Singing guitarist

Paolo Coruzzi

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Paolo is an international artist as well as a great guitarist and performer. Listening to his music is like to fly in a Mediterranean dream!
Singing guitarist
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Paolo Coruzzi is an Italian songwriter, composer and stage director, born and raised in Turin, Italy. He has composed, produced and released sixteen official albums, soundtracks for theatre productions, and songs for other artists; starting his career in 1992. He is also an accomplished singer and guitarist who has performed all over Europe and collaborated with numerous international artists. Paolo has a unique writing style that has emerged through the long past experience of traveling around the world, through literary studies and ongoing poetic research that allowed him to win the 1st prize of poetry at the Pirandello Stable Festival in 2012. He's started his career in theatre and cinema in 1998 and along with an intensive period of training in drama school, he's spent seven years acting and improving his skills in stage directing at the Teatro Regio di Torino, working under the prestigious direction of Franco Zeffirelli, Josè Carlos Plaza, Ugo De Ana, Giuseppe Patroni Griffi, John Cox. Since 2002 he has written and directed a considerable number of plays, including “The Bald Soprano” by Ionesco - “The Trojan Women” by Euripides - “A Doll’s House” by Ibsen, staged at Theatro Technis, London. Paolo is the founder of SounVid, a video and audio productions company. He’s recently published a book for guitarists available on Amazon, titled ‘FAB Guitarist’. You can discover his artistic world by typing Paolo Coruzzi on the internet.

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Genres:
Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Funk, Funk rock, Disco, Covers, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Hard rock, Glam rock, Indie, Pop rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Progressive rock, World music, Italian music, Latin, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Easy listening, Classical, Country, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music
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Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Burns night, Birthday party, New Year's Eve, Christmas party, Church service, Virtual event
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Other skills:
Arranger, Audio engineer, Composer, Songwriter, Sound technician, Actor, Musical comedy, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Singing teaching, Musicologist, Lyricist
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Song list

