Marco Fanton

/Marco Fanton

Photo credits: Elisa Morello

Photo credits: Elisa Morello

Photo credits: Elisa Morello

Photo credits: Elisa Morello

In breve

In the “Serena Rock Band” he was a minor but he had the opportunity to play with artists with great experience and he improved a lot his skills, thanks to the big concerts were he played in the north of Italy. In 1989, with this band, he recorded the album “Like A Dream”.

2016

Borned the “MFP”, a trio band composed by him and some of his oldest friends, where he plays music from his favourite artist and music written by him.

He was born in Padova, Italy, on March 19th, 1968.
He started playing pianoforte and violin at the age 6 but he left them at 10 to play the guitar.
In 1981 he enjoyed his first musical experience with the Band “Magma”.
At the beginning his musical repertoire was ispired by classic rock ( Deep purple, Black Sabbat) and then he combined it with his original songs.
In this period he had the opportunity to play concerts and for the first time he entered in a recording studio to record his first demo-tape.
In 1984 he joined an heavy metal band called “Swords” and he recorded his first mini LP, “The Black Opera”.
At the end of 1986 he left the “Swords” to enter in an Italian famos rock band from Padova “Serena Rock Band” founded by Francesco Serena, who used to be the lead singer in the band “Ragazzi dai capelli verdi”, a beat group very famous in the ’60.
In the “Serena Rock Band” he was a minor but he had the opportunity to play with artists with great experience and he improved a lot his skills, thanks to the big concerts were he played in the north of Italy.
In 1989, with this band, he recorded the album “Like A Dream”.

In 1991 he temporarily left the “Serena Rock Band” to replace the guitarist in the rock fusion band “Reporter”, where stand out the names of Massimo Aiello, Tullio De Piscopo’s student, and Giuseppe & Nicola Sorato ( Nicola is a session musician of great fame). Subsequently the name of the band changed in “Gate 4”.
From 1992 to 1995 he had a lot experiences with different band but the most important was definitely with a famous Italian band “Microdisco”. With the band he had one of the greatest experience of his life. They were the opening band for the Italian tour of Ray Charles. Thanks to his he had the opportunity to visit and play in some of the most beautifull stages in italy like Sistina’s theatre in Rome, Pala Hilton Pharma in Ferrara, PalaRaschi in Parma, PalaRuffini in Torino, Forum di Assago in Milano and Rossetti’s theate in Trieste.
From 1995 to 1997 he returned in the “Serena Rock Band”.
From 1998 to 2000 he played in a rock & roll band called the “ Crazy four”.
In 2000 he founded the “Sparks”, a cover band of Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple but the band broke up in 2005.
Since 2006 he has been playing in “T-Side”, a cover band of one of his favourite band of all time, the “Toto”.
In this period he has played in the “Redsugarband”, a cover band of one of the famous Italian singer and songwriter “ Zucchero Fornaciari”.
In 2016 borned the “MFP”, a trio band composed by him and some of his oldest friends, where he plays music from his favourite artist and music written by him.
His favorite kind music in Rock in all of his shades like funky and pop, especially blues.
His favorite guitarists are: Steve Lukather, Eric Johnson, David Gilmour, Micheal Landau, Scott Henderson, Robben Ford, Santata, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Micheal Cusson (Uzeb), Larry Carlton, Eric Clapton, Eric Clapton and some others, Anyway, he prefer melodic guitarists that have the ability to create strong emotions on the audience.