Nominated as BEST JAZZ at the Orange County Music Awards 2008
Italian-Brazilian trumpeter, trombone player, singer, composer and arranger of Afro-Cuban-Brazilian rhythms, R&B, Pop, Jazz, movie soundtracks, jingles, industrial shows and certified teacher.
Based in Los Angeles he is trumpeter for Orquesta Guayao, Angel Lebron Y su Orchestra. Lately performed with the Tito Puente Jr. Orchestra, Francisco Aguabella, Colombian group: “La Sonora Dinamita” and famous Mexican Sonora Santanera, Mariachi Universal and Mariachi America Internacional.
Author of 13 instructional books with CDs: for Mel Bay Publications:
“ Latin American Trumpet Music” and “The Salsa Trumpet”, his own method for trumpet: “Il Trombettista Autodidatta” (by Carisch ed.), two for Curci Ed: “Milva sings Piazzolla” & “Per chi suona la Tromba”.
Also by ADG Productions: “Latin Brass Soloist”, “100 Ultimate Blues Riffs” and “The Latin Sax Soloist”.
A “Claudio Roditi note by note solos transcriptions” volume by Colin Publ. (New York). One of Gabriel’s albums (“Brazilatafro Project” vol.2) with cover story, was released as Play-Along by Dorn Publications with the June/July ’99 issue of “Jazz Player” magazine.
Rosati’s personal recordings are: “Mediterranean”(1991) “San Francisco Sessions”(1992), “Pacific Times” (1993), “Brazilatafro Project” vol.1, 2, 3 (1995, 97, 2002). “Live in Italy” (2001), “El Nuevo Clàsico” (2003), “Salsa!” (2004), “Celebration” (2006), “Satiro” (2007), “Heavenly Melodies” (2008) and Brazilatafro vol.6 (2010).
From 1990 to 1997, in the United States, as free-lancer, Rosati played with greats as:
Santana, Malo, Oreste Vilatos, John Handy, Deacon Jones & John Lee Hooker, Perez Prado All Star, The Checkmates, Os Originais do Samba, San Francisco All Star Big Band, also with the “Brazil World Tour” in Japan, Bob Mintzer, Billy Presto and bluesman Willy King.
Gabriel performed for three years at the major Las Vegas Spotlights: Caesar Palace, Bally’s, New York New York, Flamingo Hilton, Stardust, Luxor, Four Queens. During the past 20 years he toured Central America, North of Europe and twice Japan (opening act for three months at The Osaka Ritz Carlton Hotel with his own formation). Also, he appears on a Video with singer Gerardo titled “Darroumba” for Capitol Records, previously in Italy on Video Music Network, together with singer Vinicio Capossela and for a six months contract at the Italian National TV “Rai1” with the Night Live Show Band “Raimondo e le altre…”
During his early years he was trumpeter with the Pescara Academy, Swiss Youth Orch., Carabinieri Army Band and substituted for the European Strasbourg Symphony.
Workshops teacher of Jazz, Brass techniques and Afro-Cuban-Brazilian music programs in Denmark, Las Vegas Performing Arts Center, Tokyo Yamaha Jazz School, Fullerton College, Long Beach Polytechnic, Calstate University of Los Angeles, Romanian Conservatories and many others.. Rosati graduated in Brass, Solfege, Harmony, Music Theory, Psychology, Pedagogy at the Pescara National Conservatory of Music (Italy).. He studied Arrangement, Combo and lead trumpet at the Dick Groove University of Los Angeles (1990). Eclectic writer, he has composed the soundtracks for the French Movie “The Room of the Words” by Martìn Brochàrd plus background music, industrial shows and cartoon’s scores.