|Vocal ability: ||Lead singer||Composer ability: ||Intermediate
|Vocal range: ||Falsetto||Like to join a band: ||Yes
Influences: Chris Brown
, Justin Timberlake
Giovanni born in New York City and later raised in California began his journey at an early age of 17 as a dancer for well known Freestyle music artists; such as Johnny O.,Connie and Spanish Fly just to name a few. Through the years Giovanni toured from city to city showcasing his talent. It was in 1991 where he got picked by the legendary singer/songwriter/percussionist Sheila E. to star in her debut music video's "Sex Cymbal" filmed in Los Angeles, CA. & "Dropping Like Flies" filmed in New York City. Giovanni also had the opportunity to work with Sheila E's father, legendary singer/songwriter/percussionist and Latin jazz favorite Pete Escovedo.
After many years of dancing Giovanni wanted to become more then just a dancer after inheriting the gift of singing from his mother. He joined forces with BlackHouse Productions producer Rence Perez. Rence Perez believed in Giovanni's talent after seeing him perform in a showcase in Salinas,CA. Rence took Giovanni under his wing and taught him everything from vocals to songwriting. Perfecting his stage presence and building the image we now know as the artist "Giovanni" continues, as a singer/songwriter.
Giovanni has performed and had the pleasure to share the stage with such artists like Wild Orchid, Rob Base, C&C Music Factory in Houston Texas. Giovanni has opened up for such acts like Roger & Zapp, Rodney O. & Joe Cooley and Kid Frost in Phoenix Arizona. Giovanni has also shared the stage with Latin artists Malo, El Presidente, Tierra, Johnny Z. in San Francisco, CA.
In 1999 Giovanni made his first television debut on Latin International TV Univision's show "Caliente", filmed in Fresno, CA. & Los Angeles, CA. where he showcased his talent and music to the world.
In his own words,the solo artist discusses his struggles and success in the music industry: Giovanni states, “My road has been long and hard, however my dreams at being a successful performer is the fire that burns in my heart and it shows through my musical lyrics and performances. The hours in the studio have been countless and long, at times it seems as if my best just doesn’t seem to be good enough. But, as a professional, it is at those times that I have to dig a little deeper to get through”. My main love is performing and it’s taken a lot of hard work, dedication, countless hours in the studio and in rehearsals to get to this point. But, it’s all proof that hard work pays off; knowing that if you believe in yourself, you can do anything!!!
Giovanni is now working on his new single entitled "Tu Silencio" and made his debut release on Dec. 18th, 2009 internationally Latin TV station Univision. He was showcased on their show called "Al Despertar". Giovanni's management is in the process of scheduling another showcase/interview (1hr) with Univision's show "Al Despertar" for early 2010.
Mixed with a winning combination of Soulful Ballads, Latin Grooves & Pop, Giovanni brings a unique sound to Latin music! Look to see Giovanni be the next solo Latin artist to make his mark... Now working with BlackHouse Productions owner and producer Rence Perez, Giovanni is about to unleash a unique and powerful Latin album, with a new sound never heard before. Look out for the release this 2010!!!