Adams Percussion

Marco Pacassoni

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

He studied with Gary Burton, Ed Saindon, Victor Mendoza, Daniele Di Gregorio, Eguie Castrillo, John Ramsey, Steve Wilkes.

On 2005 Marco wins the award of the best jazz italian talent at "Chicco Bettinardi Competition" organized by Piacenza Jazz Festival.

Marco has been played with Michel Camilo, Alex Acuna, Horacio "el negro" Hernandez, Steve Smith, John Beck, Amik Guerra, Trent Austin, Italuba, Gerrison Fewell, Chihiro Yamanaka, Partido Latino, Malika Ayane, Raphael Gualazzi, Francesco Cafiso, Massimo Manzi, Marco Volpe, Massimo Moriconi, Filippo Lattanzi, Daniele Di Gregorio, Alessandro Ristori, Paolo Belli, Bungaro, Luca Colombo, Cesare Chiodo and many others...

Marco is percussion faculty at Liceo Musicale Rinaldini in Ancona and at Urbino University for italian semsters of University of Texas San Antonio.

Marco tought Masterclasses of Vibraphone at prestigious american colleges such as Oberlin Conservatory (Ohio), University of Minneapolis (Minnesota), Eastman School of Music (Rochester), Columbus University (Ohio), Cleveland University (Ohio).

On April 2014 Marco release a harmony and composition book "Quasi quasi scrivo una canzone..." Rodaviva Edizioni.

Since 2010 Marco is an Adams endorser for vibraphone and marimba, Sabian for cymbals and Bomap for sticks (Silverfox) , heads (Attack), percussions (Gon Bops), Rammer Drum


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