We are a small team of talented professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you.
composer, pianist and conductor
Federico Longo is a composer and a pianist as well as a conductor. He has studied Piano and Composition with Robert W. Mann. He obtained a diploma in Orchestral Conducting at the Pescara Musical Academy and the Wiener Meisterkurse diploma at the Vienna Hochschule für Musik. From 1997 to 2000 he continued his studies at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena where hi was awarded several scholarships and the most prestigious “Diploma d’Onore”. As a conductor his debut at the Berlin Philharmonie Hall and at the Sydney Opera House marked the beginning of his international career. His concert activity has offered him the opportunity of performing in important Halls and Tours in USA. In June 2020 he has composed his new album “Notte di Luce” for Orchestra and piano, clarinet and violin solos. This album was entirly recorded in Cremona and was played live and shown on Rai1 in august 2020. In 2009 the president of Italy awarded Longo the prestigious title of Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.
performer, singer and songwriter
Riccardo Pasquarella is a songwriter, musician and producer from Italy. He started to learn guitar among 12 and 13 years old. He joined a band around 14 years old learning and getting deep into its instrument and learning to play with other people, this will be one of the most peculiar thins and features of his musical life. After that, around 2005 he started to play with the “Helloscorate” band with which recorded an album “Un forte giramento di testa” in 2010 and make different gigs in Italy. after that experience, he found the band Kids With The Crown, writes records and produces his own music and songs. In 2013, inspired by Roman popular music, he wrote, arranged, recorded and produced the album “L’insogno” entirely by his own hands, bringing this music in some shows with a band “Santi Bailor”. During this period he writes other music for another musical project that he will call “La sonda Cassini” completely inspired by the idea of universe, planets, space, and other astronomical ideas. At moment he is still playing, recording, arranging and producing new songs and music.
singer and songwriter
Performer and voice teacher in Italy, USA, Ecuador and India, she has been featured in countless productions and live acts along with international artists such as Danilo Perez, Rosa Passos, Oscar Stagnaro, Mark Walker and many others. Eleonora has recorded three albums under her own name.
Guitarist, arranger and composer
Composer and arranger for documentaries, movies, theatre and advertising, he has performed and recorded as a leader (and as a sideman) in jazz, brazilian, latin and pop music productions, in Italy and all over the world. Winner of 1977 European Award for the best music spot in advertising.
PAOLO DI CIOCCIO
Oboist and Composer
Paolo Di Cioccio (1963) is a oboist, composer and teacher.He is oboe professor at Ottorino Respighi Conservatorium in Italy and plays concerts from baroque to the vanguard music.He is electronic composer and founder of groups like Theatrum Chemicum, Le Borg and Le Grand Lunaire, playing also synthesizers and the theremin.His compositions are written often for documentaries and theatre.
ENRICA DI NUCCI
Singer and Songwriter
Originally from Gaeta. She began studying jazz singing and piano at the age of 19 at the St. Louis College of Music. She studied with Barry Harris, Bob Stoloff, Wanda Sa.Since the early years she has deepened her study of Jazz, in particular her love for Brazilian music has driven her to an intense research that she is still pursuing with great passion.She takes inspiration and pays tribute to MPB (Popular Brazilian Music) and to Italian music, going beyond the patterns in her own style.Her passion for Brazil and Jazz, cultures that have mutually influenced and nourished each other, inspire her compositions.
Accordionist and composer
Stefano Indino has performed numerous concerts in Italy, abroad, accompanied singers and actors, recorded records as a performer and arranger producer. It boasts illustrious collaborations, among others: the Oscar winner Nicola Piovani, M “Pippo Caruso, M” Fabio Frizzi, Gino Vannelli, Gianni Togni, Fiorella Mannoia, Gianluca Grignani. With Massimo Ranieri since 2012 he is present in the show “Sogno e son desto” with many active concerts in Italy, abroad and has participated in the 3 Rai editions of Sogno and are produced by Bibi Ballandi. He performs as a soloist in concert dedicated to the accordion; on many occasions the show is enriched by Alessandro Golini on the violin and Paolo Battistini on the guitar thus forming the GoInBa trio. Since 2015 he directs CDM Casa della musica.
