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, John Beck Amik Guerra, Italuba, Gerrison Fewell, Partido Latino, Francesco Cafiso, Raphael Gualazzi, Gege’ Telesforo, Massimo Manzi, Massimo Moriconi, Filippo Lattanzi, Daniele Di Gregorio, Attilio Zanchi and many others…\
Since 2010 Marco is an Adams endorser for vibraphone and marimba, Sabian for cymbals and Bomap for sticks and heads.
I'm Endorser of:
Adams Vibraphones and Marimbas
Willing to teach
Intermediate to advanced
I'm Harmony, Composition & Jazz Ensembles Faculty at Modern
Accademy in Pesaro, Italy and Percussion Faculty at High
School in Ancona, Italy.
I teach clinics about the history of the vibraphone, his
techniques, jazz improvisation, composition and interplay
My last clinician tour was in U.S. with Filippo Lattanzi
(www.filippolattanzi.com) last march 2011:
University of Minnesota, Mn
Oberlin College, Oh
University of Akron, Oh
Columbus University, Oh
Athen University, Oh
Youngstown College, Oh
Eastman College, Rochester, Ny