The Italian guitarist Francesco Staccioli has become a key musician and a highly regarded figure in the music industry. From his many live radio performances, television broadcasts and collaborations with top-rated artists, his impressive and long list of awards highlights his diverse career.
Francesco Staccioli gained national attention in his homeland when he performed with internationally acclaimed English heavy metal band Tygers of Pan Tang’s singer, Iacopo “Jack” Meille at venues such as the Tuscany Hall and Hard Rock Café in 2015 and 2016.
Since relocating from Italy to Boston in 2018, Francesco Staccioli has found success in the US, where he has collaborated with artists such as award-winning Eva Sita, Tristan Simone, Rae Alissa, and St. Oshun, recorded with Grammy-winning producer Zadra (Drake, Kanye West, Alicia Keys) and performed with Afro-pop Kenyan artist EduArdo Omondi for NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concert series, to name a few.
He has established himself as one of the most successful Italian artists in the US.
From Italy, to the USA, and Indonesia (Konser Untuk festival with Indonesia’s award-winning and national sensation, Monita Tahalea), he has performed all over the world ever since.
The Audio Engineering Society Award Program recently recognized his work, awarding him for his arrangement of Bill Withers’ “Just The Two Of Us” with audio engineer Hanwen Liu.
As an ambassador for the pedal and effects brand Dophix, he was one of the stars of The NAMM Show 2022.
With his long history in the music industry, Francesco Staccioli created the fusion-jazz band Rocket House with award-winning pianist Riccardo Gresino in 2019. Together they headlined the 2019 Salem Jazz Festival, and their self-titled debut album was released in March 2022, mixed by Grammy nominated engineer Rodrigo Martins and mastered by Leonardo Bertinelli (Bertinelli Sound).
Get ready : Francesco Staccioli is cooking up a solo project, inspired by Brazilian music, with 100% original compositions and arrangements, recorded in Boston with percussion, flute, violin, and lots of guitars!
A new single entitled “Another Life” will be released in August.
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