Cosimo Erario, jazz guitarist and Italian singer-songwriter born in Carbonara di Bari on 27.04.68. He approached the guitar very young at the age of 7 thanks to his father, classic bassoonist. After the first guitar approaches with the weekly series lessons by Mario Gangi and Franco Cerri, he dedicated himself to jazz guitar with maestro Nino Lastilla. Later he studied jazz guitar and improvisation with the maestro Nico Stufano; He attended the Specialization Course at Siena Jazz held by Maestro Riccardo Bianchi and the Masterclasses of Ravenna Jazz with American guitarists Pat Metheny, Joe Diorio, Mike Stern. Following in Germany the workshops of Michael Landau, Frank Gambale, Bruce Kulick, Peppino D'Agostino, Andy Timmons, Preston Reed, Beppe Gambetta, Dan Crary and Scott Henderson in Italy. Following is a film music masterclass with Hans Zimmer. Alongside the many projects of jazz music with his trio and in several other formations, works in the pop-rock field collaborating with young artists of the Sanremo Festival (L.Zecchino, E.Mou, F.Boccassini) in studio and in tourneé. He works as a shift worker in Modena, Bologna, Milan, Bari, Cologne and Nuremberg. In 1994 he left for a long tourneé in Germany of almost 300 dates, with an Italian / German variety "La Piazza". In 1995 he settled in Cologne in Germany where he reformed his jazztrio with some Cologne musicians playing in many jazz clubs in the region. He works as a guitar teacher in some music schools in North-West Westphalia, including the DEUTSCHE POP AKADEMIE in Cologne. He devoted himself to composing music for short films and trailers with the WFilm of Cologne, winner of prestigious critics' prizes. In 2000 he founded an independent label and publishing house EGP records with an adjoining recording studio. It focuses on jazz and pop productions also as a producer. He performs in famous German television broadcasts: - 2005 "TOP OF THE POPS" RTL alongside Matthias Reim, E-Nomine, - 2006 "SCHLAG DEN RAAB" PRO7 and "MENSCHEN BILDER EMOTIONEN 2006" RTL alongside the TAKE THAT - 2007 "WETTEN DAS" ZDF - alongside Joe Cocker. - in 2016 he won the GLOBAL MUSIC AWARD and PRESTIGE AWARD in Los Angeles with his instrumental CD "The Diamond Quarter". Participates in numerous festivals and festivals. To be included are: - 2017/2018 "Der Zirkus kennt keine Grenze" tour in NRW; soundtrack of a film about the Italian circus family TOGNI. A.Palmitessa Music. Directed by G.Carrara - FESTIVAL "ITALIANA" editions 2018/2016/2014/2012/2010, as singer-songwriter presenting his unplugged albums and with Band; as a special guest along with jazz musicians Gianluca Petrella, Livio Minafra, Antonello Salis, Lewis Barnes, Alessandro Palmitessa, Vito Di Modugno, Daniel Manrique Smith, Holger Mertin; with the APULIAN TABLE and THREE ITALIAN CHITARRE projects. - since 2014 Numerous Concerts with the Cover Band "Road Runner" with "Jojo Joisten Band" and with the "Hennef Jazz Connection". - 2012 "MISTER VOLARE" (an event dedicated to Domenico Modugno) as a singer-songwriter together with Erica Mou and Kekko Fornarelli. "Art from the Heart", "African Festival" and Clubs Gigs with KIMA - "Emergenza festival", "Open Air Geldern" and Clubs Gigs with B.B.Thomas. - from 2005 "Istituto Italiano di Cutura" Köln, "Hansefest" Wipperführt, "Sieglinde" Hennef, "Herbrands" Köln, "Mojo" Köln, and many other concerts with his band. There are also numerous unplugged performances as singer-songwriter in Atelier, Museums, Clubs and Private Events. - 2010 "IM SCHOß DER ERDE - TWINS KUTURHAUPSTADT EUROPAS RUHR 2010" alongside Antonello Salis, Lewis Barnes, Alessandro Palmitessa, Holger Mertin with the project of soundtracking of the film "CAINÀ" and realization cd. - "DESIGN MIT DRIVE" in the Museumspädagogische Gesellschaft - Köln - "-" Italien zu gast bei freunden "- with the duo" Two Italian Jazz " - 2009 "EXTRASCHICHT 2009" in the LVR Zentrale with A.Palmitessa - "TOR ZU FRIEDEN", ​​"Museum Ludwig" Köln, "Musik in den Häusern der Stadt" Köln, "Kunsthaus Rhenania" with the jazz trio PEM - 2008 "50 JAHRE DEUTSCHE VITA" WDR as singer-songwriter. - 2005 "WORLD YOUTH DAY - Bonn" as Special Guest of the Menschen Sinfonie Orchester in Cologne (over 115,000 spectators). Performs as a singer, a maxi cd of songs in Italian produced by D.Krauthausen (Producer and Sound Engineer of M.M.Westernhagen). With him he also collaborates in the project "THE CHAMPS" (SONY) of the band "THIS SIDE UP" for the Formula 1 driver M.Schumacher, in the role of Vocal coach and lyricist. He often collaborates as a guitarist with producer Marcus Greiner (Soundbox) and for some artists: "The Redeemers", "Duke", "Worthy Davis", "Kima". With the EGP records it produces seven CDs in its name: - "WORLD" (instrumental jazz rock-2000) - "THE DOG IS MY KING" (electro instrumental, chill out, lounge- 2004) - "MILLE OCEANI" (singer-songwriter unplugged- 2006) It is placed at # 1 place (MYSPACE - Germany); # 1 p