Esteemed by characters such as Renzo Arbore , Maurizio Costanzo , Fiorello and Michael Bublè with whom he duet live in Rome in 2007 during one of his concerts, Matteo Brancaleoni is now considered one of the leading Italian interpreters of the American songbook.
Among the ten best Italian jazz singers in the 2012 referendum of the readers of the magazine “ JazzIt ”. On the stage of the prestigious “ Blue Note ” in Milan he recorded 5 SOLD OUTs.
Over the years he has had the good fortune to be able to collaborate, among others, with jazz players of the caliber of Franco Cerri , Renato Sellani , Gianni Basso and Fabrizio Bosso . Often flanked by his idol Frank Sinatra, Matteo over the years has built up an increasingly personal and well-defined style.
Multi-talented artist, singer, actor, radio voice and journalist, he was awarded in 2008 as Best New Talent at Elba Jazz . His recording debut “ Just Smile ” and his second album “ Live In Studio ” were enthusiastically received by the public and by national and international critics. His latest album remained the best-selling jazz album on iTunes for two weeks and one of the live shows recommended by the Apple Store for six months.
It has sold more than 50 thousand copies in Italy and around the world: in the United States, Canada and Japan.