He is a pianist, composer, orchestra conductor, and was born in Milan. A jazz musician of international fame and more than three thousand concerts, Mr. Gaslini is also a recipient of ten Critics Awards. After completing six diplomas from the Milan Conservatory in music composition, Gaslini is also active in contemporary music. He has written operas, ballets, and symphonic pieces for the La Scala Theater, as well as for other important venues in Italy. His operas have been published by Universal Edition Vienna and Suvini.