 CDs available directly through his website. Giovanni latest release "Because I Love You" won the best New Age CD of the year in Spain for 2010.. Giovanni is currently preparing for his nextTelevision Special to be filmed in 2013 from Positano Italy with world famed Flamingo guitarist Roni Benise. Visit Giovanni at ( www.giovanni.com )