The son of an Italian father and a Scottish mother, born in Glasgow and grew up in Livorno, Italy, Niki La Rosa picked up a guitar at the age of 10 and was soon writing his own music.

His first album “Highways and Skies” was produced by his uncle Ian Campbell and recorded in London in 2006. In 2010 he recorded his second album “Intrio” with two musicians Roberto Luti on slide guitar and Massimo Gemini on saxophone. The album contained songs both in English and Italian. In 2012 Francesco Nuti, a famous Italian actor and film director asked Niki to present his new song “Olga Tu Mi Fai Morir”, the soundtrack of his new film “Olga e i fratellastri Billi” at the Sanremo Music Festival, but was not selected.

In 2013 Niki recorded his third album “London Journey” produced with Marco Baracchino, and released it in 2015. In August 2014, Niki took part in the “Playing For Change” project doing vocals for the song “Lean on me”.

The video involved musicians worldwide and was commissioned by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s “The Art of Saving a Life” campaign. In the same year Valerio Groppa, a talented Italian film director, selected one of Niki’s songs “When You Look Into My Eyes” for his film “Gran Finale”. In 2015 Niki recorded the soundtrack for the film “The Colour of Grass”, a film by Juliane Blasi-Hendel.

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