Matteo Brancaleoni was born in Milan in 1981. Young artist with versatile and original personality: actor, singer, journalist, musician.
By the time he was 16, he began singing and performing in jazz clubs around Northern Italy.
His debut performance at the Blue Note Milan in October 2007, recorded a completely SOLD OUT.
Finalist for the IMUA "International Massimo Urbani Jazz Music Award" in 2006.
Renzo Arbore has described him “one of the best voices of his generation”.
Even the Canadian superstar Michael Bublè,the day he was in Rome on April to introduce his album CALL ME IRRESPONSIBLE,couched publicly all his esteem to Matteo in front of the Italian press by inviting him in a duet together live and describing him “a great singer”.
“La Repubblica” wrote about Brancaleoni:”Matteo’s voice leads you to the stars”.
The international “Jazz Hot” magazine has pointed him out as “a new revelation”.
His songs were broadcasted on Fiorello’s radio programm “Viva Radio 2”,on Radio Capital,Radio 3, Rai International,Radio 24 and also on Important broadcasting stations in Switzerland,UK,Australia,Canada,Argentina,Usa.
On iTunes his song “Fly me to the moon” on has been at the top of downloads for more than four months “more requested than the Sinatra’s one” (Il Messaggero).
He has performed in Italy, USA, France, Australia, Switzerland: Blue Note, Umbria Jazz, Bollate Jazz Fest, Saluzzo Jazz D.O.C.,National Museum of Motion Picture, International Book Fair Turin, Not Just Jazz Milano, Italian Jazz SongsFestival Sanremo, Massimo Urbani International Jazz Award, Musicamdo Jazz &Blues, Savona Jazz, New Orleans Cafè, Grand Visconti Hotel Milan, Hyatt Hotel Chicago.
In 2002 he is invited by the President of ISA (Instrumen Society of America), to perform in the prestigious ballroom of the McCormick Center of Chicago.
He had, so far, the honour to perfom with some of the best jazz artists in Italy: Franco Cerri (g), Renato Sellani (p),Fabrizio Bosso (tr), Stefano Bagnoli (dr), Gianni Basso (sax), Massimo Moriconi (b),Lino Patruno (g), Massimo Manzi (d) Riccardo Fioravanti (b).