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Luca Gemma is an italian indie-pop-rock singer and songwriter.
His career started in the 90′s in Milano, Italy, with Rossomaltese, a folk-rock band that generated a very personal style in the indie italian scene, with two albums- Santantonio (coproduced by Tony Bowers, bass player of the Simply Red) and Mosche Libere – and more then 350 gigs in Italy and France, also as opening act for Caetano Veloso, Tito Puente and Billy Bragg.
He has been writing lots of songs for italian pop singers, for moviesoundtracks and for national radio, tv and theatre productions.
To be mentioned also a lasting collaboration with Steve Piccolo (bassplayer and co-founder of the New York band Lounge Lizards) and Gak Sato (dj and producer from Tokyo) that brought to an album, Expedition, in 2004, distributed in Europe and Japan. They toured together for over 4 years collaborating also with New York guitarist and composer Elliot Sharp.
New studio solo-album of Luca, Blue Songs, for the first time performed in english, will be out in February 2015, follow up to his highly acclaimed former  albums: Saluti da Venus, 2004, Tecniche di Illuminazione, 2007, Folkadelic, 2010 and Supernaturale 2012. In these years he has been touring all around Italy, also opening the shows of Blonde Redhead, Archive, Paolo Nutini and Donavon Frankenreiter and has been invited to play in festivals in Manchester and Luxemburg. In 2013 he spent a lot of time playing in France in clubs, festivals, radio and tv-shows. His personal mashup of folk, rock, pop and soul for vocals, guitars, brass, tiny percussions and light electronic instruments is at its best now on Blue Songs, produced by Paolo Iafelice for the indie label Adesiva Discografica.