Luca Zabbini al piano

Luca was born on 26 March 1984 in S.Giovanni in Persiceto , near Bologna. His father Onelio was flautist and saxophonist and his grandfather was pianist. His uncle Massimo was a drummer. Therefore, Luca was surrounded by music from his early days , listening to his father and grandfather while composing. In 1990 Luca took the first piano lessons and the first steps in improvisation , listening to jazz and rock from father’s vinyl . One of those vinyl was by Emerson Lake and Palmer. Luca was soon fascinated by ELP music and started playing Keith Emerson’s parts on the keyboard. In 1995 he had his fiirst band called Fattore Comune, a disco-funky cover band. In 1996 Luca founded the K2 band, with bassist Giambattista Giorgi (GB ) and guitarist Luca Comellini.
This band played progressive rock music, like ELP’s cover (Tarkus , Pictures At An Exhibition , Hoedown , ecc…). In 1997 Luca joined the “O.Vecchi” Musical Institute as pianist and composer. Luca has written a great amount of compositions, from jazz to rock and classical , like Guadiana (a suite for two pianos and two cellos) and soon he will finish to write a concerto for piano and orchestra. In 2004 he became the keyboardist of Jesus Christ Superstar musical’s company in several theatres.
He played in several cover bands too. His favourite classic composers are B.Bartòk, S.Prokofev , S.Rachmaninoff , A.Ginastera but mainly J.S.Bach. In 2006 he composed a concert for piano and orchestra. In 2003 his dream came true when founded Barock Project, with the intent to spread the classical atmospheres mixed with the power of rock, playing around the world in prestigious festivals and places ( ”RosFest 2018” U.S.A., “Symphonic Night 2017” Tokyo, Japan ; “ProgDreams” Boerderij – Holland, 2017)

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