Ivano Icardi - (5 Pubblicazioni) iscritto da 968g

Ivano Icardi is a recording artist, guitarist, composer and music producer. From 2012 he became a Steve Vai's label Digital Nations artist. Born in 1975, he begins to play at the age of 5 participating and gaining several important national competitions for guitarists. As producer he participates at several Platinum Awards Albums and he collaborates actively with: EMI, Warner, Sony and Universal. While as composer he has been working with the main companies of the Italian television: RAI, Mediaset, La7, MTV, Sky, Magnolia, Walt Disney, 20 Century Fox… In the last ten years Ivano has been working about 3000 songs, and most of them have been published all over the world. Furthermore, as artistic director and arranger, he collaborates with the most forefront structures in the field of the audio recording; this activity, together with the participation on stage, allowed him to work with some of the best musicians and producers all over the world. In the last two years Ivano is in tour around Italy with his band alongside Lele Melotti on drums and Lorenzo Poli on bass. Quotes: Gregg Bissonette: (Toto, Duran Duran, Ringo Starr, Santana) "Amazing playing!" Tim Pierce (Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, Ricky Martin, Christina Aguilera) “Songs sounds great Ivano!!! Simply amazing!” Leland Sklar (Toto, James Taylor, Robbie Williams, Ricky Martin) “Really nice performance... MORE!” Carl Verheyen (Supertramp, Bee Gees, Robben Ford, B.B. King) “Very meaty tones. I like “The Snatch”, great melody!” Bryan Beller (Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Guthrie Govan) “You have a great bluesy, gritty, clean/dirty tone and the technique is outstanding.” John Giblin (Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Kate Bush, Simple Minds) “With this album, Ivano celebrates his deep blues roots, whilst embracing his great passion for romantic melody he is a truly formidable talent, and the few Days spent recording these tracks with Elio and Ivano, was one of my most Enjoyable studio experiences ever! When you bring good friends together who share the passion, the joy, and the love of music... magic happens!” Fabrizio Grossi (Steve Vai, Steve Lukather, Billy Gibbons, Joe Bonamassa) “When I hear of an instrumental guitar record i generally get bored immediately. With Ivano i didn't. The lack of extreme editing and questionable tweakings, the beauty of his tone and the minimalistic approach to each composition, made this CD a true and pleasing surprise. Melody and feeling always win over shredding and pyrotechnics, and Ivano successfully proves it.” Elio Rivagli (Claudio Baglioni, Eros Ramazzotti, Renato Zero, Fabrizio De Andrè) “In this project, Ivano expresses all his great musical talent and his amazing skill as a composer. It was a great pleasure to participate and share with Ivano and John this wonderful experience!” Press: Chitarre “Walking with the Giants is totally impressive, taking the listener by the hand on a trip through the states of mind of the author.” Musicoff “Walking with the Giants is a truly inspired work, the right reward and point of departure for one of the most interesting musicians worldwide.” Classic Rock Italia “Walking with the Giants shows how to court a guitar before you can really play it.” Guitar Club “Eclectic and refined guitarist, Ivano Icardi is a complete musician with an enviable technical - theoretical background and a really impressive curriculum.” Axe Magazines “A fantastic journey into the world of a well played guitar.” - Good Vibraton “Ivano Icard is a guitarist with a great technique, a beautiful and evocative sound and an extraordinary melodic talent.” Suoniestrumenti “Thirteen songs sung with guitar able to reach emotional peaks, typical of film soundtracks.” Computer Music Studio “We believe that here is someone who has something to say!” The Guitar Channel “Walking With The Giants the amazing album of the great Italian guitar player Ivano Icardi!”