Marco Pacassoni

Marco Pacassoni

Marco Pacassoni Quartet - Bungaro

Marco Pacassoni graduated cum laude at "G. Rossini" Conservatory and in Professional Music at Berklee College of Music of Boston cum laude.

Marco has played with Michel Camilo, Alex Acuna, Horacio "el negro" Hernandez, Steve Smith, John Beck, Amik Guerra, Trent Austin, Greg Hutchinson, Chihiro Yamanaka, Bungaro, Malika Ayane, Petra Magoni, Raphael Gualazzi, Luca Barbarossa, Francesco Cafiso, among many others.

Marco has been invited to prestigious International and Italian Festivals and Clubs such as Estival Jazz Lugano (Swiss), Roccella Jonica Jazz Festival, Fano Jazz Festival, Locomotive Jazz Festival, Sant'Elpidio Jazz Festival, Festival International de la Musica in Gandia (Spain), Adams Percussion Festival (Holland), DrumWorld Festival (Holland), Amsterdam Marimba Festival (Holland), SummerJazz Festival Casa del Jazz in Rome, Blue Note Milan, Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, Bimhuis Jazz in Amsterdam (Holland), Bravo Caffa¨ in Bologna, EastShore Jazz Club (Pechino, Cina), La Plantation (Pechino, Cina), Salon 10 (Hong Kong, Cina), Peel Fresco (Hong Kong, Cina), Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Pechino, Osaka (Giappone) e Hong Kong, among many others.

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  • Most memorable Next-Level Performance

    the first time I met Gary Burton at Umbria Jazz Festival, he took me a lesson before his concert with James Moody, we played A Night in Tunisia on vibraphone and having him playing with me was so inspiring....after that lesson I dreamt to become a musician.
  • What Drives Your Creativity?

    Anders Astrand says: "the most lyrical player I can think of, you give him melody and he paints the most beautiful colors"