Tobacco Dock, London
31 October - 2 November 2019
Tobacco Dock, London 31 October - 2 November 2019
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Tobacco Dock, London 31 October - 2 November 2019

Giorgio Tuinfort

Record Producer

Spotify Presents: Secret Genius

  • 15:30 - 16:30
  • Thursday 8 November
  • Career Advice
  • Discovery Theatre presented by Spotify

    About Giorgio

    Born in Paramaribo, Suriname, Giorgio Tuinfort grew up in The Hague, Netherlands. He is a classical pianist with a jazz influence. Giorgio wrote music and composed melodies starting at age 6. He studied at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague from age 11, being admitted to the prestigious Young Talent Class. From age 12 he became known for his improvisation skills and ability to combine classical music with contemporary pop.

    Discovered by dutch Studio entrepreneur and producer Rutger "Rutti" Kroese, Giorgio began his professional career at age 16, successfully composing and producing for established local artists. Subsequently Tuinfort embarked on an international career and moved to the United States in 2006, to work together with then upcoming Senegalese-American recording artist Akon. They created a style together that became influential in the radio pop culture and years after. In the years following he collaborated with many musicians, including Michael Jackson, Sia, Rihanna, Whitney Houston among many others. In 2009 he partnered with David Guetta to again establish a sound that became prolific for radio pop culture, this time combining EDM, pop and urban music. Until today Tuinfort and Guetta have been on a continuous hit making run, selling hundreds of millions and streaming billions. Justin Bieber. Arianna Grande, Nicky Minaj and many, many more have had chart topping songs with production credits from Giorgio.

    When asked, he still mentions Classical Music as the "Love of his Life" and expresses his ambitions to work on a classical oriented album as well as doing movie scores in the near future.

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