Zucchero is a singer, songwriter and musician extraordinaire. The guitar god has enjoyed a career spanning longer than three decades. His music draws on traditional Italian ballads, R&B, rock and blues. The latter of which he is credited for bringing to his home country.
A musician of exceptional talent. It is no surprise that he has worked with some of the world’s greats, including Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Brian May, Miles Davis, Ray Charles, B. B. King, Sting, Bono, Paul Young, Peter Gabriel, Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Bocelli among others.
Having sold over 50 million records sold worldwide and received a Grammy nomination, Zucchero is a global phenomenon and continues to enjoy global success.
Adelmo Fornaciari took his stage name Zucchero, meaning sugar, from a nickname given to him by a school teacher. Playing the guitar from a young age, Fornaciari showed immediate promise as he explored his new found love of blues and R&B.
Fornaciari made a name for himself from a young age winning festivals and invited to play ever more important events, marking his rise to the famous celerity today.
Highly respected, Fornaciari has received the prestigious Order Of Merit Of The Italian Republic and has been awarded numerous awards including four Festivalbar, six Wind Music Awards, two World Music Awards, six IFPI Europe Platinum Awards, and a Grammy Award nomination.
Audiences can expect to hear a wide selection of fantastic songs from his impressive back catalogue of hits which include Senza Una Donna, Baila, Così Celeste, Cuba Libre, Everybody's Got to Learn Sometime, Diavolo In Me, Il Volo, Miserere and Diamante. Don’t be surprised if you hear a few new songs too!
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This October sees the celebrated star make his fifth appearance at the Royal Albert Hall.
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