Guitarist and composer
Rome-based composer and improviser Adriano Lanzi plays guitar, electronics, occasionally bass. He has recorded music – as a leader or sideman – on a number of italian and european labels. He had a long collaboration (1996-2003) on the live stage and in studio, with the griot Siriman Pape Kanoutè from Senegal, maybe the first musician to popularize the kora (west-african harp/lute) and the mandinka culture in Italy, taking part with him in several concerts and national radio broadcasts, and providing music for theater productions. He founded the post-rock group El Topo (Off, 2008) expanding to full band a previous duo with Omar Sodano which had debuted on Klangbad in 2004. He is currently in MU, duo with cello player Federica Vecchio (two albums of original material), in K-Mundi (electroacoustic trio with turntablist and sound artist Økapi and drummer Marco Ariano), and in Le Grand Lunaire, with oboist/thereminist Paolo Di Cioccio. More collaborations through the years: with rock in opposition and improvised music veteran Geoff Leigh (ex Henry Cow); singer-songwriter and punk rocker Stefano Giaccone (Franti/Kina); Seattle vocalist and multiinstrumetalist Amy Denio; welsh postpunk/psych band Ectogram, and many others. Since 2001, he has been regularly composing and performing live scores (for guitar or for electronic instrumentation) to classic silent movies, in clubs and festivals in Italy and abroad
Pianist, composer and conductor.
Claudio Luongo, Italian musician, graduated as a pianist, composer and conductor, and graduated in Literature and Philosophy, DAMS, from the University of Bologna. He expresses himself eclectically in the musical world, living his artistic experience making music in different forms.
He has signed pieces for documentaries, for various television programs, commercials, films and documentaries (soundtrack of the film VITRIOL, music for various TV formats such as Geo & Geo, Uno Mattina, Sereno Variabile, Linea Blu etc.). In 2018 he composed and conducted the initials of “Sereno Variable” with the Rai National Orchestra of Turin.
He has recorded CDs for some Libraries (Egeria, RaiTrade / VideoRadioRaitrade, Raitrade / SMC, Aventino Music).
He was artistic director of important festivals and music festivals and was responsible until 2014 of the “Department of music and entertainment” of C.I.M (confederation of Italians in the world), artistic director of the association “Italians in the world”.
pianist, keyboardist, arranger and composer
He began his career at early age as a sideman of many famous italian pop singers. He soon became one of the best european keyboard players in latin, salsa and brazilian music playing with, among others, La India, Maelo Ruiz, Tony Vega, Ray Sepulveda. Since 1991 he works regularly in RAI Radio Televisione Italiana and as a music teacher in Rome.
Guitarist, lutenist and composer
Davide Mocini, graduated from the “G. Verdi” Conservatory in Torino (Italy) in classical guitar and form the Istituto “F. Vittadini” in Pavia in Lute. He collaborates with several Early Music Ensembles taking part in the most prestigious Early Music and Chamber Music Festivals (I Concerti della Fondazione Marco Fondella, Pavia Barocca and Tesori di Orfeo). As electric guitarist and singer he published an album titled “Te’ della sera” of which he is both the songwriter and lyricist. In recent times he has dedicated many of his concert activities as lutenist, to the promotion of his latest album “Heading to the Wood”. As session musician he take part to the recording of some albums of various artists (Esmeralda Sciascia, Filippo Gambetta, Luca Falomi) and as composer he write soundtracks for documentaries, film and movies.
Multi instrumentalist, music therapist and composer
Umberto Vitiello built his experience in over 30 years of activity during which he explored and elaborated several musical styles. He combined them in a unique sound that blends his exceptional quality as vocalist, percussionist, player of different instruments, composer, author, music therapist and teacher. Sensitive and eclectic, Umberto is a traveling musician who’s performances reflect his personal feelings and emotions experienced in his peregrinations in Africa, Brazil, Antilles, and the Mediterranean sea. He performed his own lyrics and musics as wells as cover pieces, in numerous collaborations and participations to international events and festivals.
Guitarist and composer, owner of Aventino Music
After having graduated in guitar at Santa Cecilia Conservatoire in Rome with full marks, he continued his studies in composition and electronic music. Winner of the first prize at the Third International Competition for Composition and Transcription for Symphonic Band “Giacomo Di Mario” Poggio Mirteto (Italy) in 2016. As a guitarist he collaborated with Teatro dell’Opera di Roma (directed by Riccardo Muti, Bruno Campanella, Sergio Argiris, José Maria Sciuto), RAI and other institutions as soloist and in chamber music formations.Since the nineties he collaborates as an external consultant with the Department of Computer Science (La Sapienza University of Rome). In these years he writes numerous algorithmic compositions, scientific articles and is invited to international conferences. He has published with some labels such as Aventino Music, RaiCom, RaiTrade, OpenSound Music, Flipper, Fm Records, Deneb, Fonit-Cetra Rai, Primerose Music, Rosso di Sera.