Franco Cerri

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Franco Cerri (born 19 January 1926, Milan, Italy) is an Italian jazz guitarist and bass player.

Franco Cerri is not only one of the world's most popular and most authoritative Italian guitarists, but is also one of the most important stylists in the European jazz world. He began his long and prolific career in 1945 with Gorni Kramer and in 1949 he accompanied Django Reinhardt. In the 1950's he worked with notable jazz musicians including Chet Baker, Gerry Mulligan, Billie Holiday and Lee Konitz. He also led modern jazz quartet or quintet and became a leader in the Italian and European jazz world. On 1 January 2006, he was named "Commendatore della Repubblica" (official title awarded for service to Italy) by President of the Italian Republic Carlo Azeglio Ciampi. Father of Stefano Cerri.
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33 QPX 8018 Franco Cerri - International Jazz Meeting album art Franco Cerri International Jazz Meeting (Album) Columbia 33 QPX 8018 Italy 1961 Sell This Version
33QPX 8043 Franco Cerri - Bossa Nova album art Franco Cerri Bossa Nova (Album) Columbia 33QPX 8043 Italy 1963 Sell This Version
MRJ 8006 Franco Cerri - Bossa Nova album art Quintetto Basso-Valdambrini, Renato Sellani, Dino Piana, Franco Cerri, Giovanni Basso, Oscar Valdambrini Quintetto Basso-Valdambrini, Renato Sellani, Dino Piana, Franco Cerri, Giovanni Basso, Oscar Valdambrini - Bossa Nova(LP, Mono) Ricordi MRJ 8006 Italy 1963 Sell This Version
33QPX 8059 Franco Cerri - Franco Cerri album art Franco Cerri Franco Cerri (Album) Columbia 33QPX 8059 Italy 1964 Sell This Version
FG 5019 Franco Cerri - La Sera A Casa Con Te  album art Franco Cerri La Sera A Casa Con Te (Album) CGD FG 5019 Italy 1965 Sell This Version
GT LP 1003 Franco Cerri - 12 Bacchette Per 1 Chitarra album art Franco Cerri 12 Bacchette Per 1 Chitarra(LP, Album) GTA Records GT LP 1003 Italy 1966 Sell This Version
LPM 2012 Franco Cerri - Metti Una Sera Cerri album art Franco Cerri Metti Una Sera Cerri(LP, Album, Gat) Music Superstereo De Luxe LPM 2012 Italy 1973 Sell This Version
CM 002 Franco Cerri - A Limen album art Franco Cerri A Limen(LP, Album, Promo) Malobbia CM 002 Italy 1975 Sell This Version
CM 000 Franco Cerri - From Cathetus To Cicero album art Franco Cerri From Cathetus To Cicero(LP, Album, Promo) Malobbia CM 000 Italy 1975 Sell This Version
Pld.A 6035 Franco Cerri - Querce Platani E Cerri album art Franco Cerri Querce Platani E Cerri(LP) PDU Pld.A 6035 Italy 1975 Sell This Version
CM 003 Franco Cerri - Franco Tony & Pompeo album art Franco Cerri Franco Tony & Pompeo(LP, Album, Promo) Malobbia CM 003 Italy 1976 Sell This Version
MRX 70001 Franco Cerri - Nuages album art Franco Cerri Nuages(LP, Album) Ricordi MRX 70001 Italy 1976 Sell This Version
FO 338 Franco Cerri - Franco Cerri Jazz album art Franco Cerri Franco Cerri Jazz(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Dire (2) FO 338 Italy 1977 Sell This Version
FO 347 Franco Cerri - Un Suo Modo Di Dire album art Franco Cerri Un Suo Modo Di Dire (Album) Dire (2) FO 347 Italy 1977 Sell This Version
2 Franco Cerri - Col D'Orcia Jazz: Concert For Brunello album art Gianni Basso, Franco Cerri, Tony Scott (2), Renato Sellani, Julius Farmer, Giancarlo Pillot, Lilian Terry Gianni Basso, Franco Cerri, Tony Scott (2), Renato Sellani, Julius Farmer, Giancarlo Pillot, Lilian Terry - Col D'Orcia Jazz: Concert For Brunello(LP, Promo) C.D.O. 2 Italy 1977 Sell This Version
1978 Franco Cerri - Noi Duero album art Franco Cerri, Gorni Kramer Franco Cerri, Gorni Kramer - Noi Duero(LP) Malobbia SPA 1978 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
FO 356 Franco Cerri - Demoiselle album art Franco Cerri, Sante Palumbo, Julius Farmer Featuring Eddie Daniels, Grady Tate Franco Cerri, Sante Palumbo, Julius Farmer Featuring Eddie Daniels, Grady Tate - Demoiselle (Album) Not On Label FO 356 Italy 1979 Sell This Version
FO 361 Franco Cerri - Omaggio A Bill Evans album art Franco Cerri Omaggio A Bill Evans(LP) Dire (2) FO 361 Italy 1981 Sell This Version
Cdc 01 / Cdc 02 / Cdc 03 / Cdc 04 Franco Cerri - Corso Di Chitarra album art Franco Cerri E Mario Gangi Franco Cerri E Mario Gangi - Corso Di Chitarra(4xCass + Box) Gruppo Editoriale Fabbri Cdc 01 / Cdc 02 / Cdc 03 / Cdc 04 Italy 1982 Sell This Version
Cdc 09 / Cdc 10 / Cdc 11 / Cdc 12 Franco Cerri - Corso Di Chitarra album art Franco Cerri E Mario Gangi Franco Cerri E Mario Gangi - Corso Di Chitarra(4xCass + Box) Gruppo Editoriale Fabbri Cdc 09 / Cdc 10 / Cdc 11 / Cdc 12 Italy 1982 Sell This Version
CRP 012, CRP 12, none Franco Cerri - Effetto Alfa album art Cerri* - Intra* Cerri* - Intra* - Effetto Alfa Paragon (4), Paragon (4), Alfa Romeo, Italian Accessory System CRP 012, CRP 12, none Italy 1983 Sell This Version
FO 372 Franco Cerri - Today! album art Franco Cerri Today! (Album) Dire (2) FO 372 Italy 1984 Sell This Version
FO 374 Franco Cerri - From:Milan To:Frankfurt / Main Re: Jazz Twins album art Franco Cerri / Enrico Intra Franco Cerri / Enrico Intra - From:Milan To:Frankfurt / Main Re: Jazz Twins(LP) Dire (2) FO 374 Italy 1985 Sell This Version
FO 377 Franco Cerri - Back To Jazz album art Bruno Lauzi Featuring Franco Cerri - Paolo Conte - Dado Moroni - Sante Palumbo - Renato Sellani Bruno Lauzi Featuring Franco Cerri - Paolo Conte - Dado Moroni - Sante Palumbo - Renato Sellani - Back To Jazz(LP, Album, Gat) Dire (2) FO 377 Italy 1989 Sell This Version
ARJ 701 Franco Cerri - Pregiata Ditta Dal 1980 album art Franco Cerri - Enrico Intra Quartet Franco Cerri - Enrico Intra Quartet - Pregiata Ditta Dal 1980(LP) Ariston ARJ 701 Italy 1990 Sell This Version