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Mister Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner was born the 2nd October 1951. That name may doesn’t tell you that much. He is known worldwide as STING.
Sting took his nickname while playing in jazz clubs at the beginning of his amazing careerBack then, he performed wearing a black and yellow sweater with stripes, so he was called STING , since his clothes reminded a bee. He alternated his activity as a musician with a job as a School teacher.
His big time began when he moved to London and formed the Police. The band explored the ferocity of punk rock adding a richness of elements non usual on that style, letting show the virtuosity of his members. The Police evolved towards pop music with some elements of reggae and jazz music creating ‘’standards’’ in pop music such as ‘’every breath you take’’.
Even if there was not a formal dissolution of the band, each member took his own path for a solo career in the middle of the 80’s (at the top of their success). Sting as singer and song writer of The Police continue a very successful career by his own.
STING is 59 years old. he keeps himself in good shape: How? running 8 km a day and practicing yoga as part of his daily routine.
He is music is unique, combining powerful and delicate sounds with direct references to jazz.
He is very fond to Italy, he has a residence in this country, where he lives for periods.
The 30th July you can see STING in action in Rome, at the Auditorium Parco della Musica. with the Ensemble Symphony Orchestra, will present a footage of the Police and his solo tracks.