Interests
Guitars:
ESP MII and E-II Vintage Plus
Hobbies:
Travel
Television:
not too much
Movies:
Clockwork Orange, Scarface, and The Godfather
Music:
late 80's hard rock, hard rock & metal, 80's hair metal, Pop, 80's shredders, Funk, and Fusion
Gear (Amps, Pedals, etc):
Blackstar series one 104 and Mxr Pedals
Favorite Guitar/Bass Player:
Edward Van Halen
About me:

Born and raised in Verona Italy Roberto cut his teeth in the 80's with various local hard rock bands, in 1994 moved to Los Angeles to attend G.I.T. (Guitar Institute of Technology) at the Hollywood's MUSICIANS INSTITUTE in California. Graduated and nominated as "Outstanding Stylist Student" in 1995, he studied with SCOTT HENDERSON, PAUL GILBERT, BRETT GARSED, JENNIFER BATTEN, DARREN HOUSHOLDER, T.J. HELMERICH. Moved back to Italy in 1998, after playing in the L.A. area with various bands now Roberto plays with OSMOSI, playing originals, FIRE WARNING VAN HALEN Tribute Band and with DIAPASONBAND Vasco Rossi Tribute Band playing over 100 gigs per year. He worked and collaborates with the L.A. producer FABRIZIO V.ZEE GROSSI (Steve, Vai, Cypress Hill, Steve Lukather, Laura Pausini etc.) DISCOGRAPHY: NATI LIBERI Ho voglia Di Fare (Warner Chappell) 1996 NATI LIBERI: Nati Liberi (Warner Chappell) 1997 DIAPASOBAND: Dune (Indie) 2002 MICKEY THOMAS: Over The Edge (Frontiers-Europe; Nippon Crown-Japan; Cleopatra Records-U.S.A.) 2004 (Feat Richie Kotzen, Steve Lukather and Neal Schon. JAMES CHRISTIAN: Meet the Man (Frontiers- Europe; Nippon Crown-Japan) 2004 TOMMY FUNDERBURK: Anything for you (Frontiers- Europe; King Records-Japan) 2005 GERARDINA TROVATO: I sogni (1st Pop) 2008 FAUNO DI MARMO: Tunen Tytar II Compilation (Musea) 2009 SECOND SIGHT: Back on Earth (Greyhound) 2009. The Thomas, Christian and Funderburk albums were produced by Grossi and the Japanese famous magazines BURRNN!! and YOUNG GUITAR spotted Roberto with outstanding reviews concerning his guitar playing. He's also Co-founder and guitar instructor at ONEMUSIC School (where is author of the guitar curriculum) sited in Lugagnano Verona; at OneMusic he organized guitar seminars with CARL VERHEYEN, MATTIAS "IA" EKLUNDH & TONY MacALPINE , he also teaches Rock Techinques at L.A.M.S. and Guitar Shop in Verona. Roberto released his  solo album called Headed To Ganymede. On June 2011 he was invited to the GUITAR DAY 7 & VALVOLE DI SFOGO , SECOND HAND GUITAR, , and various in store clinics in Italy  to promote ESP and BLACKSTAR products. Roberto colloaborates with BACKLINE to promote the brands above.

 

 

Roberto endorses:

ESP Guitars

BLACKSTAR Amps

IN TUNE Guitar Picks

 

Full Discography:

 

NATI LIBERI  Ho voglia Di Fare (Warner Chappell) 1996

NATI LIBERI: Nati Liberi (Warner Chappell) 1997

DIAPASOBAND: Dune (Indie) 2002

MICKEY THOMAS: Over The Edge (Frontiers-Europe; Nippon Crown-Japan; Cleopatra Records-U.S.A.) 2004 (Feat Richie Kotzen, Steve Lukather and Neal Schon.

JAMES CHRISTIAN: Meet the Man (Frontiers- Europe; Nippon Crown-Japan) 2004

TOMMY FUNDERBURK: Anything for you (Frontiers- Europe;  King Records-Japan) 2005

GERARDINA TROVATO: I sogni (1st Pop) 2008

FAUNO DI MARMO: Tunen Tytar II Compilation (Musea) 2009

SECOND SIGHT: Back on Earth (Greyhound) 2009

ROBERTO VANNI: Headed To Ganymede (Ankh Productions) 2014

 

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