A sonic experimenter with Casino Royale and ska entertainer with his Bluebeaters, Giuliano Palma is an artist whose personality has many facets and whose talent has gained the praises of critics as well as the public. In 1993 he started a side project called Giuliano Palma & the Bluebeaters. In 1997, Giuliano Palma & the Bluebeaters became more active, culminating in the release of their first record, simply titled The Album, in 1999. The following year The Wonderful Live was released and in 2002 Palma released his first solo record, Gran Premio. In 2005 Giuliano Palma & the Bluebeaters returned with Long Playing, which included 22 new cover versions of such diverse artists as Paolo Conte, the Pretenders, and Van Halen. A third effort, Boogaloo, came out in 2007.