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Primary Instrument: Clarinet

Marco was born in Locarno and grew up in the Italian speaking region of Switzerland. After attending the commercial school Marco decided to go ahead with studying the clarinet at the Zurich Music Academy under Hansjuerg Leuthold and Heinz Hofer. He also studied wind orchestra conducting under Franco Cesarini with whom he consolidated his skills in instrumentation and arranging.

After he received his diploma in orchestral performance and teaching, he became adjunct clarinetist for the orchestra of the Zurich Opera House. He then was selected as adjunct clarinetist for the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana. Marco earned his soloist diploma with a “First Prize for Virtuosity” from the Lausanne Music Academy, where he had studied clarinet under Frédéric Rapin. After having taken lessons with George Robert, he participated in various Jazz workshops with Gary Burton/Makoto Ozone, Oliver Ker Ourio and George Gruntz. He has also taken part in “Berklee at Umbria Jazz” and Zurich Jazz School programs....
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Article by Neri Pollastri, All about Jazz (Italy):

Difficile davvero riuscire a collocare questo disco, strano fin dalla formazione - un duo di ance - e giocoso fin dal titolo.Giordano Muto e Marco Santilli, innanzitutto, sono fior di musicisti, che non hanno cadute di stile né quando si dedicano alla musica popolare - “Sacra terra del Ticino”, con Santilli ottimo anche alla chitarra e alla voce - né quando si avvicinano, su composizioni originali, alla musica classica contemporanea - nella eccellente ed evocativa “Black”, per sax baritono e clarone, o in “Atlantis”. I due, poi, mischiano le carte in continuazione...

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