Claudio Baglioni, Samuele Bersani, Massimo Ranieri, Gino Paoli, Teresa De Sio, Ornella Vanoni, Gianni Togni, Luca Barbarossa, Alexia, Nino Buonocore, Gatto Panceri, Nada, Marco Armani, Daniele Luttazzi, Amedeo Minghi, Syria, Little Tony, Alessandro Haber, Alessandro Safina,Tiziana Rivale, Barbara Cola...
Mario Guarini, bass player and doublebass player, is an italian session-man who has worked in studio and performed live for lots of artists: Claudio Baglioni, Samuele Bersani, Massimo Ranieri, Gino Paoli, Teresa De Sio, Gianni Togni, Luca Barbarossa, Alexia, Nino Buonocore, Gatto Panceri, Nada, Marco Armani, Daniele Luttazzi, Amedeo Minghi, Syria, Ornella Vanoni, Little Tony, Alessandro Haber, Alessandro Safina, Tiziana Rivale, Barbara Cola ... and many others. From 2006 to 2013 he is the bass player for one of the most popular Italian talent show “AMICI” hosted by Maria de Filippi.
With the orchestra of Maestro Peppe Vessicchio he plays on several TV shows performing for the following artists: Emma, Pierdavide Carone, Alessandra Amoruso, Annalisa, Marco Carta, Valerio Scanu, Loredana Errore, Karima, Antonino, Charles Aznavour, Miguel Bosè, Francesco Renga,Loredana Bertè, Mario Biondi, Christan De Sica, Pino Daniele, Roberto Vecchioni, Gianni Morandi, Antonello Venditti, Alex Britti, Fiorella Mannoia, Craig David.
In 2009 (produced by Maestro Franco Micalizzi) together with M.Rosati, D.Sensini, S.Mufale and C. Micalizzi, he releases his first Fiveforgroove's Cd, an instrumental ensamble, funky-jazz oriented.
In 2003 he begins to work with Claudio Baglioni for the “CRESCENDO” tour.
In 2010 he takes part of the first Claudio Baglioni world tour, the "ONE WORLD TOUR", recorded live from the Royal Albert Hall of London, and available on Cd and Dvd.
In 2012 he takes part of the “ITALIA LOVES EMILIA” event.
He workes for several editions of “OSCIA'”, a big festival in the Lampedusa island, performing for a numerous of artists including: Edoardo Bennato, Francesco De Gregori, Giorgio Faletti, Roberto Vecchioni, Enrico Ruggeri, Marco Masini, Paolo Vallesi, Povia, Paolo Meneguzzi, Riccardo Fogli, Anna Tatangelo, Alberto Fortis, Panariello, Max Pezzali, Gigi D'Alessio, Pino Daniele, Luciano Ligabue, Neri Marcorè, Giuliano Sangiorgi, Giusy Ferreri, Irene Fornaciari.
“I always wanted to release a solo album, an instrumental bass oriented record that truly rapresents me, and gives a detailed image of my playing style in all its facets. From the start i realized that the challenge was to combine my role of band leader of the project, with my deepest natural musical predisposition, to be a sideman. Luckily, i menaged to reach a good balance between this two attitudes with the first tune i wrote: the title track of the album “NOW IT’S MY TURN”.
From then on i began writing new tunes for the record. I tried to focus from the start on the musicians i would have liked to play on my tunes, so i had a clear idea of the sound i was after as i was creating my music, hence writing in a very specific direction. This led me to involve some of my all time music idols, i was so lucky to feature VINNIE COLAIUTA and SIMON PHILLIPS on drums, two of my biggest influences as i was growing up, MIKE STERN and MICHAEL LANDAU play guitar on the album , both of them have had a huge impact on my composing style, i was also able to involve RICHARD BONA , a living legend and a true ispiration, as a bass player and composer and also as human being. I was determined to play together with the guests i had in mind, but the difficulties and problems i encountered in scheduling the recordings, have kept delaying the release of my work since the very beginning.
Make this record took a long time , but i was able to grow as a player, sharing my project and musical choices, but i’m sure that the energy and the enthusiasm come across from the music, i also involved some of the greatest italian players, and i called each of them for a specific quality.
The album has been mixed by Roberto Rosu, that has been by my side since the beginning and mastered by GREG CALBI.
This album rapresents me, it’s a true picture of who i am now as a musician, i’m really happy to share it with you, and i sincerely hope it will comunicate the energy the joy the enthusiasm, the strength with which it was recorded”
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“I always wanted to release a solo album, an instrumental bass oriented record that truly rapresents me, and gives a detailed image of my playing style in all its facets.”
- Mario Guarini -
Here you can find the latest album of the artist, listen it and/or buy it!
Rose Cottage Records
1 NOW IT’S MY TURN
(Special Guests VINNIE COLAIUTA and MICHAEL LANDAU)
2 SEPULVEDA BLVD
(Special Guest VINNIE COLAIUTA)
3 THE DAY BEFORE
(Special Guests VINNIE COLAIUTA and MIKE STERN)
4 SABLE ROUGE
(Special Guest RICHARD BONA)
5 DISTRESSOR BLUES
(Special Guest VINNIE COLAIUTA)
(Special guest SIMON PHILLIPS)
7 BED BY THE SEA
8 THUMB UP!
9 NINA MIA
(Special Guest J. CARLOS ZAMORA)
10 OLD BOY
11 A DANCING STAR
(in memory of Jaco Pastorius)
12 SAGITTARIUS A
(Special Guest FABRIZIO BOSSO)
13 BREAD AND CORN
(Special Guest STEFANO LESTINI)
All songs written, arranged, produced and played on bass by Mario Guarini, Mixed by Roberto Rosu at Bobulate Studio Rome, Mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound NYC