The solo artist Giovanni Costello, is entertainer, pianist and singer. He was born in Italy but has lived since many years between Germany ,USA and England. He became well known in Germany for his treamendous repertoire combining different styles of jazz, soul, R&B and his own compositions. Giovanni`s music guarentees a great performance and provides wonderful entertainment for any event.Giovanni is a fantastic piano player exploring everything from Jazz, Soul, R&B to the latest hits – and not forgetting his own soulful songs. Moreover Giovanni is a great singer. With his wonderful, rich and perceptive voice he expresses his keen sense of various themes. His enthusiastic performances impress and capture audiences all over the world.Giovanni has performed in America (concerts in Los Angeles, Miami, Naples, Florida), all over Europe (Hilton Hotels, Monaco Monte Carlo, Switzerland, France, Austria), in Italy (Hotel Cala di Volpe, Sardinia, Grandhotel Quisisana, Capri) and in Germany. Here he especially has become a well-known pianist by playing at the most popular clubs and bars (among others Riva Lounge, Duesseldorf) and big events organised by European companies (like Metro AG, Porsche, Mercedes, Carat Espace Advertising, Sachsenring Automobile, Ford, Siemens, Bosch, Borussia-Park-Stadion, Schalke Arena, etc) as well as grand festivals (such as the summer festival hosted by the former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl).Concerts
Giovanni has also given concerts with the Symphonic Orchestra of the Conservatory, Perugia and the Academia Chigiana, Siena. He has participated at the festival of the Music Nations for Chamber Music in Città di Castello/Italy and at the Conservatory in Vienna. Numerous recitals show Giovanni’s sophisticated, classical training. Giovanni has perfom with Paul Kuhn, Haddaway and Roberto Blanco and also during several sessions on TV shows.
Giovanni has worked as an arranger for various record companies – e.g. in the United States: with Joe Cantarelli at Warner Studios, Los
Angeles; in Italy: with the Tenor Edgar Taylor-Anderson at Regson Records, Milan and at the Giro Festival and San Remo Festival with Mino Reitano and Paolo Mengoli) and throughout Germany at different festivals.
„Giovanni - Io senza te” – published at Sound and Silence Records
„Breaking through the shadows“ - Enrique Tarde
„Cole Porter Songs“ - Caroline Isabel Merz (Staatsoper Wien), Cybele Records
„Joyful Holy Nights” with Angelika Bastians – published under Jazz network label