Francesco Gazzara, along his acid jazz, easy listening and contemporary prog projects (Gazzara, Hammond Express, The Piano Room), is a film and TV composer since the late 90’s. He has composed soundtracks for well known italian movie directors as Giuseppe Ferrara, Cristina Comencini, Francesca Muci, including music scores for RAI Cinema features and many other documentary TV productions. Gazzara has also composed jingles for famous brands as Jeep, Sky, Di Saronno, MTV. Some of his compositions have been extensively used in HBO‘s TV successful series Sex And The City (Seasons 1-5, 2002-2006). In 2014 he released a piano and orchestral double album titled Play Me My Song – dedicated to prog rock legends Genesis and their ’70s repertoire – especially recorded inside the prestigious Vatican Radio‘s “Assunta Hall”. Amongst his recent works, Francesco Gazzara has written the score for Simone Aleandri’s As Time Goes By, a biopic on italian artist Silvano Campeggi – illustrator and poster designer for Casablanca, Ben Hur and many Hollywood productions – recently screened at the Rome’s “Festival del Cinema”. With his project The Piano Room he has also released a dystopian concept album titled 2084 inspired by George Orwell’s 1984 and Boualem Sansal’s 2084: The End Of The World novels. In 2019 Gazzara has been involved on a major sound restyling for Vatican Radio broadcasting (FM and online), writing various jingles for podcasts and news titles. In January 2020 his second Gazzara Plays Genesis album Here It Comes Again was released by IRMA Records receiving enthusiastic reviews and personal appreciation from great artists as ex Genesis guitarists Steve Hackett and Anthony Phillips. In november 2020 a Gazzara live double CD was released (The Bossa Lounge Experience: A Live & Studio Experience, IRMA Records) celebrating 25 years of discography since the group’s debut album One (1996). In 2022 a Gazzara 9th studio album has been released, Progression (IRMA Records), a spiritual journey into the reilm of prog rock music, followed by his third tribute to Genesis, Gazzara Plays Genesis: Foxtrot, released exactly the same day as the original album, 50 years later. Last but not least, Francesco Gazzara is a music writer too, he has contributed for years to italian flagship music magazines such as Rockstar, Dance Music Magazine, Prog Italia and has published four books Mods: La Rivolta Dello Stile, Lounge Music, Storia Dell’Acid Jazz and the latest Genesis dalla A alla Z (500 pages), all still widely available in paper and (the first one only) in e-book formats.