Roberto Vanni

About Roberto Vanni

Born and raised in Verona Italy Roberto cut his teeth in the 80's with various local hard rock bands, in 1994 moved to Los Angeles to attend G.I.T. (Guitar Institute of Technology) at the Hollywood's MUSICIANS INSTITUTE in California. Graduated and nominated as "Outstanding Stylist Student" in 1995, he studied with SCOTT HENDERSON, PAUL GILBERT, BRETT GARSED, JENNIFER BATTEN, DARREN HOUSHOLDER, T.J. HELMERICH. Moved back to Italy in 1998, after playing in the L.A. area with various bands now Roberto plays with OSMOSI, playing originals, FIRE WARNING VAN HALEN Tribute Band and with DIAPASONBAND Vasco Rossi Tribute Band playing over 100 gigs per year. He worked and collaborates with the L.A. producer FABRIZIO V.ZEE GROSSI (Steve, Vai, Cypress Hill, Steve Lukather, Laura Pausini etc.). He's also Co-founder and guitar instructor at ONEMUSIC School (where is author of the guitar curriculum) sited in Lugagnano Verona; at OneMusic he organized guitar seminars with CARL VERHEYEN and MATTIAS "IA" EKLUNDH , he also teaches Rock Techinques at L.A.M.S. and Guitar Shop in Verona. Now Roberto is busy working on a solo album.

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