Anna Garano is a composer and a classical and flamenco-trained guitar player from Trieste, Italy.
She composes and performs her own music as well as arrangements of traditional music, as a soloist and with musicians of varied origins, in Italy and around the world. Among them: Marko Feri, Massimiliano Forza, Tony Kozina, Flavio Davanzo, Karina Oganjan, Blaz Celarec, Alessandra Franco, Alessandro Simonetto, Vinicio Capossela, Mario Brunello, Romina Basso, Doug Wieselman, Ned Rothenberg, Marc Ribot, Anaïs Tekerian, Shane Shanahan, Kinan Azmeh, Maurizio Ravalico, Fabio Lazzarin, and U.T. Gandi. She has recorded for RAI (Italian radio television) and Radio Capodistria (Slovenia). She has recorded four albums of her own music: Sombra (with double bass player Massimiliano Forza), Come il re di un paese piovoso (with Alessandra Chiurco, voice; Flavio Davanzo trumpet), Gioco a nascondere (with Alessandra Franco, voice) and Lessness (solo and duets with Marc Ribot, Flavio Davanzo, Anaïs Tekerian, and Doug Wieselman). More recently, she works in collaboration with Anaïs Tekerian and artist Kevork Mourad, and has just finished recording a CD of traditional Armenian music, in her original arrangements, together with Anaïs Tekerian.