PRLog - Jan. 8, 2014 - FLORENCE, Italy -- Marco Di Maggio has been recognized by the International press as one of top world’s R’n’R guitarist.
The Sensational Guitar Sound of MARCO DI MAGGIO – Vol. 1
His brilliant musical background covers many styles, ranging from Rockabilly, Power Surf, R’n’R, Neo Swing, Country and Blues. He performed in more than 20 countries all over the globe, from Usa to China, appearing at top meetings as:
MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL 2009 (CH), VIVA LAS VEGAS 2000, 2001 (USA), GRAND OLE OPRY 2001 (USA), THE OLIMPIC GAMES IN TURIN - ITALY 2006 , JACKSON R’N’R FEST 2000 (USA),GREEN BAY ‘50’s FEST 2002 (USA), THE ROCKABILLY RAVE ’98, 2001 (UK), THE EDDIE COCHRAN WEEKEND ’99, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006 (UK), MUNCHEN R’N’R FEST 2002 (D), THE SUMMER JAMBOREE 2002, 2006 (ITALY) and many more.
Marco Di Maggio collected important collaborations with many R’n’R legends such as: JOHNNY FARINA (SANTO & JOHNNY), SLIM JIM PHANTOM (STRAYCATS), TERRY WILLIAMS (DIRE STRAITS), D.J. FONTANA (ELVIS’ DRUMMER), LINDA GAIL LEWIS (JERRY LEE SISTER), ROBERT GORDON, BILLY LEE RILEY, THE GENE VINCENT BLUE CAPS, also appearing on the same bill as SCOTTY MOORE, LITTLE RICHARD, THE COMETS just to name a few from a list of over 50 artists.
Terry Williams, the Dire Straits drummer, said about him: "I played with the greatests, B.B. KING, ERIC CLAPTON, MARK KNOPFLER, ALBERT LEE and I can say that Marco Di Maggio is one of them"
Marco Di Maggio released 10 cd’s, 1 teaching video, 1 videoclip, appearing in more than 35 international compilations.
His distinctive and innovative playing permitted him to perform in front of all kind of audiences and to be appreciated from Rockers, Heavy Metal fans, Jazz musicians and also alternative Rock listeners. He writes his own music with personality, mixing up an explosive cocktail of different influences.
With this double album, he shows his dexterity, versatility and maturity in music, where his extraordinaire technique and music taste are now at top world’s level.
20 tracks, 5 of them with vocal parts and the rest completely instrumental, where Marco plays all the instruments:
The CD was published on November 28th, 2013 by CD BABY / THUNDERBALL Rec. and is available on Marco’s Site www.marcodimaggio.com.
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