Giorgio Serci is an award-winning guitarist, composer, arranger and lecturer. He has recorded, performed and supported Jools Holland, Shirley Bassey, Basia, David Garrett, Julian Lloyd Webber, Kenny Wheeler, Dr John, Martin Taylor, Sylvain Luc, Nigel Kennedy, Andy Sheppard, Paul Booth, Ryan Quigley, Bill Bruford, Paolo Fresu, Harvie S, CBS Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra and the Frankfurt Philharmonie amongst others. He has gained an MMus in Composition at Surrey University, and his music blends jazz, classical and world music with evocative melodies, world grooves and contemporary classical and jazz harmonies. Since 2001, he has been a performance Senior Lecturer and Fellow of the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford. He is a visiting professor at Guildhall School of Music and Drama and at the Royal Holloway University of London. He is a regular columnist for ‘Guitar Interactive Magazine’ and for Lick Library and gave several master classes in many conservatories around the world. He has recorded extensively as a bandleader as well as a sideman. Giorgio endorses Yamaha guitars, Acus and DV Mark amplifiers.