Gershwin - Summer time
John Denver - Take me home country road
Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World
James Taylor - You’ve Got a Friend
Nat King Cole - Smile
Sting - Fields Of Gold
Andy Williams - Moon River
Bob Seger - Against the wind
Charlie Chaplin - Smile
Tony Bennet - The Shadow of Your Smile
Goo Goo Dolls - Iris
Creedence Clearwater - Proud Mary
Pink Floyd - Wish you were here
Cat Stevens - Father and son
Cat Stevens - Wild world
Frank Sinatra - That’s life
Frank Sinatra - Fly me to the moon
Frank Sinatra - Send in the clows
Richard Marx - One more try
Richard Marx - Now and forever
Leonard Cohen - I’m your man
Leonard Cohen - Halleluja
Leonard Cohen - Dance me to the end of love
John Fogerty - Have you ever seen the rain
Tom Waits - Downtown train
Tom Waits - Grapefruit moon
Tom Waits - San Diego Serenade
Bruce Springsteen - Brilliant disguise
Bruce Springsteen - Ghost of Tom Joad
Bruce Springsteen - Thunder roads
Bruce Springsteen - Tougher than the rest
Bruce Springsteen - All that heaven will allow
Bon Jovi - Livin' on a prayer
Bon Jovi - Bed of roses
Kiss - Beth
Kiss - Shandi
Withers - Ain’t no sunshine
Soul Asylum - Runaway train
Eagles - Hotel California
Eagles - Busy being beautiful
Eagles - I don't want to hear anymore
Eagles - What do I do with my heart
Eagles - Hotel California
Eagles - Tequila Sunrise
Eagles - Take it easy
Eagles - Best of my love
Eagles - Desperado
Eagles - Easy Feelings
Keith Urban - You'll think of me
Keith Urban - Got it right this time
Keb Mo' - The worst is yet to come
Tim McGraw - Meanwhile back at mama's
Darius Rucker - Wagon wheel
Louis Armstrong - Hello Dolly
Eric Clapton - Layla
Extreme - More than words
Frank Sinatra - Fly me to the moon
Richard Marx - Now and forever
Keith Carradine - I’m easy
Rod Steward - Sailing
Francis Cabrel - Je t'aimes, je t'aime, je t'aimerai
Francis Cabrel - L'encre de tes yeux
Francis Cabrel - Je l'aime à mourir
Johnny Cash - The first time ever I saw your face
Johnny Mathis - A certain smile
Rodgers - Where or when
Beatles – Help
Beatles – The long and winding road
Beatles – With a little help from my friends
Beatles – Yesterday
Beatles – Hey Jude
Beatles – Let it be
Cat Stevens – Wild World
Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl
John Lennon – Imagine
Poison – Every Rose Has It’s Thorn
Tom Petty – Free Fallin’
Counting Crows – Accidentally in Love
Cure – Friday I’m In Love
R.E.M – Losing My Religion
Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary
Oasis - Don’t Look Back in Anger
Simon & Garfunkel - Mrs Robinson
Simon & Garfunkel - Sound of silence
Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge over trouble water
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
Jason Mraz – I’m Yours
Michael Buble – Everything
Michael Buble – Home
U2 – With Or Without You
U2 – Angel of Harlem
U2 – One
Elton John - Daniel
Elton John - Your song
Dire Straits - Walk of life
Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight
Marillion - Kayleigh
Marillion - No one can
UB40 - Baby I love your way
The Police - Roxanne
Zac Brown Band - Highway 20 ride
Elvis Presley - Love me tender
Elvis Presley - Can’t help falling in love
Elvis Presley - Now or never
Elvis Presley - If I can dream
Elvis Presley - The wonder of you
Elvis Presley - You've lost that lovin' feeling
Elvis Presley - Suspicious mind
Elvis Presley - I just can't help believin'
Elvis Presley - Kentucky rain
Bob Dylan - Blowing in the wind
Bob Dylan - Mr Tambourine
Bob Dylan - Knocking on Heaven's door
Bob Dylan - Don't think twice it's all right
Bob Dylan - Tomorrow is a long time
Otis Redding - Sitting on the Dock of the Bay
George Michael - Faith
The Police - Every Breath you Take
Over 100 pieces:
Blues instrumentals - backing track and guitar
Jazz instrumentals - backing track and guitar
Chill-out instrumentals - backing track and guitar
Rock instrumentals - backing track and guitar
Original songs:
Paolo Coruzzi - Bella
Paolo Coruzzi - Dawn
Paolo Coruzzi - Snow
Paolo Coruzzi - Fragile
Paolo Coruzzi - Follia
Paolo Coruzzi - Incessantemente
Paolo Coruzzi - Fuorivia
Paolo Coruzzi - Baci
Paolo Coruzzi - Luna limpida
Paolo Coruzzi - Brividi
Paolo Coruzzi - Sale
Paolo Coruzzi - Suoni
Paolo Coruzzi - Strade
Paolo Coruzzi - Inter-me
Paolo Coruzzi - Aurora
Paolo Coruzzi - Soffio
Paolo Coruzzi - Lontano
Paolo Coruzzi - Alba
Paolo Coruzzi - Flamenco
Paolo Coruzzi - Danza
Paolo Coruzzi - Sorriso stanco
Paolo Coruzzi - Onda
Paolo Coruzzi - Ballo di specchi
Over 100 classic Italian songs
PLUS MANY MORE…
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The quality of the performance and the atmosphere I create...and the Mediterranean touch of course :-)

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

To many all around Europe

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Kiss, Eagles, Joe Satriani, Al Di Meola, Queen, etc

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Twice at the Turin Palasport in Italy, performing my original songs in front of more than 4000 people.

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I always try my best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Yes I can.

How much time do you need to set up?

Around 1 hour.

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

Of course!

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Always

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Absolutely :-)

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£150
Up to 1 hour£250
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£350
Packages
Drinks reception
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
£300
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner
- 1 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served. Extra service: - Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. Price to be discussed depending on location and duration of the ceremony.
£350

Add-ons

DJ set
+£150
Paolo
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4.8 out of 5
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Satisfaction
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Reviews

From Encore customers:

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Mark M
4 months ago
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4.3 out of 5

My guests loved Paolo

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Emelie M
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

Made the occasion extra special. Highly recommended.

From other customers:

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Susan B
4 years ago, for a Private event in Croydon
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5 out of 5

Event 14th July 2018. Paolo Coruzzi played at our annual street party and clearly he is an excellent musician. He read the crowd and played appropriate music for the mood which went from mellow to upbeat. He was very polite, professional and personable and I would definitely book him again. Thanks Paolo. Susan Brown, Richmond Avenue Street Party.

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Carol W
4 years ago, for a Corporate event in Sandwich
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5 out of 5

Dear Paolo, You delighted everyone with your performance and I heard loads of compliments about you. I am so lucky to have found you so a massive thank you!

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